Posts Tagged ‘ecological economics’

Economic collapse: more to come

Posted March 16th, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Economic collapse: more to come

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Think we’re moving out of recession?  They tell us that to cover over the fact that we are not, actually, moving out of recession, or that this is just a particularly deep and lasting recession that will end one day, maybe in 2011. But in reality, much, much […]

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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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Financial power concentrates, boding ill for the planet

Posted July 17th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: You know, in this economic meltdown, you look at the signposts to see if there is any direction in terms of where we are headed.  I have a few for us today. Goldman Sachs — stunning profits JP Morgan Chase — stunning profits Citigroup — terrific profits Bank […]

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My people are a problem

Posted July 10th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 6 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Obstacles to addressing our ecological crisis in any significant way are strewn all through the U.S. culture.  We have a president who gets the problem to some extent, at least on climate, but says some stuff that makes me cringe; for example, “There is no contradiction between environmentally […]

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