Posts Tagged ‘dirty coal’

E.P.A. rules to reduce emissions from coal; oil and gas frenzy to increase emissions, and then some

Posted June 4th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on E.P.A. rules to reduce emissions from coal; oil and gas frenzy to increase emissions, and then some

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.”

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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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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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Between hope and tearing your hair out

Posted August 17th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So Sen. Russ Feingold is in a supposedly tight race. I’m not able to take sides in elections in the context of this project, but I do think it important to educate on what candidates are saying.  Feingold believes we must act now to address climate change.  His […]

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