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Climate Crisis – Thinking Globally

Environmental and Social Justice Blog Global surface temperature 1884 Global surface temperature 2020 (Images from NASA Scientific Visualization Studio. An interactive map showing the progression can be found here.) The Wizard Bill Gates by Will Daniels In his 2018...

Who We Are – Part 2

Environmental and Social Justice Blog In February, we began introducing members of the Environment and Social Justice (ESJ) Committee, a permanent committee of the Unitarian Universalists of the Blue Ridge. This month, we present the remaining committee members. We...

ESJ: Who We Are

Environmental and Social Justice Blog The Environment and Social Justice (ESJ) Committee is a permanent committee of the Unitarian Universalists of the Blue Ridge, located in Sperryville, Virginia. We are guided by the principles of Unitarian Universalism, including...

Planning for 2021

Environmental and Social Justice Blog UUBridge Environmental and Social Justice CommitteePreliminary Plan for 2021 By Lisa McQuail, Committee Chair The Environment and Social Justice committee (ESJ) had its first 2021 meeting on January 17, following the weekly Zoom...

New Year’s Resolutions

Environmental and Social Justice Blog Saturn and Jupiter as seen from Shenandoah National Park near Luray on Dec. 13 as they head towards a “great conjunction” on the Winter Solstice (NASA/Bill Ingalls photo) New Year’s Resolutions At the end of a year marked by...

Simple Gifts

Environmental and Social Justice Blog Simple Gifts “Tree of Light” (1845 painting by Shaker artist Hannah Cohoon) SimpliRural by Jay...