Environmental 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

How to Save the Earth…from Your Couch

by John Chmaj East Shore’s Earth and Climate Action Ministry held four fun, short Zoom workshops on “How to Save the Earth From Your Couch” on Sunday, April 19.  Each workshop is available on ESUC Tube: Reuse and Recyle – Tips and Tricks (Ann Fletcher)...

News from Earth & Climate Action Ministry Team

by Kristi Weir On February 1, the Earth & Climate Action Ministry Team (ECAM) hosted the Bellevue Kickoff for a grass roots campaign to replace Puget Sound Electric (PSE) with an East King County Public Utility District (EKC-PUD). Public Utility Districts (PUD)...

News from Earth and Climate Ministry (ECAM)

by Kristi Weir This year is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! Earth Day was founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues and occurs on April 22 each year. ECAM is in the process of planning Earth Day activities for East Shore on Earth Day Sunday,...

People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond Introductory Workshop

by Kristi Weir The Earth and Climate Action Ministry team in concert with 350/Eastside and East Shore’s Lifelong Learning program sponsored an introductory training to bring anti-racism, climate and other justice activists together. On December 7th, about 60 community...

ECAM Endorses HB763

by Kristi Weir At the request of the Earth and Climate Action Ministry (ECAM), the East Shore Unitarian Church Board of Directors voted in June to endorse the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (HB763), now being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives....

Letter to the Editor of UU World: Climate Action

by Kristi Weir Dear Editor: The Winter 2019 issue of UU World featured fine articles on UUs supporting action on climate change by demonstrating with Extinction Rebellion and rallying at the youth-led global climate strike. I’d like to suggest another story of how UUs...

East Shore Rally for Global Climate Strike on September 20

In solidarity with youth calling on policymakers to act decisively on climate change during the week of Climate Strikes, a number of East Shore members supported and attended local youth-led events.  To help build momentum for the Sunrise movement on the Eastside...

Second Sunday: September 8, 2019

by Jane Sisk Forterra, a local conservation organization suggested by the Climate Action Team, will receive the Second Sunday/Share the Plate offering on September 8. As Washington State's local nationally-accredited land trust, for more than 25 years Forterra has...

ESUC Endorses the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act

by Kristi Weir At the request of the Climate Action Ministry (CAM), the East Shore Unitarian Church Board of Trustees voted in June to endorse the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act (HB763), now being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives. If passed,...

PAST EVENTS

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