Wading in the Waters of Standing Rock

Reflections on a journey in support of indigenous community action, after church call draws some 500 clergy as “protective witnesses” by Samantha Gupta This essay has been republished from its original post with permission from the author. Two weeks ago, I woke up in a tent in North Dakota. At 6 a.m., the only light that visible […]

Moments from Morocco: UU Observers Share Stories from the UNFCCC COP22

The 22nd gathering (COP22) of the countries involved in  the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) began one day before the USA presidential election, on November 7, 2016. The two-week gathering was attended by heads of states, diplomats and federal employees, unions and business representatives, and civil society organizations. Seven Unitarian Universalist lay […]

UUs at COP22: Resisting Disinformation

by Cat Boyle Cat Boyle is one of nine UU representatives, and one of two UUYACJ members, going to Marrakech, Morocco as an observer of the UN climate change summit COP22. World leaders are convening Nov 7-18 to discuss the implementation of the Paris agreement, which aims to keep global climate change below an average […]