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The Climate Changed for the Better Last Sunday

More than 400,000 people marched in New York City last Sunday, sending a message to world leaders in town for the United Nations Climate Summit that the time to act for Environmental Justice is now. Considerably more than 1,500 Unitarian Universalists (UU) were in the crowd, including many who arrived on the "Climate Justice train" from the west coast.

The Unitarian Universalist Assocation acts for Environmental Justice as part of its mission to establish comprehensive social justice
Progress was made but this issue of global of importance requires sustained mobilization. The UUA has launched Commit2Respond to help change the climate for better – and for good.
Related – Visit the UU World "Unitarian Universalists at the People's Climate March" storify. Read about the climate justice train, "En Route to the People's Climate March", on UU World The Unitarian Universalist Common Endowment Fund (UUCEF) leverages the funds of congregations for social Justice, including working to limit the influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a lobbying group that is against immigration and environmental justice. ALEC Exposed – Learn what ALEC, how it's work affects people and the environment, and what you can do to stop them. Official ALEC website. Google Chairman: ALEC Is Lying About Climate Change And Funding Them Was A Mistake, on ThinkProgress.
Another P.O.V. – Largest Climate-Change March in History Unlikely to Convince Idiots, by Andy Borowitz, in the New Yorker Magazine. 7.1 Billion Demonstrate in Favor of Global Warming, on The Onion.  

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  • Ted joined the staff of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries in February 2010. He brings more than twenty-five years of experience using media to create social change by creating communications strategies and content for progressive non-profits, political campaigns, and cause based...

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