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Unitarian Universalists to join Global Climate Strike September 20

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Unitarian Universalists to join Global Climate Strike September 20

‘This isn’t something a couple of kids can do. It’s something everybody needs to be taking action on.’

Elaine McArdle | 9/11/2019

The lawyer fighting for Liberia

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The lawyer fighting for Liberia

Award-winning environmental defender Alfred Brownell found renewed focus and faith in the battle to keep Liberia’s natural resources safe.

Sherri Scott | 9/1/2019 | Fall 2019

Environmental taboos

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Environmental taboos

Perhaps there is a place for taboos in Unitarian Universalism.

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 6/3/2019

On religious grounds

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On religious grounds

A congregation fought—and won—a three-year battle to install solar panels on its historic building.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 8/19/2019 | Summer 2019

The black oak is a bodhisattva

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The black oak is a bodhisattva

Simply by existing, it serves many others. For human beings, the work of the bodhisattva is a path of kindness, the choice to serve others as a way of life.

Stephanie Kaza | 8/5/2019 | Summer 2019

Creating a greener General Assembly

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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

Unitarian Universalists among leaders of youth climate strikes

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Unitarian Universalists among leaders of youth climate strikes

Young Unitarian Universalists helped organize student walkouts in several cities on March 15 to demand action on climate change.

Elaine McArdle | 3/29/2019

Gnomic insights: Big thoughts in little packages

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Gnomic insights: Big thoughts in little packages

An attempt to distill essential environmental teachings into proverbial wisdom

Jeffrey A. Lockwood | 3/27/2019

Two UU congregations honored for climate change work

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Two UU congregations honored for climate change work

Iowa and Massachusetts congregations win awards in Interfaith Power & Light’s Cool Congregations Challenge.

Elaine McArdle | 3/19/2019

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

Following the leaders

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Following the leaders

In the ongoing battle for the environment, we must learn to listen to those most affected.

Alicia Cooke | 12/10/2018 | Winter 2018

New UUA Common Read focuses on environmental justice

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New UUA Common Read focuses on environmental justice

‘Justice on Earth’ chosen for congregational discussion groups.

Staff Writer | 9/1/2018 | Fall 2018

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