Ministry for Earth
The annual General Assembly meeting of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations is from June 21-26, 2022 in Portland Oregon. UU Ministry for Earth (UUMFE) will have several projects at the GA this year; click here for details.
"The theme this year, “Migration is Beautiful,” highlights the essential movement and change inherent in our Web of Life, and the intersectionality of climate justice for indigenous communities, immigrants, endangered and threatened species, and land and water.
The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, more commonly referred to as COP27, will be the 27th United Nations Climate Change conference, held from 6 to 18 November 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. It will concern adaptation, mitigation, loss, and damage.
Working Group II to the 6th Assessment Report of the IPCC provides a vital framing and the scientific basis for this and the following years’ adaptation agenda. As the report underlines, the window of opportunity for adaptation and mitigation action is closing rapidly which poses risks to sustainable development for all. In this context, Parties called for urgent action on and support for adaptation and the transition to a decade of implementation.
The Working Group II contribution to the IPCC Sixth Assessment Report assesses the impacts of climate change, looking at ecosystems, biodiversity, and human communities at global and regional levels. It also reviews vulnerabilities and the capacities and limits of the natural world and human societies to adapt to climate change