Posts Tagged ‘drought’

What do you say after a year like this? – Part One

Posted December 28th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on What do you say after a year like this? – Part One

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish Really, tally it up. If you wonder about the sensation you have at times that the world is falling apart all around you, it’s not because you are crazy. Check out the planet: we are about to break the record for warmest year ever […]

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Are we on a downward spiral?

Posted August 23rd, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Are we on a downward spiral?

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish We should mark the day each year with some sort of sacred ritual,  a form of cleansing, a plea for healing, a requiem, a wake for the planet… Wednesday, according to the Global Footprint Network, was this year’s Earth Overshoot Day. We don’t want […]

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Hiding from climate changes doesn’t make them go away

Posted July 18th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: In fact, hiding from them only puts off the day of reckoning when the impacts will be far worse than if we had been like grown-ups and faced reality. I mean, the entire state of Texas has been declared a natural disaster area from drought and wildfires – […]

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While the debate was going on, climate changed

Posted August 18th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on While the debate was going on, climate changed

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yes, that’s what’s happening.  While this stupid debate rages about whether or not climate is changing because of human-induced warming of the atmosphere, or will change, or how soon the change will come about — climate is changing.  And some of the effects are already severe. In this […]

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