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“This needs to be stopped, it does not need to be regulated”

Posted February 14th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [Action ends: see below for update] For four days, Wendell Berry and 13 others have been holed up in the Frankfort office of KY Gov. Steve Beshear demanding an end to mountaintop removal coal mining (MTR). They refuse to leave until he commits to ending the practice of […]

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Hope does abide, it has a dwelling place

Posted February 10th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yesterday evening I had the privilege to present to a graduate class at Marquette University. The class is called, ‘Models of Sustainability,’ taught/led by Dr. Robert Pavlik, Ph.D.  Dr. Pavlik is assistant director of the Institute for the Transformation of Learning in the College of Education at Marquette. […]

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Living on a changing planet

Posted February 3rd, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Living on a changing planet

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Some weather we’re having, right? Okay, we repeat the less-than-reassuring mantra one more time: weather is not the same as climate. A few extreme weather events prove little in regard to how global warming may be impacting global climate patterns. Still, this is looking pretty troubling. As one […]

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A little perspective: USA, get a grip!

Posted January 27th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: All this shrieking about being number one, about being the leader of the world in all things, about striving for innovation and new technologies so we can compete in the 21st century, about Vince Lombardi’s ridiculous comment that “There is no room for second place,” as our president […]

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