Posts Tagged ‘ecology of war and peace’

About the climate change in Congress, and what we need to do

Posted November 10th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on About the climate change in Congress, and what we need to do

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [WARNING:  This is a very long post-election post.  Felt the need to do this.] When the new Congress is sworn in next January, we will have our best hope in recent memory to open a national conversation on what needs to be done to address the threatening reality […]

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One last thought before the elections

Posted November 6th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on One last thought before the elections

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yes, one last thought — but not from me, rather from Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Jane Smiley.  Her article: The end of the world as we know it? If Americans had started taking the meaning of oil dependence seriously in 1977, when Jimmy Carter asked us to, or […]

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At the bottom of the food chain – what we all need to live

Posted November 1st, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on At the bottom of the food chain – what we all need to live

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I wanted to emphasize something that Nicholas Kristof writes about in the Op-Ed that I included in last night’s post.  He describes an aspect of the natural carbon cycle, how carbon dioxide (CO2) is absorbed by the ocean waters, producing carbonic acid, “the same stuff found in soda […]

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Today’s fright: the news just gets scarier and scarier

Posted October 31st, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Today’s fright: the news just gets scarier and scarier

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: It’s Halloween, but who needs the extra fright these days?  We have plenty to frighten us, and I, for one, am unnerved by what’s in the print media right now.  As recently as a year ago, heck, even a few months ago, we could complain that the mainstream […]

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