Climate Change & Crisis

Climate Change & Crisis

About Us

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbia, adhering to the Seventh Principle of the Unitarian Universalist Association—respect the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part—has established the UUCC Climate Crisis (2U4C) Team to explore all possible ways and means to mitigate the effects of climate change and preserve our planet. Contact Mary Rodgers or climateaction@uucolumbia.net.

Events

  • July 1 and bi-weekly through August 26, 2020, webinar series on Climate and Sustainability.
  • 2020 Election. The most effective ways to make our collective voices and values about the Climate Crisis heard is to elect public officials who will listen. Join our UU The Vote effort.
  • November 8 – Climate Forum: “Plastic Pollution and the Solutions”

Current Activities

Over the summer of 2020,  Dr. Sara Via  will present a series of six webinars on climate and sustainability.  See poster

  • June 17, 2020 – Healthy soil: What is it and why is it the basis of regenerative strategies for agriculture, gardening and landscaping? View a recording of this webinar.
  • July 1, 2020 – Regenerative gardening: successful and sustainable climate victory gardens. View presentation
  • July 15, 2020 – Regenerative landscaping. How can we produce beautiful residential, commercial and municipal landscapes that will reduce carbon emissions, improve soil health and help manage stormwater? View Presentation
  • July 29, 2020 – What can coronavirus teach us about being (un)prepared for climate change and other global disasters?
  • August 12, 2020 – Climate change is bad for your health, and worse for some than for others.
  • August 26, 2020 – The power of individual choice: What can we do as individuals and communities to combat climate change and how much difference will it make?

Pre-registration is required. Click here to register