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Snowflakes rising

Ideas

Snowflakes rising

It’s time we reclaim the snowflake story in all its intertwined ramifications.

Robin Colgrove | 12/23/2019 | Winter 2019

GA 2019 one of the greenest

General Assembly

GA 2019 one of the greenest

For the first time, all General Assembly venues relied entirely on renewable energy; two hotels also adopted ongoing in-room recycling.

Elaine McArdle | 8/29/2019 | Fall 2019

Creating a greener General Assembly

Ideas

Creating a greener General Assembly

For seventeen years, UUA GA Director Jan Sneegas has led a green meeting revolution.

Elaine McArdle | 6/10/2019 | Summer 2019

Sustainable elegance in Iowa

Spiritual landmarks

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

UU news

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

Life

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

UU news

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

Feature

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

Ideas

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

Blog

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

Ideas

Sustainability: not so fast

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

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 1/24/2017

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