Posts Tagged ‘ecology of war and peace’

At the tail end of the Memorial Day weekend, a word about war

Posted May 28th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on At the tail end of the Memorial Day weekend, a word about war

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: On this Memorial Day Monday, the New York Times front page was unusually moving, angering, powerful. First was the image, a photograph that moved me to tears. It could be an icon to the insanity and cruelty of this war and those who got us into — people, […]

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The coming chaos

Posted April 24th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on The coming chaos

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: A few days ago, I posted about the British initiative to get global warming/climate change considered in the United Nations as an issue of international security pertinent to the agenda of the UN Security Council. Most countries, including the US, opposed the move, saying this was an issue […]

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Climate change will intensify global conflict

Posted April 17th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on Climate change will intensify global conflict

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Visitors to this blog know that we have pointed out frequently some of the impacts of climate change that are threatening, and will threaten, habitats that support life, or change the life that is there (e.g., the disappearance of the sugar maple tree from New England before the […]

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‘The stakes are as high as they can get…’

Posted March 17th, 2007 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I like to mention particularly good books that I’m reading, and I have just begun a fascinating, if sobering, one — The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, by Thomas Homer-Dixon. Homer-Dixon is director of the Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies and […]

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