Posts Tagged ‘coal industry’

Assessing where we are…

Posted October 24th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Assessing where we are…

Ecologically, the news is not so good. We are reaching many tipping points and some dramatic changes are now irreversible. However, in terms of the human response to ecological crisis, well, things are really looking up. As the world warms and the threats mount, grassroots groups are rising up to defend the places where they live.

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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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What in the world is wrong with us?! A New Year’s Eve Message

Posted December 30th, 2008 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [Warning: this post is a bit on the long side.  But please read on through, email it to friends and networks, copy it and share it in discussion and reflection groups.  We have got to relearn how to live on this precious planet!] I am preoccupied now with […]

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Where does one begin?

Posted November 11th, 2008 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Where does one begin?

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: We are in an amazing time. Many of our problems are quite grave. In the midst of that, this resurgence of hope.  Check out the one-minute YouTube video on our home page.  It will make you feel really good — a welcome from the world to Obama.  It’s […]

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