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Action Alert March 3: Prevent Fracking in the Delaware River Basin

It is time to rally the troops again against fracking in the Delaware River Basin.  We are joining Environment New Jersey in the campaign below.  Please link and send a message to President Obama asking him to keep fracking out of NJ.  And then, send this email to as many environmentally concerned people as you can.  Time is of the essence.  The Delaware River Basin Commission is meeting March 11.

Thanks

Rev. Craig Hirshberg, Exec. Director

director@uulmnj.org

 Environment New Jersey

The Delaware River Basin Commission is ...

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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Action Alert Feb. 18, 2014

The UU Legislative Ministry is asking you to act now! In 2011, Governor Christie announced that he was pulling New Jersey from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a program with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Environment New Jersey has been working exhaustively to ensure New Jersey’s participation in the program.

From Doug O’Malley, Environment New Jersey Director:

“We took the Christie administration to court to hold them accountable for their illegal removal from the rules setting up the landmark ...

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Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Action Alert Feb. 18, 2014

The UU Legislative Ministry is asking you to act now! In 2011, Governor Christie announced that he was pulling New Jersey from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a program with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Environment New Jersey has been working exhaustively to ensure New Jersey’s participation in the program.
From Doug O’Malley, Environment New Jersey Director:

“We took the Christie administration to court to hold them accountable for their illegal removal from the rules setting up the ...

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Policy Brief: NJFree – Renewable Energy Policy

Position: In a 2006 Statement of Conscience the Unitarian Universalist Association stated: “Earth is our home. We are part of this world and its destiny is our own…. As Unitarian Universalists, how can our faith inform our actions to remedy and mitigate global warming/climate change? We declare by this Statement of Conscience that we will not acquiesce to the ongoing degradation and destruction of life that human actions are leaving to our children and grandchildren. We as Unitarian Universalists are ...

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Morristown: Earth Dinner – Sept. 28

The Morristown Unitarian Fellowship’s Green Earth Ministry is sponsoring an Earth Dinner: An Organic/Local Pot Luck, on September 28.  The potluck will celebrate the abundance of the local harvest and share food stories, ideas and questions. They request that the main ingredient of dishes should be organic and/or local to give attendees a chance to eat, drink and be sustainable.

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East Brunswick: Environmental Film Screening

On Saturday, September 21 at 4:00 pm, the Unitarian Society in East Brunswick, along with the New Jersey chapter of the Sierra Club, will screen the documentary Last Call at the Oasis. This provocative documentary sheds light on the global water crisis. Scientists, activists and social entrepreneurs discuss ways to help conserve this vital and nonrenewable resource.

This documentary was inspired by the book, The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Freshwater in the Twenty-First Century, by Alex Prud’homme.  (Well worth ...

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Exploring a Renewable Energy Coalition

A meeting was recently held at the Princeton UU Church regarding the proposed formation of a coalition to push for renewable energy in New Jersey. Led by Bill Potter, a new member at Princeton, who was once the Public Advocate for the State of NJ, the group is seeking supporting organizations that would contact legislators to sponsor a bill that would require that the state achieve 80% Renewable Electricity by 2050, with an intermediate requirement of 30% Renewable Electricity by ...

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Policy Brief: Fracking Waste

As Unitarian Universalists, four of our core principles are:

  • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part;
  • The inherent worth and dignity of every person;
  • Justice, equality and compassion in human relations;
  • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.

The Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry of New Jersey calls on the State Legislature to override Governor Christie’s veto of A575/S253 that bans the transportation in New Jersey of ...

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Sussex Co: Climate Change – March 12

Climate Change
To Be or Not To Be

It is Hard to Know What to Believe
An Opportunity to Finally Address YOUR Questions to a Real Person
Ellie Whitney, PhD
Citizens Climate Lobby
Speaker, biologist, author, columnist, climate activist, UU

A Gathering brought to you by The Skylands Group of The Sierra Club

Hosted by the Fellowship of Sussex County
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 7pm-8:30pm

Ellie Whitney, a member of the UU Congregation of ...

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