Posts Tagged ‘inspiration and reflection’

Contrasting visions and values

Posted May 13th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on Contrasting visions and values

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: By way of some reflection today, I want to offer a glaring contrast in how human beings view the ecological crises we face. There is a line being drawn here that is getting clearer and clearer, more and more focused as the earth warms, climate changes, and we […]

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Climate change? or just a lot of bad weather

Posted May 9th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on Climate change? or just a lot of bad weather

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: It would be too easy to consign all this crazy weather we’re having to climate change caused by global warming. Weather is not the same as climate, and this country has always had volatile weather. The spring floods along the Missouri River are not unusual, nor is dry […]

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New environmental mission for former Norwegian prime minister

Posted May 8th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on New environmental mission for former Norwegian prime minister

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I read this interview in this morning’s NY Times Science section and thought it worth sharing. It is with Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Norwegian prime minister and an environmental advocate. You can read about her background in the introduction. The interview reveals her alarm at the lack of […]

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‘Appalachia’s land is dying…’

Posted May 6th, 2007 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Want to share another voice this morning, this time Erik Reece, one of the most passionate voices from the Applachian Mountains — and I mean passion as in being in love. Because that’s what comes through in everything he writes about the ravaging of one the most significant […]

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