Search Our Site

Page Navigation

Section Banner

Earth, Air, Water, and Fire

General Resolution

BECAUSE the seven principles of the Unitarian Universalist Association connect the values of democracy, personal growth, and social justice to a recognition of the interdependent web of all existence; and

WHEREAS safe air to breathe, safe water to drink, and a sustainable environment are essential for life; and

WHEREAS government support for environmental protection and energy conservation programs is inadequate;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Unitarian Universalist Association urges its member congregations, affiliate organizations, and individual Unitarian Universalists to increase their efforts to:

  1. Protect threatened and endangered species and their habitats;
  2. Advocate for clean air, both indoors and outdoors, and clean water;
  3. Promote the protection of public lands and water resources, and the responsible stewardship of private lands;
  4. Support and practice energy and water conservation and the use of renewable sources of energy;
  5. Use and advocate the use of public transportation and other environmentally sound alternatives;
  6. Reduce the waste of resources in our homes, congregations, and communities by recycling, using recycled products, and reducing consumption;
  7. Educate ourselves and our congregations on the need for these efforts and how best to undertake them; and
  8. Increase government support for environmental protection and energy conservation programs.

For more information contact web @

This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations. Please consider making a donation today.

Last updated on Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

Sidebar Content, Page Navigation


Updated and Popular

Recently Updated

For Newcomers

Learn more about the Beliefs & Principles of Unitarian Universalism, or read our online magazine, UU World, for features on today's Unitarian Universalists. Visit an online UU church, or find a congregation near you.

Page Navigation