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Sustainable elegance in Iowa

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Sustainable elegance in Iowa

When the Unitarian Universalist Society in Coralville, Iowa, built its new home, the congregation aimed to make it the ‘greenest church in Iowa.’

Sonja L. Cohen | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

First Peoples’ Convening focuses on climate-forced displacement

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First Peoples’ Convening focuses on climate-forced displacement

UU Service Committee co-sponsors gathering on climate change’s impact on Indigenous peoples.

Elaine McArdle | 3/1/2019 | Spring 2019

Living the emergency

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Living the emergency

Climate activists turn to civil disobedience at the risk of serving prison time.

Alexandra Varney McDonald | 6/25/2018 | Summer 2018

Virginia interfaith coalition targets local carbon emissions

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Virginia interfaith coalition targets local carbon emissions

Fairfax County alliance aims for carbon neutrality by 2050, helps nearby counties form similar advocacy groups.

Elaine McArdle | 12/4/2017 | Spring 2018

Nature demands respect

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Nature demands respect

We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’

Anthony Makar | 12/7/2017 | Winter 2017

To those who are tired

Life

To those who are tired

Injustice isn’t new, and it isn’t going away soon.

Pam Rumancik | 9/11/2017 | Fall 2017

Three commandments: stay, learn, go

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Three commandments: stay, learn, go

A Gary Snyder poem helps me find my way in our messed-up world.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 7/17/2017

Read this: Unitarian Universalists join anti-DAPL shareholder action

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Read this: Unitarian Universalists join anti-DAPL shareholder action

Unitarian Universalist Association is one of several religious organizations putting pressure on companies involved with the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Kenny Wiley | 1/25/2017

Sustainability: not so fast

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Sustainability: not so fast

Who could object to living sustainably? It depends on what we mean.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 1/24/2017

Read this: UUA President urges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline

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Read this: UUA President urges opposition to Dakota Access Pipeline

‘A textbook case of marginalizing minority communities in the drive to increase fossil fuel supplies,’ says UUA President.

Kenneth Sutton | 8/30/2016

Connecting with the universe at UBarU

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Connecting with the universe at UBarU

‘It would be hard to gaze at the magnificent night sky above UBarU and not feel some form of spiritual connection to the universe.’

Sonja L. Cohen | 6/20/2016 | Summer 2016

Saving ants

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Saving ants

As their spiritual educator, I’m teaching my kids the importance of authenticity.

Christine Organ | 5/31/2016 | Summer 2016

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