Posts Tagged ‘fracking’

What multiple car pile-ups, the emergence of the U.S. as a new global oil power, spreading nuclear contamination in Japan, and replacing more human workers with robots tell us about the need for some “New Creation”

Posted December 9th, 2013 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

As hundreds of cars spun out of control during Sunday snowstorms, we learned once again the consequences when humans refuse to live within the realities and limits of Nature. We are facing enormous global changes. For our U.S. culture, one of the biggest challenges facing our planet is the emergence of this nation as an oil super-power. This assertion of global dominance is pushing back fiercely at movements intent on defending “places,” homes, farms, communities, threatened by the surge in oil and gas production. We have to learn to live within the limits of snowstorms. We have to learn to relinquish the drive for power and conquest and create the new culture that honors the limits, life, and magnificent balances of creation.

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Fast and furious…

Posted July 9th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Fast and furious…

The vast network of energy extraction and transshipment lines is being developed now at a fast and furious pace. There is intent here: to build it faster than people are able to become aware of what is being done to their communities, faster than they can organize. The fact that this is happening is proof of the effectiveness of the opposition. And that should encourage us to engage even more in the struggle to save the eco-communities in the places where we live.

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400 ppm – what do we do now?

Posted May 13th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on 400 ppm – what do we do now?

There is no way around it. It is very bad news. But, despite that news, there is still so much that we can do – learning new ways of life, and ramping up our work to save the environment in which we live and move and have our being. These will be the essential ingredients of what it means to be human for the next generations.

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The global market isn’t the solution, the global market is the problem

Posted September 28th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The global market isn’t the solution, the global market is the problem

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish Watching, listening, to people attempting to offer solutions to our many and varied crises – political upheavals, climate change, hunger, energy challenges, etc. – within the logic of the market is listening to a real exercise in futility. The market, based in the logic […]

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