Posts Tagged ‘limits to growth’

As we go on our merry way…

Posted June 8th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on As we go on our merry way…

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish I stopped just now to watch Pres. Obama’s press conference addressing the US economy and the crisis in Europe, among other things. What struck me was how off the mark  it all feels given that really big thing that’s going on right now:  Earth […]

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Deflation and our ecological crisis

Posted October 18th, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Deflation and our ecological crisis

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I want to put a couple of important trends together here. One we write about often – that the human species is living far beyond the Earth’s biocapacity.  This we already know, and the graphic right here shows exactly how dire this situation is – we are overshooting […]

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Fire

Posted September 9th, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Fire

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Fire is one of the fearsome forces of nature. We are seeing it at work in two contrasting places this morning – Boulder County, Colorado, and Detroit MI. Stunning video of the Fourmile Canyon Fire, especially the last couple of minutes: http://www.kdvr.com/videobeta/ae4321d3-0fdf-4fd7-aefa-24f344c32e3c/News/Fourmile-Canyon-Fire-Wednesday-SkyFOX-Video And then there’s what just happened […]

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Okay, stop consuming now – until January

Posted August 22nd, 2010 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Okay, stop consuming now – until January

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: In a culture hypnotized by the myth of economic growth – that there will always be more forever and our standard of living will always increase for all eternity – it is hard to come crashing into the wall of limits. This is our most fundamental theme – […]

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