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.’
First Peoples’ Convening focuses on climate-forced displacement
UU Service Committee co-sponsors gathering on climate change’s impact on Indigenous peoples.
Living the emergency
Climate activists turn to civil disobedience at the risk of serving prison time.
Virginia interfaith coalition targets local carbon emissions
Fairfax County alliance aims for carbon neutrality by 2050, helps nearby counties form similar advocacy groups.
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.’
To those who are tired
Injustice isn’t new, and it isn’t going away soon.
Three commandments: stay, learn, go
A Gary Snyder poem helps me find my way in our messed-up world.
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.
Sustainability: not so fast
Who could object to living sustainably? It depends on what we mean.
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.
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.’
As their spiritual educator, I’m teaching my kids the importance of authenticity.