Environment

What You Can Do About Climate Change- October 19, Cedar Lane UU Church, Bethesda, MD

Sunday, October 19, 12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Cedar Lane Unitarian Universalist Church
9601 Cedar Lane, Bethesda 20814
(301) 493-8300
FEE Pledgers $10, Nonpledgers $15
Joelle Novey, Executive Director of the Interfaith Power and Light (District, Maryland and Virginia), will speak about specific things that each of us can do to reduce climate change. Jim Conlon, owner of Elysian Energy, will explain what
energy audits do and how they can help reduce climate change, and save you money.

Friends of Middle East Peace Speak on Water Issues-October 18, Bethesda, MD

Saturday, Oct 18, 12:40
Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County, 8215 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, in the Chapel at the far end of the central hallway.

Friends of the Earth Middle East

Israeli, Jordanian, and Palestinian co-directors and mayors of villages

speak about cross-border progress in water conservation, desalinization, pollution controls.

Week of Actions Focused on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission- November 1-7, Washington, DC

Saturday, November 1- Friday, November 7
Washington, DC

November 1st
The Great March for Climate Action (http://climatemarch.org) will arrive in DC and we will join with them as they march into downtown DC to call for serious action by government officials on the climate crisis.

November 2nd
We will use this day for meeting, planning, and training for the actions November 3-7.

November 3rd-7th

We will nonviolently sit-in and block the two entrances to FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Great March for Climate Action Events-October 30-November 1, Washington, DC

Saturday, November 1, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Bethesda, MD to Lafayette Park, Washington, DC
March from Bethesda to rally a Lafayette Park
Saturday, November 1, 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
All Souls Church, Unitarian
1500 Harvard St., NW
Washington, DC
Program with Michael Dowd
Saturday, November 1, 6:00 p.m.
St. Stephens and the Incarnation Episcopal Church
1525 Newton St NW
Washington, DC 20010
A celebration program will be held with the marchers telling their stories.

Symposium on Environmental Justice and Environmental Health Disparities in Maryland and Washington, DC-December 6, College Park, MD

Saturday December 6-7, 2014, 9:00-AM to 4:00-PM
Adele H. Stamp Student Union Building, located at University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

The goal of this year’s symposium is to expand the discussion on the Chesapeake Bay to include environmental justice and health issues with a focus on vulnerable and at-risk populations who live in the region, and rely on the ecological goods and services of the Chesapeake Bay and rivers and streams in the watershed.