Posts Tagged ‘mtr’

The decisions we face are huge!

Posted July 9th, 2014 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The decisions we face are huge!

Never before have humans had to make decisions as huge, and with such enormous implications, as those in front of us now in this very generation. We need to find our collective moral compass – and fast – if we are going to make good decisions, the kind that ensure a living planet for future generations.

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“This needs to be stopped, it does not need to be regulated”

Posted February 14th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: [Action ends: see below for update] For four days, Wendell Berry and 13 others have been holed up in the Frankfort office of KY Gov. Steve Beshear demanding an end to mountaintop removal coal mining (MTR). They refuse to leave until he commits to ending the practice of […]

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“We’ve destroyed the very place that we love” – Tennessee coal miner

Posted July 23rd, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on “We’ve destroyed the very place that we love” – Tennessee coal miner

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Okay, regular readers and visitors know how we feel about mountaintop removal coal mining. We don’t like it.  It must stop.  It must stop NOW! I come back to this over and over: first, because we have to stop living off this destruction, we must break our cheap […]

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Obama reality check

Posted July 7th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Look, I’m as relieved as anyone that Barack Obama is our president and I think he is a thoughtful and serious guy, though we here have always known that he was a centrist, not a true progressive. That said, we have to get serious about challenging him on […]

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