Fly less, for the earth's sake
One mode of transportation causes particular ethical angst among folks concerned about climate change.
Resources for exploring your animal contradictions
An annotated guide to books and other resources.
Our animal contradictions
How Unitarian Universalism can help us sort out our place in the animal world.
Adaptation and defiance
Climate change requires adaptation, but it also calls for defiance.
Fossil fuel divestment is not the answer
We need a rising tide of pressure pushing for a sustainable future.
Fossil fuel divestment is moral, strategic
Money is an instrument of moral choice.
Pet ministry: Caring for all creatures
UUs are providing comfort for ill or dying pets and their caregivers.
How to meet the climate crisis
A carbon fee might be the key to breaking our fossil-fuel addiction.
Activism is an act of faith
Our interconnectedness makes the powerless powerful.
Urban gardener hopes to turn foreclosures into farms
Milwaukee UU believes creating a 'harvestable city' will improve quality of life.
Tim DeChristopher's path
How an undergraduate's activism led him to prison, and to plans to become a UU minister.
Bound to the last spot of land in Louisiana
A visit to Plaquemines Parish, just ahead of Hurricane Isaac.
Sheltering the faith, Spring 2012
Brief news items about congregational building programs.
A passion for environmental justice
For the Rev. Bob Murphy, environmentalism and ministry overlap like the shoreline and the sea.
Finca Esperanza Verde: 'What ecotourism should be'
An organic coffee farm and ecotourism lodge founded by a Unitarian Universalist couple is a model for just and sustainable tourism.
UUs join March on Blair Mountain
At site of historic coal miner uprising, activists raise awareness about consequences of mountaintop removal mining.
What happened when I vowed to get all my vegetables from a local farmshare.
The wisdom of the wild
I don't mean misbehavior, but real wildness, elemental wildness, animal wildness.
Utah UU convicted for environmental activism
Federal jury faults Tim DeChristopher for blocking auction of oil and gases leases.
Dinner with Monsanto
Planting the seeds for a code of ethics for bioengineers.
89 UU congregations join Global Day of Action
Unitarian Universalists promote environmental stewardship with '10-10-10' events.
UUA challenges oil company’s political spending
Shareholder resolution questions oil company’s $4 million effort to delay California’s global warming law.
UU campaign honors Earth Day’s 40th anniversary
Forty congregants asked to give something up for 40 days.
Ethical issues at the Thanksgiving dinner table.
Unitarian Universalist buildings going green
Congregations increasingly applying green building techniques.
UUA to administer Green Sanctuary program
UUA to take over environmental program from UU Ministry for Earth
Oregon church plants a parking lot
Grass-porous pavement provides alternative to asphalt.
What you can do about global warming
The global warming problem is too global for a few simple steps to solve it, but there are actions you can take.
Our interdependent weather forecast
Weather is the great equalizer, reminding us that we share one world.
Can you clean your plate with a clean conscience?
Congregations for the environment
Turning the UUA's Seventh Principle into a call to action.
Church meets gold standard for green buildings
Ohio fellowship gets LEED gold certification for new building.
General Assembly 2006
Environmental issues dominate annual gathering of Unitarian Universalist leaders.
Hundreds use opportunity to junk old computers
Michigan interfaith alliance’s e-waste collection nets 300 tons.
Unlikely partners saved a threatened species
Landowners, environmentalists, and policymakers worked together.
Light bulb program a bright idea
Congregation is a model of environmental activism.
Opening words, Spring 2006
We are citizens in an interdependent community of life.
Churches relying on renewable energy sources
Wind, solar, and geothermal power are among sources.
Global warming as a moral issue
Our use of energy makes global warming a moral issue.
New solar panels electrify church
Carmel, California, church builds in sustainable manner.
Human origins and human futures
Looking back at Darwin and ahead at genetic engineering.
Nature's tough love
How the prairie challenges the ego.
The greening of our churches
Congregations find ways to live the Seventh Principle.
Good for nothing
In the study of grasshoppers, an entomologist discovers the value of simply 'being.'
Why I don't fly
Figuring out the ethics of long-distance travel is a challenge.