Posts Tagged ‘population growth’

Climate change inevitable now

Posted October 5th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Climate change inevitable now

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: After sharing so much bad news yesterday evening, we return to the meeting of energy and economic ministers from the top 20 polluter nations in Mexico who are discussing global warming/climate change and what to do about reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that are killing life on our planet. […]

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Scientists get into the political fray

Posted October 3rd, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Scientists get into the political fray

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: A group of scientists, frustrated at the anti-science climate in the Bush administration and large segments of US society, has banded together to form a ‘527’ organization, which under tax law means a group that can be active in electoral politics. I found this info in the NY […]

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Promoting sugar ethanol production in Brazil encourages an industry that degrades the environment and exploits workers

Posted September 22nd, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Promoting sugar ethanol production in Brazil encourages an industry that degrades the environment and exploits workers

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: As we learned from the experience of sweatshop assembly — discovering that our cheap consumer goods are made by workers horribly exploited in poor countries — we need to examine the conditions in which our hoped-for alternative fuels, in particular, sugar ethanol, are made. The suger industry has a […]

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How to avoid water wars

Posted September 17th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on How to avoid water wars

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Among the resources that we humans are seriously depleting is water.  Population stresses, overuse and waste in rich developed countries, contamination, and growing areas of drought are exacerbating a problem already critical in some parts of the world.  Some Middle East experts will tell you that much of […]

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