“Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch” documentary

Final segment in a three-part series of film screenings that elaborate on some of the solutions presented in the Drawdown workshop. Fri., May 31, Chapel, doors open at 6:30 p.m. for plant-based snacks and conversation and Eric Forbes from Fairfax County’s Department of Public Works will give a brief talk about county recycling followed by the movie. RSVP here. The UUCF Climate Action Group will screen “Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” an independent documentary that chronicles Angela Sun’s personal journey of discovery to one of the most remote places on Earth, Midway Atoll, to uncover the truth behind the mystery of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Along the […]

Climate action training

Sat., Mar. 7, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Springfield United Methodist Church. (RESCHEDULED FROM FEB. 21.). Register here. Are you interested in renewable energy in Northern Virginia? Are you concerned about the effects of climate change on our future? Do you want to do something about it? The purpose of this event is threefold: 1. To identify and connect Northern Virginians interested in climate change 2. To give an overview of the basic science of climate change and what is happening in Northern Virginia to address it 3. To help community members be more effective activists in their communities Training topics include: –Climate change 101: The Basics –EPA’s Clean Power Plan –Engaging […]

Climate group movie night

Fri., Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m., Unity of Fairfax. Free admission. Join the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions’ screening of “Thomas Berry: The Great Story.” As a pioneer in the field of spiritual ecology, Thomas Berry created a quiet revolution. Discussion will follow the film.