Environment

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Beacon Press

Braver/Wiser: A Weekly Message of Courage and Compassion

  • By Tim Atkins
    There are so many spiritual lessons from the natural world and—in a season filled with Ingatherings and Water Communions—this is one for me: oxbow lakes as a beautiful combination of resiliency, strength, and flexibility.

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Tapestry of Faith: Curricula and Resources for Lifespan Faith Development

Chalice Children

Resistance and Transformation

UU World

  • By Elaine McArdle
    Rooted in partnerships formed at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, UU Ministry for Earth helps host InterNātional Grass Roots Gathering in August.
    Image credit: https://www.uuworld.org/
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Unitarian Universalists are getting involved with growing climate action network Extinction Rebellion.
    Image credit: Extinction Rebellion climate change activists perform a mass “die in” in the main hall of the Natural History Museum in London on April 22, 2019.
  • By Lily Hartzell
    The crushing interconnectedness of our world’s problems can be leveraged to create a comprehensive solution.
    Image credit: Photo shows farmer preparing for spring near a coal-burning power plant in Shanxi Province, China
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Congregations show widespread support for largest mass action for climate justice.
    Image credit: UUs at the September 20 2019 climate strike in Boston.
  • By Elaine McArdle
    ‘This isn’t something a couple of kids can do. It’s something everybody needs to be taking action on.’
    Image credit: Amelia Diehl and Levi Draheim light the chalice during the 2019 Service of Living Tradition in Spokane, Washington
  • By Sherri Scott
    Award-winning environmental defender Alfred Brownell found renewed focus and faith in the battle to keep Liberia’s natural resources safe.
    Image credit: Alfred Brownell stands in front of a Northeastern University building
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Perhaps there is a place for taboos in Unitarian Universalism.
    Image credit: photo of a crumpled up plastic water bottle in foreground with nature scene in background.
  • By Elaine McArdle
    For seventeen years, UUA GA Director Jan Sneegas has led a green meeting revolution.
    Image credit: Jan Sneegas, outgoing director of the Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly and Conference Services.
  • By Stephanie Kaza
    Simply by existing, it serves many others. For human beings, the work of the bodhisattva is a path of kindness, the choice to serve others as a way of life.
    Image credit: Ceanothus silk moth on the trunk of a California black oak tree
  • By Heather Beasley Doyle
    A congregation fought—and won—a three-year battle to install solar panels on its historic building.
    Image credit: A side view of Bedford MA UU church looking up at installation of solar panels.
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Young Unitarian Universalists helped organize student walkouts in several cities on March 15 to demand action on climate change.
    Image credit: Connor Wertz at a Student climate protest.
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    An attempt to distill essential environmental teachings into proverbial wisdom
    Image credit: Statue of a Garden Gnome reading book, white background, green grass
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Iowa and Massachusetts congregations win awards in Interfaith Power & Light’s Cool Congregations Challenge.
    Image credit: Photo of a woman handing another woman flyers at a farmer's market.
  • By Sonja L. Cohen
    When the Unitarian Universalist Society in Coralville, Iowa, built its new home, the congregation aimed to make it the 'greenest church in Iowa.'
    Image credit: Photos of the UU Society in Coralville, Iowa, taken upon its completion.
  • By Alicia Cooke
    In the ongoing battle for the environment, we must learn to listen to those most affected.
    Image credit: Illustration of a factory smoke stack, with green clouds coming out, and protestors sitting on top of the smokestack. Illustrating protest against pollution
  • By Staff Writer
    ‘Justice on Earth’ chosen for congregational discussion groups.
    Image credit: Book cover of the book "Justice on Earth", edited by Manish Mishra-Marzetti and Jennifer Nordstrom
  • By Sherri Scott
    Meet Levi Draheim, the 10-year-old Unitarian Universalist at the center of a landmark climate case.
    Image credit: Levi Draheim chants as he marches with thousands down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., during the People’s Climate March on April 29, 2017.
  • By Alexandra Varney McDonald
    Climate activists turn to civil disobedience at the risk of serving prison time.
    Image credit: The climate activists arrested after shutting down Canada-to-U.S. pipelines, from left: Emily Johnston, Annette Klapstein, Leonard Higgins, Ken Ward, and Michael Foster.
  • By Kenny Wiley
    Unitarian Universalists assist Puyallup Tribe and climate justice activists in fight against liquefied natural gas plant.
    Image credit: activists close road and face police outside natural gas site near Tacoma, Washington
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Perhaps the most important thing we can do to get people to focus on climate justice is to provide them with reliable employment, education, and health care. 
    Image credit: Stock photo of a plane landing at sunset.
  • By Elaine McArdle
    Fairfax County alliance aims for carbon neutrality by 2050, helps nearby counties form similar advocacy groups.
    Image credit: Eric Goplerud (in white T-shirt) shows volunteers from local congregations how to insulate buildings as part of a Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions event in Fairfax County, Virginia.
  • By Anthony Makar
    We need Thoreau’s ‘tonic of wildness’ to confront climate change. As he explained, ‘We need to witness our own limits transgressed.’
    Image credit: A satellite image shows Hurricane Irma as it approached Cuba and Florida on September 8 2017.
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    A Gary Snyder poem helps me find my way in our messed-up world.
    Image credit: © Marje/iStock
  • By Kenny Wiley
    Congregational news briefs: Sacramento UUs parter with refugee group; two congregations endorse carbon fee and dividend program.
  • By Aly Tharp
    My Unitarian Universalist values and connections called me to climate justice activism—and to stay in the South as I work.
    Image credit: © 2014 David Vita/Commit2Respond
  • By Michael Hart
    UU congregations interact with other faith communities in ways that go beyond social justice.
  • By Shelby Meyerhoff
    The new administration poses grave challenges, but don’t give up the fight just yet.
    Image credit: © Peter Bowden (CC BY-ND 2.0)
  • By Kenny Wiley
    Unitarian Universalist Association is one of several religious organizations putting pressure on companies involved with the Dakota Access Pipeline.
  • By Jeffrey A. Lockwood
    Who could object to living sustainably? It depends on what we mean.