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


Current Activities

Climate & Green Sanctuary survey

Now that our application has been accepted by UUA 😀, one of the next requirements to become a certified Green Sanctuary is to measure our progress – starting with a baseline of where we are now on an array of climate related activities.

Please help us create that baseline by completing this anonymous 10 question survey.

If you have questions, please contact .

DC-Area Climate Convocation

The Capital Area UU Climate Convocation on May 6 was a huge success, drawing about 100 participants from over a dozen UU congregations! Read more

Collaboration with Freetown Farm

UUCC is an active supporter of Freetown Farm in Columbia, Maryland.   See NBC Today Show video

Ten Steps You Can Take

We recommend this The Washington Post article to anyone interested in specific actions they could take to help reduce climate change.  10 steps you can take to lower your carbon footprint 

In a similar vein, here are UUCC’s Climate Change Top 10.

Climate Team’s Presentation at 2022 GA

The climate team shared its experience in building climate and justice teams in a presentation at the 2022 UUA General Assembly.  Watch video.

Questions? New to this group? If you have interest, ideas, or questions, or want to join the Planning Team, please email