Posts Tagged ‘greenhouse gas emissions’

Why I don’t like the “game over” language

Posted June 25th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Why I don’t like the “game over” language

“Game over for the planet” is a message of despair. What happens if the game is not over, and the world we are moving into, the hotter more depleted world, is one in which we will need to learn how to live all over again? “… it’s time to unleash our visionary best, and our most unselfish best. It is time to look upon the era coming as one of the biggest transitions in human evolution.” How do we want to approach such a time?

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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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Change at the scale of the crisis: what racism teaches us about our ecological impasse

Posted January 31st, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Change at the scale of the crisis: what racism teaches us about our ecological impasse

A destructive way of life is now so deeply embedded within our daily lives, our economies, our livelihoods, our ways of doing business, that addressing the various crises, including the ethical and moral crises with which this way of life confronts us, means change at scales few of us want to consider, or are willing to accept – and I include a lot of the environmental and social justice communities in that critique. I’m part of them, so I am critiquing from within, not from without. We are all part of this awful dilemma that confronts us now.

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Durban climate change conference and its meager outcome

Posted December 12th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Durban climate change conference and its meager outcome

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [Care about what you read here? Help support this project of ecological hope with a tax deductible donation. Stay tuned for news of our 2012 project priorities coming later this week!] What are we to make of the UN climate conference in Durban? It started out looking like […]

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