Climate Justice

earth & Climate Action

The Earth and Climate Action Ministry Team (ECAM) through its programs at church and outreach: Fosters awareness of the environmental and climate crisis; Advocates for climate/environmentally friendly government policies; Promotes environmental justice; Collaborates with other organizations to protect our environment.

Learn some Basic Climate Science and some ways you can make a difference right now!

Upcoming EVENTS

Join us for any of our upcoming events, or join with other local climate action teams!

RECENT NEWS

Red Road to DC Totem Pole Journey Blessing Celebration

Red Road to DC Totem Pole Journey Blessing Celebration

On Sunday, July 11, East Shore was honored with members of the Red Road to DC Totem Pole Journey who arrived in the afternoon for a blessing celebration of this year’s 20th anniversary journey. The 5,000 pound, 25 foot totem pole was carved from a 400-year-old cedar...

Supporting Our Children’s Trust

Supporting Our Children’s Trust

ECAM and the Board of Trustees sign amicus brief in support of Our Children’s Trust lawsuit. In 2015, 21 youth filed a constitutional lawsuit in US District Court for Oregon in which they were represented by Our Children's Trust (OCT), a non-profit public interest law...

Citizens Climate Lobby at GA

Citizens Climate Lobby at GA

This was my first UUA GA. I registered to help with a booth sponsored by the UU Faith Action Team of Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL). CCL is a grass roots movement lobbying Congress for a carbon tax with all revenues returned to families on a per capita basis. This...

ECAM Update on Climate Bills

ECAM Update on Climate Bills

There was a great legislative session for climate and environmental bills! Here are a few stand outs. HB 1220: This bill will update the Growth Management Act to address WA's housing crisis by working to end discrimination in our housing policies and plan for...

ECAM: The New Climate War

ECAM: The New Climate War

The Earth & Climate Action Ministry and Citizens Climate Lobby/Bellevue invite you to a virtual book discussion group on Thursdays, May 13 and 27th, 5:00-6:30. Would you like to learn more about climate politics and reality?  Come join a group to discuss the book,...

F.I.R.E. Interfaith Dinner: April 11

F.I.R.E. Interfaith Dinner: April 11

East Shore's Earth & Climate Action Ministry Team invites all to attend the Fostering Interfaith Relationships on the Eastside (FIRE) 16th Interfaith Dialogue on Sunday, April 11, 6:30-8:00 p.m. This Dialogue will be conducted online using Zoom conferencing. For...

300 Trees Give Away

300 Trees Give Away

On March 6, East Shore's Earth & Climate Action Ministry members joined with other volunteers to help 300 Trees, a local environmental group, distribute about 250 trees free of charge to Bellevue residents. The aim is to help the city of Bellevue reach its goal of...

ECAM Supports Free Tree Pick Up

ECAM Supports Free Tree Pick Up

Would you like to improve your neighborhood and help Bellevue increase its tree canopy? A new non-profit organization, 300 Trees, is offering six kinds of native trees at no cost to Bellevue residents.  The different species are deciduous or evergreen, small or tall,...

PAST EVENTS

Check out some of the events that we have been active in!