Posts Tagged ‘earth spirituality’

I could just weep today

Posted September 30th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yesterday I went for a viewing of “Waterlife:   The Story of the Last Great Fresh Water Supply on Earth.”   It was hard to get out of my seat when it was over – 90 mins of unrelentingly bleak news about the Great Lakes, one of the world’s […]

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The cultural picture

Posted September 16th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So what do climate change, rising risk of heart disease, and Jimmy Carter’s concerns about racism embedded in the attacks on Prez Obama all have in common? Yesterday’s front page of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel had these two headlines:  Warming in Wisconsin: A rise in average annual temperatures […]

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Compassion, key to survival, will determine future of humanity

Posted August 12th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: How can one not be moved by what is occurring in Taiwan, parts of mainland China and Japan in the wake of Typhoon Morakot.  Hundreds dead, many still unaccounted for, some buried alive in mudslides, more than a million people with homes and villages destroyed, unimaginable destruction of […]

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West faces water crisis by 2057

Posted August 3rd, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: A new study indicates that the Colorado River will suffer such losses from climate change and human demand that by 2057 western states could lose their primary water source. As the West warms, a drier Colorado River system could see as much as a one-in-two chance of fully […]

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