Posts Tagged ‘inspiration and reflection’

Winter rampage

Posted February 6th, 2008 in Blog 5 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: And then there are the moments when we cannot help but notice that Nature is more powerful than us, that we humans remain subject to its impressive forces. What a rampage across the eastern half of this country! In the Southeast, it includes tragedy, the destructive power of […]

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Diminished snowpack in US west spells trouble

Posted February 1st, 2008 in Blog 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: A quick post to cite an article from this morning’s Washington Post front page. As if we didn’t know this already, a new study shows that the snowpack in the western mountains of the U.S. is diminishing and that the reason is global warming — and that this […]

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Fall in love again with the Earth

Posted January 31st, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on Fall in love again with the Earth

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I want to share something from a book I’m reading right now. It’s Thomas Homer-Dixon’s The Ingenuity Gap (Facing the Economic, Environmental, and Other Challenges of an Increasingly Complex and Unpredictable World). Homer-Dixon is on the faculty at of the Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at […]

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Meanwhile, while we were going into debt and watching ‘American Idol’…

Posted January 28th, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on Meanwhile, while we were going into debt and watching ‘American Idol’…

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Our world is changing in huge ways. I just wanted to link tonight to two articles that describe one aspect of that new world. I am going to guess that you won’t hear any presidential candidates talk about this stuff. No one is going to go out there […]

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