News & Action
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, firstname.lastname@example.org or Bob Kvaal, email@example.com or David Pollack, firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Week’s Action Item: As a result of the citizen action there is a new and surprisingly good Clean Energy Omnibus Bill https://cabaus.org/2018/02/12/senate-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:
Mike Barrett: Mike.Barrett@masenate.gov 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 (https://www.uumfe.org/, 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.