Posts Tagged ‘ecological hope’

Ecological hope is about a whole lot more than climate change

Posted July 10th, 2007 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: We try to emphasize this whenever we can: our ecological crises is about a whole lot more than global climate change. That is but one in a long list of concerns under a larger heading — ecological overshoot, living beyond the means of the planet to sustain the […]

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Arctic ponds drying up, permafrost is draining, habitats are being destroyed all over the Earth

Posted July 9th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on Arctic ponds drying up, permafrost is draining, habitats are being destroyed all over the Earth

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yesterday we focused on suburban and exurban sprawl, today’s fundamental conflict between developers and those who cherish the Earth. Besides everything else wrong with sprawl, it is habitat-destroying. And humans are doing so much of that around the world that ecosystems are breaking down. Already we see the […]

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Developers v. Ecologists – essential conflict of our times

Posted July 8th, 2007 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Sorry about my absence last week. The deadline loomed for the book I’m writing on the subject of this blog/project and I just had to bury myself in it. A couple of notable things since I last posted — For one, it’s been a little warm out west, […]

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Coal-to-liquid faces defeat in the Senate

Posted June 22nd, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on Coal-to-liquid faces defeat in the Senate

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Well, tax breaks for the coal industry made their way into Senate Finance Committee language, to be inserted into the mega-energy bill nearing a floor vote; but coal-to-liquid was another story where we can happily report a surprising industry defeat. In a couple of floor votes, the Senate […]

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