Posts Tagged ‘methane release’

Defending the planet is our most important task now

Posted November 1st, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Defending the planet is our most important task now

There’s no going back anymore. We will not re-create the post-war industrial Dream of the affluent American middle class. That era is over. The sooner we come to terms with that, the quicker we get about the business of saving the ecosystems of the planet for the sake of our survival and that of millions of other sentient and non-sentient beings… Industrial civilization and the dedication to growth as our model for life on the planet has brought us to this moment when we either decide to get off that path in a hurry, or face the Great Unraveling. And if we are still placing our hopes and expectations on preserving for ourselves and providing for our children and their children this “nice” life that few on the planet get to actually live, what we will really be passing on to them is something most of us don’t really want to think about.

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Creating new ways of life – the roots of authentic hope

Posted December 4th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

The news is dire, but it is only hopeless if nothing changes, or, better said, if we don’t change anything. Hope is not something I can give anyone. I can’t tell you here that things will be okay. They won’t. We’re in for hard times. But hope is a work of the hands and heart, it is a project, not a sentiment. You have to work at it. You have to make it real by how you live.

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It could not be more serious…

Posted August 22nd, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on It could not be more serious…

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Who needs bad news on a late summer weekend?  It is deliciously cool here along Lake Michigan, like early October.  Summer will be back, but this brief interlude is one of those moments that reminds us of seasonal changes to come, that embedded within this August cool spell […]

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