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

East Shore’s Get Out the Vote August 2020 Update

East Shore’s Get Out the Vote August 2020 Update

We’ve got our processes in place and running smoothly, so we’re ready to coordinate more people participating. If you have a bit of time to help out, please read on to choose the method that works best for you. Please invite three friends (whether members of East...

East Shore Gets Out the Vote

East Shore Gets Out the Vote

Are you worried about voter suppression and disenfranchisement having an impact on the election coming up in November?  If so, you’re not alone.  Many members of East Shore are worried about the next election and want to do what they can to help encourage people to...

Encourage Voting Participation & Ensure Voting Rights

Are you concerned about the November 2020 elections? If so, please consider joining an East Shore planning group to brainstorm ways to engage people to register and to vote in the upcoming elections. Members of the Earth and Climate Action Ministry team (ECAM), and...

Oppose the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

by Marilyn Mayers In early April of this year, a group of First Nations from British Columbia, the Suquamish, Tsleil Waututh, Ts’elxweyeqw tribes and Coldwater band, sought to appeal a decision by the Canadian government to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline...

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....

PAST EVENTS

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