Posts Tagged ‘fossil fuel industry’

Once again, fossil fuels kill and pollute

Posted April 27th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [NOTE: this will be my only post this week. Next post next Monday.] In the past couple of weeks in just two incidents, we have lost 40 lives to the drilling and mining of fossil fuels. Others are injured, scarred for life, traumatized by sudden, devastating explosions from […]

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Drill, Baby, Drill – Obama takes up the mantra

Posted March 31st, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Drill, Baby, Drill – Obama takes up the mantra

[FLASH – On March 31 Amy Goodman broadcast an interview on the topic of mountaintop removal coal mining for Democracy NOW! The timing is critical. Scroll down our home page to view the video.] Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: What an unhappy surprise!!  This one seems to have blindsided just about everyone. “Drill, […]

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Fossil fuels are killing us – as if we didn’t know that already

Posted October 20th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Fossil fuels are killing us – as if we didn’t know that already

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: The National Academy of Sciences [NAS] just released a study showing that the environmental costs in the US as a result of the burning of fossil fuels is some $120 billion a year. The main cause is air pollution leading to premature deaths. Okay, the dollar figure is […]

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The cultural picture

Posted September 16th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So what do climate change, rising risk of heart disease, and Jimmy Carter’s concerns about racism embedded in the attacks on Prez Obama all have in common? Yesterday’s front page of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel had these two headlines:  Warming in Wisconsin: A rise in average annual temperatures […]

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