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Climate Justice At General Assembly

The theme of General Assembly (GA) 2016 is “Heart Land: Where Faiths Connect.” There will be many workshops and activities that tie this theme to environmental, ecological, and climate justice. These presentations may be of interest to individuals and congregations looking for inspiration and projects for their Green Sanctuary action plans.

Also, come by the UUMFE booth in the Exhibit Hall (#222), a.k.a., “Climate Justice Central.” for UUMFE, UU Young Adults for Climate Justice and Commit2Respond newsletters, action alerts, and sign-up stations.

 

Note:  HR = Hyatt Regency   CC - Convention Center

#221 Building Interfaith Partnerships To Address Climate Justice,  Thursday at 10:45 a.m., HR Union E, UU Ministry for Earth.

Panelists will share how the global events of Paris and Laudate Si get played out in localized environmental justice coalitions.

The Color of Water,  Thursday, 12:00 noon - 12:30 p.m., UUSC, Booth #207, Exhibit Hall C,

Amber Moulton, the UUSC researcher who produced the UUSC report The Invisible Crisis: Water Unaffordability in the United States will be discussing the report in a ‘pop up’ session at the UUSC booth. Moulton will be available for questions and share where to find more information. 

#231 Exploring Regional and Interfaith Grassroots Organizing for Climate Justice, Thursday at 1:15 p.m., CC Union Station Ballroom A, North Texas UU Congregations.

Come for stories and discussion of regional, interfaith, multicultural climate justice organizing that strengthens roots and relationships for localized transformation and liberation.

#257 Sustainable Development and Interfaith Action Against Climate Change, Thursday at 3 p.m., CC Hall F, UU United Nations Office.

Learn about UU delegates’ multi-faith and multinational dialogue at COP21, the United Nations climate conference where the Paris Agreement was adopted, and how we can engage in interfaith climate action in our communities.

#251 Proposed Congregational Study/Action Issues(CSAI) for 2016-2020, Thursday at 3 p.m., CC C220-222, Commission on Social Witness.

Hear advocates for four proposed CSAIs present their issues and respond to questions. Voting for the next CSAI will take place in the General Session II, Friday 8:30am - Noon.

#336 Faith Communities Can Work Together To Reverse Climate Change, Friday at 3 p.m., CC Battelle South, UUs for a Just Economic Community; First UU Church of Columbus, OH.

Faith community leaders will discuss climate change, and practical actions to address the failure of democracy to mitigate its, due to unchallenged corporate power and money.

#355 MORALtorium: The Faith Community and Hydrofracking,

Friday 4:45 p.m., CC Battelle Grand B, UU Pennsylvania Legislative Advocacy Network

The moral implications of fracking, including our health, safety and climate change will be discussed.  Also, strategies will be presented that have resulted in moratoriums that have been successful. Excerpts from the documentary Groundswell Rising will be featured.

 #411 Shared Liberation: Movement Building That Honors Front-Line Communities,  Saturday at 3 p.m., CC Union Station Ballroom A,  Center for Ethical Living and Social Justice Renewal.

Through a race, power, and climate justice lens, learn how UUs can stand on the side of love holistically, authentically, and with integrity.

In general, we approve links to faith and environmental organizations whose purposes and intentions are in sympathy with the principles of the UUA and the UU Ministry for Earth (UUMFE) mission and vision. Organizations linked on our site are reviewed and approved by the UUMFE board. The views expressed in linked sites do not necessarily represent those of the UUMFE or its members.

Unitarian Universalists

Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA)

UUA Commission on Social Witness

UUA Social Witness Ministries

Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU-UNO) Climate Change Task Force

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC) Environmental Justice/Human Right to Water

Unitarian Universalist Animal Ministry (UUAM)

Religious Organizations

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life

Earth Ministry

Interfaith Climate Change Network

National Religious Partnership for the Environment

Partnership for Earth Spirituality

Religious Witness for the Earth

The Regeneration Project

Web of Creation

World Pantheism

Interfaith Power & Light

Interfaith Power and Light

California Interfaith Power & Light

Georgia Interfaith Power & Light

Maine Interfaith Power & Light

Massachusetts Interfaith Power & Light

Michigan Interfaith Power and Light

Pennsylvania Interfaith Power and Light

Texas Interfaith Power and Light

Sources of Information

alaskauu1.blogspot.com - Houston (Emerson UU) transplant blogs about sustainable living at an off-grid, off-road cabin in Alaska.

Carbonfund.org

Center for a New American Dream

Citizens Climate Lobby

Climate Ark

Environmental News Network

Environment News Service - The Environment News Service (ENS) exists to present late-breaking environmental news in a fair and balanced manner.

Grist Magazine - A beacon in the smog. Environmental news from around the world, commentary, advice.

League of Conservation Voters

Northwest Earth Institute

The Earth Institute, Columbia University - The Earth Institute supports scientific research, education, and the application of research to advance nine interconnected global issues: climate and society, water, energy, poverty, ecosystems, public health, food and nutrition, hazards, and urbanization.

Union of Concerned Scientists - Citizens and Scientists for Environmental Solutions.

UCS Hybrid Center

Yes! Magazine - Powerful ideas, practical actions.

Music

Jim Scott, Music for the Earth