UU-UNO Climate Action


UU-UNO Climate Action

The VISION of the UU-UNO Climate Change Initiative is a world with mitigated climate change viable for us and future generations. The MISSION is to provide motivation for climate action. The Climate Change Initiative is carried out by the Climate Change Task Force. The Climate Portal you are reading is the main vehicle for communication.




To register your CAT - click HERE

Announcing a new exciting program for climate activists to form UU Climate Action Teams (CATs) and network with other CATs! 

  • Each CAT establishes its own program and structure for climate action
  • CATs will be networked together nationwide for more effective action
  • The goal is for UUs to act as ethical/moral leaders for climate action
  • Existing groups doing climate action can act as leaders
  • The role of the UU-UNO is as facilitator to CATs, not directive
  • HERE is the CAT BLOG - tell others what you are doing! To post, join the Climate Portal.
  • HERE is a short presentation to publicize CATs
  • Below is a pamphlet describing CATs, with some suggested possibilities for climate action on the second page (scroll) in case your CAT needs some guidance for what to do:

Climate Action Team Pamphlet - Launch Final

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UU-UNO Climate Activities - Overview

  • The UU-UNO acts in conjunction with organizations at the UN, in particular, the NGO Committee on Sustainable Development, CoNGO NY. This committee produced the document "Climate Change: A Discussion Paper" which was hand-delivered to leaders at the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference, presented at the Klimaforum, and supported by over 100 NGOs. The statement was updated for the subsequent Cancun, Durban, Doha, and Warsaw Climate Conferences and distributed.

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The UU-UNO Climate Change Task Force CCTF carrying out the UU-UNO Climate Initiative has an Executive Committee comprised of former UU-UNO Board members Dr. Jan Dash (Chair), Pamela V'Combe, Kent Price (former Board VP), Larry Danos, and Steve Wade in addition to UU-UNO Director Bruce Knotts. Other CCTF members include Guy Quinlan, Doug Stewart, Natalie Shuttleworth, Rev. Earl Koteen, and Mark Swirsky. Advisers to the CCTF are Prof. Tony Broccoli (Rutgers University, our scientific adviser), Dr. Paul Dash (our climate/health adviser), and Joel DeWitt (our computer technology adviser). Our Youth Co-ordinator is Ryan Dash.

The UU-UNO has a program for climate interns who are adjunct members of the CCTF. Our current intern is Caroline Achstatter. Previous interns included Maria Dahlmann, Molly Perchlik, and Andrea Parente.

Dr. Jan Dash is the Managing Editor for this website, the UU-UNO Climate Portal. HERE is his bio.

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UU-UNO and Related Climate Events in 2014

Climate Change: Implications for Maternal Mortality and Disease

UU-UNO CSW Event Mar2014

Talks at this event:

Climate Change: Implications for Maternal Mortality and Disease (Tripta Singh)


Elena Rahona slides for talk


Climate Change, Women's Health CSW58-UUUNO 2014 (Dr. Jan W. Dash)

UU Green Leaders - DC Area Conference

UU - DC Green Leaders Conference 22 Mar 2014

Here is the featured talk by Dr. Jan Dash:

CATs WashDC March 2014 FINAL.pptx


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UU-UNO Climate Initiative Strategic Plan



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