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Climate Action Team

Looking up into the branches of an elm tree

From the Climate Action Team

The Gifts of Trees When I am among the trees,especially the willows and the honey locust,equally the beech, the oaks, and the pines,they give off such hints of gladness. ~Mary Oliver When you are...

Climate Warriors, Fiji

From the Climate Action Team

Poetics: Pacific Places, Rising Oceans, Rising Voices… For now, we sit, until we feel the existential personal threat of change. Holding the existence of our world in our hearts may be challenging, but, there...

Mount Rainier from above Myrtle Falls

From the Climate Action Team

What Do We Value as a Nation? For this 4th of July, Seattle PI columnist Joel Connelly wrote that we must not let narcissism “dominate and politicize Independence Day.” [1] We, the people, must...

"Touching" - drawing by Catherine Ruha

From the Climate Action Team

The UU Seventh Principle The UU Seventh Principle is thought of as our environmental principle, but it is really a very comprehensive principle. We covenant to affirm and promote “respect for the interdependent web...

Bold Nebraska

From the UUC Climate Action Team

Our Mutual Interconnectedness Last Sunday Reverend Beth spoke of awakening commitment to mutuality and awareness of our interconnected destinies; of finding collective power as a people to affect policy and cultural change. Here is...

Levi Draheim, Leonard Higgins and Aly Tharp

Youth Climate Lawsuit

Sunday, June 16, 11:15 a.m. in Meadowbrook Room 11 Come hear stories about the Youth Climate Lawsuit, actions of civil disobedience, and more from: Levi Draheim, the youngest plaintiff in the lawsuit, age 11“I...

Cover of Justice on Earth

From the Climate Action Team

The Climate Action Team invites you to engage understanding and living our Second Principle. UU Rev. Manish Mishra-Marzetti, in the book Justice on Earth, wrote: “Stepping into the inequality and suffering we have created...

Damned - a salmon painting by Catherine Ruha

From the Climate Action Team

This week the UUC Climate Action Team wants to call attention to the UN’s May 6 report on Species Extinction and to a promise of a local tribal group to be good caretakers: Until...

Loving the Interconnected Web of Existence

In light of this past Earth Day and Spring, the Climate Action Team invites you to meditate on this quote from Buddhist Teacher, Thich Nhat Hahn: We can all experience a feeling of deep...

Earth on stove

Climate Action Team Meeting – April 14

Sunday, April 14, 11:45 a.m.-1:10 p.m. in Meadowbrook room 23 Everyone is welcome to attend the next Climate Action Team meeting to learn what is happening in our city, county, state, and beyond and...

Earth on stove

Climate Action Team Meeting – March 10

Sunday, March 10, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Meadowbrook Room 23 (front) Seattle just released its latest emissions data. How are we doing? Not very well. Some Climate Action Team members have been meeting with...

Dead Sea - erosion gully

Water in the Holy Land

Sunday, February 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Meadowbrook room 23 The Seattle Chapter of Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East and UUC’s Climate Action Team are co-sponsoring this presentation which will include...

Earth on stove

Climate Action Team Meeting on January 13

Sunday, January 13, 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Meadowbrook Room 22 In their book Climate of Hope, Carl Pope and Michael Bloomberg state that cities account for 70% of greenhouse gas emissions. So that is where...

Cover of Justice on Earth

UUA Common Read: Justice on Earth

Justice on Earth: People of Faith Working at the Intersections of Race, Class, and Environment Sunday, January 6, 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Meadowbrook Community Center Room 21 The UUC Racial Justice Team and the UUC...

Family Tree-Planting Day

Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. to dusk, Vashon Island The UUC Climate Action Team invites you to join Plant-for-the-Planet Ambassadors to plant 100 trees and 100 shrubs, restoring 10 acres of Vashon Island forest with...

Learn About I-1631

Sundays October 14 and November 4 following the service UUC has endorsed Initiative 1631, which will be on our November ballot. Members of our Climate Action Team will be in the Meadowbrook Community Center...