Posts Tagged ‘population growth’

The Politics of Oil, 4

Posted June 20th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on The Politics of Oil, 4

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Just want to note this op-ed from today’s NY Times as another indication of how the battle to secure oil and gas resources trumps other critical international issues, determining power alliances, influencing the jockeying among the UN Security Council members, and more. It is also good to remind […]

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Watching the weather change…

Posted June 19th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Watching the weather change…

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Saw Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth over the weekend.  Don’t miss it.  I was very impressed with how compellingly and graphically he presents the extreme threats we face due to global warming.  And he makes the science very accessible. Now the day after seeing the film it is […]

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The Rivers, Too, Are Dying

Posted March 15th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on The Rivers, Too, Are Dying

From Margaret Swedish:  New studies reveal the extent to which the rivers of the world are drying up or are “seriously depleted,” a result of deterioration due to human water use patterns and to global warming.  The United Nations is preparing to release a new report this week warning governments of the extent of the crisis and the threat this […]

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What I want to blog about

Posted February 24th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on What I want to blog about

A conjunction of crises is about to present US society with some stark realities.  Climate change due to global warming, natural resource depletion, peak oil production and the looming energy crisis, along with multiple economic disasters in the waiting, are coming together to pose enormous challenges for this society. 

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