Posts Tagged ‘greenhouse gas emissions’

While the debate was going on, climate changed

Posted August 18th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on While the debate was going on, climate changed

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yes, that’s what’s happening.  While this stupid debate rages about whether or not climate is changing because of human-induced warming of the atmosphere, or will change, or how soon the change will come about — climate is changing.  And some of the effects are already severe. In this […]

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“respect for the design of nature…”

Posted June 5th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on “respect for the design of nature…”

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [I will be away from my computer for a few days.  Next post: June 11.] Just what I needed this week.  After viewing ABC’s special, Earth 2100, I badly needed a jolt of hope.  It’s not that I don’t agree with the bleak portrayal of life in this […]

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Puzzle pieces put in place present grim picture

Posted May 30th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Puzzle pieces put in place present grim picture

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: How’s that title for a little alliteration?  Try to say it ten times real fast. Okay, but seriously: sometimes it feels like my main job here is to grab up pieces of the picture, fragments that come from this source and that, and then put them together into […]

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The moral implications of suppressing science

Posted April 26th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So it turns out that the fossil fuel industry-funded science studies looking at the impact of carbon dioxide emissions on climate were suppressed.  Turns out that these studies pretty much indicated the same results as those done by the thousands upon thousands of independent scientists — that human-induced […]

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