Environment

Maryland Climate Coalition Gatherings – January 7, Annapolis; January, 11, Adelphi; January 14, Annapolis

UU Legislative Ministry of Maryland (UULM-MD) is a member of the Maryland Climate Coalition. The Coalition is arranging events around the state to discuss legislation that will double the supply of clean, renewable energy, from sources such as wind and solar, that will be available to Maryland consumers.

Skill-Based Training and Advocacy Opportunity for Young Adults – March 14-17, Washington, DC

March 14-17
Washington, DC
Registration Deadline March 1

The Spring Lobby Weekend will feature time to explore our moral grounding for working on climate change, a “deep dive” look at current climate justice issues and the need for changes in federal policy. We’ll offer lobbying training, and then Hill meetings with legislators and their staff.

Meeting of Unitarian Universalists for Environmental Justice and Climate – January 10, River Road UU Congregation, Bethesda, MD

Saturday, January 10, 9:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.
River Road UU Congregation
6301 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
Tentative Agenda

9:00-9:30 Coffee and registration
9:30-10:15 Greetings, Environmental Reading, Overview of the activities
of each congregation. UUA &UUSC web site Commit 2Respond-brief discussion.
10:15-11:00 David Smedick/Sierra Club Maryland Beyond Coal (to be confirmed)
11:00-11:30 Solutions to climate change: Selected examples of local and
national initiatives. Local-Green Building Codes; National- Rocky Mountain
Institute-transforming global energy
11:30-12:00 Breakout groups to discuss the above and other possible
actions on the local and national level
12:00-12:30 Initiate planning for potential actions re the climate
conference in Paris. Closing by UUSJ minister
12:30-1:30 Catered lunch