There’s proof going green feels good

There’s proof going green feels good

Two Octobers ago, Leonie A. Venhoeven, Jan Willem Bolderdijk, and Linda Steg published their study “Why Going Green Feels Good” in the Journal of Environmental Psychology. The researchers recognized from the outset that the effort required to “go green” could be...
Come be a tiny nail with us

Come be a tiny nail with us

How do you know if you’re ready to join UUCA’s Climate Action Team? You’re already busy enough and not really itching to add anything to your plate, right? Of course you care about the planet. You make a legitimate effort to recycle. You read a few paragraphs past the...
Earth Mamas offer Environmental Action Plan

Earth Mamas offer Environmental Action Plan

We are the Earth Mamas, a small group of women who came together out of shared concerns for our world and our families. Each day brings more news of the devastation to our planet and people, caused by all of us, especially in our consumerist country. The problems are...
Hold on for the ride of a lifetime

Hold on for the ride of a lifetime

Want to ride the reality seesaw with me? It’s the one that lifts us up with sensory experiences of beauty and sweetness, with gratitude for connection and sufficiency, and with delight in novelty and adventure. It’s also the one that drops us into anger about racial...
Breaking free from throwaway culture

Breaking free from throwaway culture

First and foremost, let’s establish that there is, in fact, no such thing as “away.” Everything that we dispose of goes somewhere. The very concept of throwing things away attempts to alleviate us from thinking about the ultimate outcome of our disposables (which is,...
Inflation Reduction Act promises historic action

Inflation Reduction Act promises historic action

The Inflation Reduction Act that President Biden signed on Tuesday “invests $370 billion in spending and tax credits in low-emission forms of energy to fight climate change,” according to the New York Times. “It extends federal health-insurance subsidies, allows the...
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