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Climate Action Team

Marchers with a sign reading "There is no planet B"

Climate Strike with Youth

Friday, September 20, 11:30 a.m. UUC meet up for march; 9 a.m.-noon Climate Justice Fest Join the Climate Action Team and other UU’s as we join youth worldwide in marching for a livable future....

Crowd of kids in front of government building with sign reading "Kids Want Climate Justice" - photo by Lorie Shaull

From the Climate Action Team

We Are Counting on You Every Friday for eight months, teenager Greta Thunberg sat outside Sweden’s parliament with her sign declaring a school strike to call for greater action on climate change. [1] Ms....

"American Sailing" - painting by Thomas Eakins

From the Climate Action Team

The Winds of Change “Imagination is essential to our ability to create, design and bring about the futures we want. Scientific inquiry, combined with our own dreams, fears and desires, are the building blocks...

Adult helping child water a newly planted tree

From the Climate Action Team

Restoring Relationship “Relationship endures…here is where our most challenging and most rewarding work lies, in restoring a relationship of respect, responsibility, and reciprocity. And love… “…A 1994 statement from the Indigenous Environmental Network puts...

Climate Action Team Meeting – August 11

Sunday, August 11, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Meadowbrook Community Center, Room 11 Join us to review the Climate Action Team’s mission, focus, and objectives. Help us take the next steps toward our long term goals...

Sun and solar panel

From the Climate Action Team

Dare a Deed that Challenges and Kindle a Hope [1] It is common to feel helpless and vulnerable in face of danger. Climate change is a danger that leaves many feeling anxious and wondering...

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...