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First Parish Climate Action Team

Climate Action Team Meeting this Sunday, February 25th after worship at 11:45 in the Parlor. The agenda will include:  Update on the new Omnibus Climate Bill; next steps FP Green Sanctuary Renewal Actions; FP Earth Day Plans. For more information and new agenda items, contact Stephen Shick, or Bob Kvaal,  or David Pollack,

This Week’s Action Item: As a result of the citizen action there is a new and surprisingly good Clean Energy Omnibus Bill

The first step is to get it out of the Senate Ways and Means Committee. Lexington Senators Mike Barrett and Cindy Friedman support this legislation and should be thanked:

Cindy Friedman:     617) 722-1432

Mike Barrett:  617-722-1572

Please call the following Senators to tell them that you support the Senate Clean Energy Omnibus Bill and that you have called your own senator:

Senator Karen Spilka: 617-722-1640, Chair, Ways and Means Committee

Senator Hariette Chandler: 617-722-1544, Senate President


New UU Ministry for Earth Website (, with new resources, a blog that foregrounds action alerts and cutting-edge tools and stories to further your connection with the larger environmental justice movement. The website launch also corresponds with the release of UUMFE’s 2018 Earth Day & Climate Justice Month resources. Check it out and bring your ideas to our February 25th meeting.