Posts Tagged ‘fossil fuel industry’

Plants grow from the roots – the ecology of social movements

Posted March 4th, 2015 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Like roots of a healthy plant, social movements grow from below. In recent years, a grassroots movement has emerged in much of the U.S. in response to the fossil fuel industry’s increasing destruction of our eco-communities. Some of those “healthy plants” came together in Madison WI on Feb. 21, and this is part of that story, a story of hope and inspiration. We have lost a lot; we have not lost everything. The seeds of ecological/social/cultural transformation are maturing into one of the most significant, and arguably most important movements of this century.

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Labor and the Work of New Creation

Posted August 29th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Labor and the Work of New Creation

Rethinking the meaning of “work” on this Labor Day weekend

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E.P.A. rules to reduce emissions from coal; oil and gas frenzy to increase emissions, and then some

Posted June 4th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on E.P.A. rules to reduce emissions from coal; oil and gas frenzy to increase emissions, and then some

The new E.P.A. rules are not enough to avoid climate catastrophe. Meanwhile, climate change is only one aspect of the larger crisis of ecological overshoot, and that requires a whole new approach to how humans learn to live within the limits of the planet. Part of that is changing what we mean by the “quality of life.”

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The things he didn’t say…

Posted January 29th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The things he didn’t say…

What President Obama left out of his State of the Union address when it comes to the ecological crisis threatening our future.

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