The UU Ministry for Earth Newsletter Winter Issue is Available Now at http://uuministryforearth.org/files/UUMFE_Newsletter_v14n2.pdf
Do you want to fight climate change while gaining valuable advocacy and organizing skills and experience? Do you want to help build the youth climate movement in DC, Maryland, and Virginia? If so, apply for a Spring Semester Organizing Fellowship with Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN)!
“First Sunday of each month beginning on Sunday, October 5, 12;30 p.m.
Cedar Lane UU Church, Rooms 5/6
9601 Cedar Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814
Years of Living Dangerously” is a nine part series that explores the impact of climate change throughout the world and in the US.
Wednesday, April 1, 7:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Greenbelt Community Center,
15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD
Lynne Cherry is producer and director of 10 short documentaries,
Young Voices for the Planet, that champion youth speaking out, taking action and finding solutions to the climate crisis.
Monday April 6, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00pm
George Mason University
Merten Hall Room 1201
Fairfax, VA 22030
Guest Speaker: U.S. Representative Gerry Connolly
Co-chair of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Caucus, Rep. Connolly (D,VA 11th District) represents Mason and is an advocate for protecting the environment and investing in clean and renewable energy.
Saturday, April 18, 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Corcoran Brewing Company
205 Hirst Rd., Suite 105
Guest speakers from local, regional and national environmental groups
Saturday, April 11, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Sites in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC.
The Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup has become a decisive catalyst for progress that ignites people throughout the watershed with the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s community spirit.
Sunday, April 12, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
2 Loudoun St SW # A, Leesburg, VA (map)
Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction, habitat loss, topsoil erosion, ocean “dead zones,” and virtually every other environmental ill.
Tuesday, March 17 – Sunday, March 29
The 23rd annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital will present more than 150 films from 31 countries at over 60 venues across the city and will host visiting filmmakers, scientists and policymakers, whose perspectives and expertise will enhance our screenings. The 2015 Festival will explore the pervasive impact of climate change on our planet through a special focus on Climate Connections.
From World Water Day on March 22 through Earth Day on April 22, Unitarian Universalists will be celebrating Climate Justice Month and developing long-term collective responses to climate change.