As a response to the Trump Administration's lease sale, senior religious leaders and state leaders sent letters to Congress urging protection of this sacred place. The leaders joined in solidarity with the Gwich'in community to steward God's creation. Letters were sent from black church leaders and leaders in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin.
Religious organizations applauded President Biden's decision to rejoin the Paris Agreement and lauded his Executive Orders on climate change. Click here to view the letter urging Biden to rejoin Paris. National faith leaders offered statements in support of rejoining the Paris Agreement and urged the Biden Administration to take action to address climate change. State religious leaders across the country also called on Congress to take action to address climate change.