Environment

Discussion on the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act Plan- July 16, 28, Aug. 4, 6, Maryland

Thursday, July 16, 6:00-8:00pm—Eastern Shore: Eastern Shore Higher Education Center at
Chesapeake Community College, 1000 College Cir, Wye Mills, MD 21679.

Tuesday, July 28, 6:00-8:00pm—Western MD: UMCES Appalachian Laboratory, 301 Midlothian Rd,,
Frostburg, MD 21532 – IVN room.

Tuesday, August 4, 6:00-8:00pm—Southern MD: All Saints Episcopal Parish Hall, Oakley Rd, Avenue,
MD, 20609

Thursday, August 6, 6:00-8:00pm—Central MD: PG County Department of Environment Resources
Headquarters building, 1801 McCormick Drive, Largo, MD 20774
Join The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and the Maryland Commission on Climate Change for a discussion on the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act Plan.

Information Open Houses / Moral Action on Climate (MAC) – July 13, August 13, August 24, Washington, DC

Monday, July 13, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Thursday, August 13, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Monday August 24, 5:00 – 8:00pm
Martin Luther King, DC Downtown Library
Room A-9
901 G St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Metro: Gallery Place, Metro Center
All Welcome
Information & Open House
Help Shape and Build the Movement
Stop by the DC downtown Library for Information sharing, Q&A & discussion (starts every half hour)

“Act for a Livable Climate” Action of Immediate Witness Passes at 2015 UUA General Assembly by Doris Marlin

As heat records were being set for the month of June in Portland, Oregon, Unitarian Universalists were stepping up to leadership for a Strong and Compassionate Global Climate Agreement in December 2015.  The 10+-person “Act for a Livable Climate” Clipboard Team collected 500+ signatures that led to the overwhelming Action of Immediate Witness adoption by the 2015 General(…)

350 Loudoun Divestment Campaigns

350 Loudoun launched several divestment campaigns on February 14, Global Divestment Day. The petition seeks to bring the divestment movement to the VA General Assembly. The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) manages 67 billion dollars and approximately 820 employers participate in the system, including state agencies, public colleges and universities, local public school divisions and political subdivisions that have elected to participate.