Moving to a carbon-free economy won’t be easy, but it necessary, and a lot sooner than most of us would like to believe. We have to start creating economies of scale, begin to power down the global economy, and learn again how to live within this planet. When do we need to do this? Oh, right about – now!
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Hope is not something to feel. Hope is something that exists. And to find it, just go out and be part of it.
The new E.P.A. rules are not enough to avoid climate catastrophe. Meanwhile, climate change is only one aspect of the larger crisis of ecological overshoot, and that requires a whole new approach to how humans learn to live within the limits of the planet. Part of that is changing what we mean by the “quality of life.”
Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Meaning and Culture by Margaret Swedish ‘Ruin’ is a decision we are making. We know now exactly what we are doing. We are wasting the land. We are forever destroying and contaminating vast areas of the planet, and now we know exactly what we are doing. We know what it […]