Posts Tagged ‘planetary crisis’

Resettling America – and the rest of the world as well

Posted April 8th, 2013 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Resettling America – and the rest of the world as well

At the Berry Conference in Kentucky, we reflected deeply on the ecological crises created by industrial agriculture and the troubling future we face on this planet because of our carbon dense way of life. Protecting life means entering into deep, loving relationships with the eco-communities in which we live and move and have our being. And what we know now is that the future of life itself depends upon healing those relationships.

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The 4th and the need for a new patriotism

Posted July 2nd, 2010 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: What does the 4th of July mean now? It’s an old story – revolution against the British monarchy, landholding white men asserting their rights to independence from the Crown, the Declaration of Independence, Washington crossing the Delaware, violating a Christmas truce to take advantage of unsuspecting drunken British […]

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How agriculture gave rise to the ecological crisis – and a host of other human crises as well

Posted February 13th, 2010 in Blog, Featured 6 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: …we westerners have lost our ancestral knowledge of how to survive on the Earth.  — Chellis Glendinning The more I delve into the underpinnings of our ecological crisis, the larger, deeper, more profound the picture becomes.  Now I’m reading a book that takes me right back to the […]

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Good news from Obama on climate change

Posted December 19th, 2008 in Blog, Featured 3 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: In one of the more promising moves from Pres-elect Obama on the climate crisis, tomorrow he will announce that Prof. John P. Holdren is to become the presidential science advisor.  Holdren, whom we much admire here, is a physicist and Professor of Environmental Policy at the Kennedy School […]

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