Posts Tagged ‘fossil fuel’

It’s NOT growth; it’s depletion

Posted March 27th, 2015 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Most economists and policymakers tell us what we need more of is economic growth. But economic growth is not growth at all. It is depletion, using up, and it is taking us down a terrible road. We need to deny them this future.

Photo credit: Isaac Brekken for The New York Times

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The new planet

Posted April 9th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The new planet

Carbon dioxide levels just reached their highest levels in 800,000 years, maybe in millions of years. We are living within a different planet now. We will not save ourselves from crisis anymore, but we can still decide how bad it’s going to get – and what kind of world we want to create as the old unravels.

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Earth Day – does it matter?

Posted April 22nd, 2010 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: There’s something disquieting about the trendiness of Earth Day.  I mean, I’m glad it comes each year and that some consciousness-raising gets done. But compared to the intensity and progressive edge of its first years, something is lacking – like perhaps the exigencies of the change required in […]

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