Posts Tagged ‘climate crisis’

Defending the planet is our most important task now

Posted November 1st, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Defending the planet is our most important task now

There’s no going back anymore. We will not re-create the post-war industrial Dream of the affluent American middle class. That era is over. The sooner we come to terms with that, the quicker we get about the business of saving the ecosystems of the planet for the sake of our survival and that of millions of other sentient and non-sentient beings… Industrial civilization and the dedication to growth as our model for life on the planet has brought us to this moment when we either decide to get off that path in a hurry, or face the Great Unraveling. And if we are still placing our hopes and expectations on preserving for ourselves and providing for our children and their children this “nice” life that few on the planet get to actually live, what we will really be passing on to them is something most of us don’t really want to think about.

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If you thought climate crisis a future event…

Posted July 31st, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Sorry for going a week without a post.  I am at the deadline for a big project, which I will tell you about soon, and have had trouble keeping up with the site.  And while that is still true today, this news that came by way of Facebook […]

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Australia: canary in the mine shaft

Posted April 13th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Look, I know we are still basking in the various sacred celebrations of hope and renewal that come with the season, but sometimes we get hit with reality in any case.  Yesterday, my Chicago niece sent me this article from the Chicago Tribune, Global Warming: Australia showing effects […]

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