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!

There are no upcoming events at this time.

RECENT NEWS

Update on Washington Can’t Wait Campaign

Update on Washington Can’t Wait Campaign

East Shore’s Earth and Climate Action Ministry (ECAM) supports Washington Can’t Wait (WCW) initiative to fight for action on climate change, environmental justice, and housing equity by passing the biggest changes to the Growth Management Act in three decades. Last...

ECAM & 350 Eastside Updates

ECAM & 350 Eastside Updates

Did you know that East Shore sponsors monthly programs organized by 350/Eastside?  Want to learn more about climate actions underway in our state, the country, and the world? For more information or to join 350 Eastside's Mailing list, go to world.350/org/eastside/ On...

Update on Washington Can’t Wait

Update on Washington Can’t Wait

During the last legislative session, ECAM endorsed the Washington Can’t Wait (WCW) campaign to pass legislation to update the Growth Management Act (GMA) to include planning for climate change, environmental justice, and housing equity. Reminder: GMA, adopted in 1990,...

Na’ah Illahee Fund (NIF) Update: Blue Jay Festival Coming

Na’ah Illahee Fund (NIF) Update: Blue Jay Festival Coming

Thank you to all who gave so generously to the Na'ah Illahee Fund, recipient of East Shore's Share the Plate collection during the month of October. Donations collected through East Shore were over $800 in addition to donations ESUC members sent directly via the NIF...

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...

PAST EVENTS

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