Posts Tagged ‘inspiration and reflection’

Preparing for the hard times

Posted March 19th, 2008 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [Good friends – this is a longer-than-usual post. Think of it as added reflection for this sacred week.] I want to talk a bit about the hard times coming, how important it will be for us to prepare — not just in material terms, but also, and perhaps […]

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A world reeling

Posted March 18th, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on A world reeling

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So the Feds will do the unprecedented thing — they will bail out Wall Street. We will pay dearly for this decision. One take on this, The end of Wall Street as we know it, from CNN. Another from today’s NY Times: Rescue Tests the Fed’s Credibility. The […]

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Bring carbon emissions to zero by mid-century, or else…

Posted March 11th, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on Bring carbon emissions to zero by mid-century, or else…

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: The world must bring carbon emissions down to near zero to keep temperatures from rising further… …if global emissions continue on a ‘business as usual’ path for the rest of the century, the Earth will warm by 7.2 degrees Fahrenheit by 2100. If emissions do not drop to […]

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Hate the trees

Posted March 9th, 2008 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Right? It’s hard not to describe what developers often do to trees as a form of hatred, utter disregard, a complete detachment from any relationship with nature — just a quick track to the bottom line, the quick buck, the profit margin. So my heart sank as I […]

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