Posts Tagged ‘fossil fuels’

“This needs to be stopped, it does not need to be regulated”

Posted February 14th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [Action ends: see below for update] For four days, Wendell Berry and 13 others have been holed up in the Frankfort office of KY Gov. Steve Beshear demanding an end to mountaintop removal coal mining (MTR). They refuse to leave until he commits to ending the practice of […]

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Sparks of hope

Posted October 27th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today form Margaret Swedish: On Sunday I offered a presentation for a conference organized by Milwaukee’s Interfaith Earth Network.  The title of the conference: “Faith Encounters the Energy Crisis: Transitioning to Reduced Energy Consumption.”  By now, many folks know I always come armed with a lot of grim news — but also […]

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Will our old heavy-weighted energy paradigm bring us down?

Posted January 15th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Will our old heavy-weighted energy paradigm bring us down?

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Oil is a finite resource.  We don’t act like it.  We pretty much focus on its price and its location as the problems we need to deal with, but there is this other reality we don’t like to admit:  the biggest oil problem confronting us in the not-so-long […]

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