Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

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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The essential cultural divide

Posted January 17th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 5 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: This morning I received an email from a friend and colleague taking issue with one sentence from my previous post. In writing about how we are not prepared to address our multiple ecological crises, I note that one reason is this: “We aren’t making good decisions about any […]

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Dear Mr. Boehner, cancer is not the reason for our fright over CO2

Posted November 22nd, 2010 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Words of wisdom and guidance from the next Speaker of the House, John Boehner: “…the idea that carbon dioxide is a carcinogen that is harmful to our environment is almost comical. Every time we exhale, we exhale carbon dioxide. Every cow in the world, you know, when they […]

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“…a new kind of person”

Posted November 5th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Since Tuesday, these are the two images I can’t get out of my head. They just keep accompanying each other, dialoguing with each other, arguing back and forth in a stark dissonance that wants resolution: Credit (recommend this link highly): University Corporation of Atmospheric Research (UCAR) And then […]

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