Posts Tagged ‘mountaintop removal coal mining’

how to talk about a deteriorating planet in an election year

Posted June 15th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning I don’t know. I wish I could tell you…  Ha! I don’t mean that completely, but obviously we are not going to have a meaningful national conversation anytime soon about the fact that we now require 1.5 earths to continue living as humans do right now, or […]

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Unbearable grief

Posted March 26th, 2012 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning: Read this before the next time you turn on your lights… I’ve been quiet on this site for the past couple of weeks. I’m working on my new book, trying to get a couple of projects anchored here in Milwaukee, and dealing with some illnesses in my […]

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Rising and Falling Together – the Legacy of the U.S. Oil Economy

Posted September 16th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Rising and Falling Together – the Legacy of the U.S. Oil Economy

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: “Empires run on energy. A central task of any empire is to produce, transport, and focus enough energy to maintain and extend its economic and political power. Acquiring and protecting the sources of this energy, the routes along which it’s carried, and the people and organizations responsible for […]

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The wrong guy goes to prison

Posted July 27th, 2011 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The wrong guy goes to prison

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: I want to give space on my blog today to another voice, that of Tim DeChristopher. If you are tuned in to some of the groups who are using nonviolent civil disobedience to bring attention to the lack of action on climate change, you know who he is. […]

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