Posts Tagged ‘living beyond the end of the world’

Water as flashpoint in a world of growing scarcities

Posted July 14th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Water as flashpoint in a world of growing scarcities

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: In my book, Living Beyond the ‘End of the World,’ a Spirituality of Hope, I focus a chapter on the growing links between our ecological crises and the threat of wars and other forms of social violence.  If we think oil has something to do with going to […]

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Living on the Earth we’ve made

Posted May 9th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Breathtaking, these scenes of the fires outside Santa Barbara.  Mesmerizing.  Awe-striking.  Leaves me speechless, without words — and yet I attempt the words, because that is what I do.  I write.  I give presentations.  I talk — to and with others.  I try to find words, images, that […]

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Climate change: oh, the work we have to do!

Posted January 24th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Climate change: oh, the work we have to do!

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Yesterday’s juxtaposition of two articles in the NY Times was distressing and revealing, buried on page 13, two headlines side-by-side: Environment Blamed in Western Tree Deaths, by Mireya Navarro. Environmental Issues Slide in Poll of Public’s Concerns, by one of my favorite writers, Andrew Revkin. We have a […]

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“Governments and people are realizing that our weather has changed…”

Posted November 18th, 2008 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Can you say the headline with an Aussie accent?  The quote comes from Michael (??? couldn’t make out the last name), one of many people being interviewed this week on the Today Show‘s week-long series, Ends of the Earth.  Michael is a lawyer in Australia who has taken […]

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