Environment

Continuing the Work of the Paris Climate Agreement by Doris Marlin, All Souls Church Unitarian, Washington DC

I felt empowered and hopeful when I held my 2-week old great nephew over the holidays instead of fear for his future. That is what the Paris Agreement is about. It’s also about responsibility, action and vigilance. WE CAN WE WILL WE MUST This was the mantra of the COP (Conference of Parties) posted in(…)

Annual CCAN Keep Winter Cold Polar Bear Plunge – Jan. 23, National Harbor, MD

Saturday, January 23, 10:30am-2:00pm National Plaza at National Harbor, 165 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD Sponsored by Chesapeake Climate Action Network and 350 Loudoun According to Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN), the annual Keep Winter Cold Polar Bear Plunge is its priority fundraising event for powering victories to move our region off of fossil fuels(…)

Sierra Club’s 2016 Virginia Legislative Session Update – Jan. 14, Vienna, VA

Thursday, January 14, 7:00-8:30pm (refreshments, 6:30pm) Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, VA RSVP to s.weltz(at)yahoo.com Join us for an informative presentation on the club’s legislative priorities for the 2016 Virginia General Assembly session. Susan Stillman, Legislative Chair of the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club, will discuss the important issues for this(…)

RESCHEDULED – Workshop: Socially Responsible Impact Investing – Jan. 31, Washington Ethical Society, DC

Sunday, January 31, 1:00pm (Reschedule from Sunday, January 23) Washington Ethical Society, DC Closest metro: Silver Spring (about 0.8 miles) and on the S4 bus route; free parking on 16th Street. RSVP to Carol Rawie at kenrawie(at)erols.com or 301-649-4990 or contact for more information. Len Cohen, a Certified Financial Planner and member of Rockville Unitarian,(…)

Film Screening: “Merchants of Doubt” – Jan. 15, Cedar Lane UU Church

January 15, 2016, 6:30pm Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church, Bethesda, MD Sanctuary Contact Chris Graham, EJM at chraham73@verizon.net, 301-949-2624 Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist church will show Merchants of Doubt, a movie inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Light supper will be served by our Plant Based Food Group and Environmental(…)

Film Screening: “Do the Math” – Nov. 14, Cedar Lane UU, Bethesda MD

Saturday, November 14, 3:00-6:00pm Cedar Lane UU Church, Bethesda, MD Chalice House Main Room Move Info Jeffrey Weisner from 350 Montgomery County (350MoCo) presents “Do the Math,” an insightful 42-minute documentary film on Bill McKibben’s 350.org divestment campaign and the fossil fuel industry’s role in the climate crisis and the many responses to this challenge.(…)

CLUUC Environmental Justice Ministry Monthly Movie Night: “Cockfight” – Nov. 17, Cedar Lane UU, Bethesda MD

Tuesday, November 17, 6:30-10:00pm Cedar Lane UU Church, Bethesda, MD Sanctuary Movie Information Sponsored by Food and Water Watch in collaboration with CLUUC Plant Based Food Group. “Cockfight” is a documentary that follows a farmer turned whistleblower on the chicken industry and oppression of small farmers. Light Supper will be provided. All are welcome! Contact:(…)

Film Screening: “This Changes Everything” – Nov. 23, Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema, MD

Monday, November 23 7:30PM – 9:29PM Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema 7235 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 Purchase tickets. ($15.00, General) Promoted by 350MoCo (Montgomery County, MD) What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents(…)

Free Film Screening: “Won’t Pipe Down” – Nov. 13, Burke, VA

Friday, November 13, 2015 at 6:30pm (simple supper); screening begins at 7pm Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, Burke, VA A 35 minute, award winning documentary presenting the inside look at the residents of Nelson County, VA vs. Dominion Power and the fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. What you don’t know can hurt you. Made by(…)