Posts Tagged ‘ecological crisis’

The moral implications of suppressing science

Posted April 26th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So it turns out that the fossil fuel industry-funded science studies looking at the impact of carbon dioxide emissions on climate were suppressed.  Turns out that these studies pretty much indicated the same results as those done by the thousands upon thousands of independent scientists — that human-induced […]

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Arriving at the end of the infinite

Posted January 29th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: The end of the infinite, or the end of the capitalist myth of the infinite — infinitely expanding economies, infinitely expanding wealth generation, infinitely expanding consumption of goods, infinitely expanding production of those goods… Oops.  We just crashed into the wall.  Never mind. The thing about circles and […]

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Living in a time of crisis

Posted December 2nd, 2008 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Living in a time of crisis

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [I GO TO ST. LOUIS THIS WEEK FOR A COUPLE OF SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS,  SO THIS WILL BE MY ONLY POST UNTIL MONDAY. THANKS FOR VISITING.] Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  Hope we all had a little quiet time to think about those things for which we ought […]

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Economic crisis: invitation to a new way of life

Posted October 5th, 2008 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Economic crisis: invitation to a new way of life

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [WARNING:  this is a longish post, a meditation, if you will.  I welcome your comments.] Can the economic crisis be perceived as an opportunity to change how we live?  Of course it can.  And whether one sees that as scary, or with relief, or with an “about time,” […]

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