WE BELIEVE IN LOVING OUR EARTH

In UUism, we believe in celebrating and defending the interdependent web of existence. The task of caring for our planet in our current climate, however, can be overwhelming! The UUCA Climate Action Team invites you to join them in saving and savoring the Earth. These tips, musings, and resources make the urgent work of sustainability feel doable and joyful. 

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Time to bridge generational divides

The Climate Action Team was joined at our last meeting by three sophomores from Agnes Scott College for a conversation about obstacles and opportunities in intergenerational collaborations. The three students had spent several days last month with leaders of Georgia...

Celebrating our home all month long

The first Earth Day was observed 54 years ago, and some of you remember it! Our knowledge about our planetary home has grown so much in that time, and now we need a whole month to honor and celebrate it. The Climate Action Team (CAT) is excited to offer a variety of...

Tree hugger: green and still growing

This is our fourth installment of the "Where I am in my environmentalism journey." Today's feature comes from one of our newest members! BY ANN NEWLAND My first memory of environmental consciousness occurred in the 1960s, in Mr. Nyman's grocery store in Minneapolis. I...

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Time to bridge generational divides

The Climate Action Team was joined at our last meeting by three sophomores from Agnes Scott College for a conversation about obstacles and opportunities in intergenerational collaborations. The three students had spent several days last month with leaders of Georgia...

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Celebrating our home all month long

The first Earth Day was observed 54 years ago, and some of you remember it! Our knowledge about our planetary home has grown so much in that time, and now we need a whole month to honor and celebrate it. The Climate Action Team (CAT) is excited to offer a variety of...

read more

Tree hugger: green and still growing

This is our fourth installment of the "Where I am in my environmentalism journey." Today's feature comes from one of our newest members! BY ANN NEWLAND My first memory of environmental consciousness occurred in the 1960s, in Mr. Nyman's grocery store in Minneapolis. I...

read more

What’s your worldview? Gulp!

If you’re like me, you cringe when asked epic questions like “What’s your philosophy of life?” or “To whom do you ultimately belong?” Don’t get me wrong: I dig provocative discussion starters, and I’m not averse to sharing big thinking with others. It’s that I can’t...

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Take action now on the Okefenokee

You may have noticed that the Okefenokee has been in the news a lot lately. Last week, the Climate Action Team (CAT) focused its Fun and Easy Activism Zoom meeting on learning the ins and outs of the issue as well as taking positive action to, hopefully, influence our...

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My journey made me “The Recycler”

My climate journey started on the first Earth Day in 1971 when we began recycling newspapers and aluminum cans in Philadelphia. From there, my family moved to Urbana, Illinois, a college town, where there was more awareness of environmental concerns. I joined a group...

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Fun and easy activism for everyone

Are you wanting to do something about the environment but have not been able to find the motivation? Then this opportunity may be for you! Our UUCA Climate Action Team hosts a Fun and Easy Activism session on the first Thursday of each month for people like you and me...

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We’re not alone with these feelings

Many environmental activists – including some on the Climate Action Team – are beginning to share some strong feelings that come after years of engagement. Digesting the statistics, the predictions, the rhetoric, and the politics of climate change is a lot to take....

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Make an Impact with the Carbon Offset Fund!

When you travel, your trip produces carbon dioxide which ends up increasing global warming. Want to offset your impact? Contribute to COF! Funds are used to implement projects that lower greenhouse gas emissions at UUCA.

Grow your Knowledge with the Lending Library

The Climate Action Team you to browse the 100 titles in its lending library. Select a book to read this summer, then contact the book’s owner via Realm, arrange a time after the service to pick up your book, and dive in! Choices include environmental classics, bestsellers, and recently-published notables.

Be a Change Maker with a COF Grant

Have an idea to make a change at UUCA? The COF grants funds to make projects happen that directly lower the greenhouse gas footprint of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. Learn more here and apply today!