Tell your Congressional Representatives to support funding for the Green Climate Fund for 2017.
Green Climate Fund
We urge Congress to support the $750 million budget request for the Green Climate Fund to both reduce greenhouse gas emissions and respond to the needs of the most vulnerable.
Solving the climate crisis is a global effort that will take years. Ask Congress to keep up support of the Green Climate Fund.
On September 24, Pope Francis said in his address to a joint meeting of Congress, “I call for a courageous and responsible effort to ‘redirect our steps, and to avert the most serious effects of the environmental deterioration caused by human activity.’”
The Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns commends the administration’s $3 billion contribution to the Green Climate Fund. This fund has the potential to finance important adaptation and mitigation projects to transform the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable communities to climate change in developing countries and to protect God’s creation.