Posts Tagged ‘renewable fuels’

Ethanol is causing food scarcity and hunger: a moral quandary for our lives

Posted February 18th, 2008 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today form Margaret Swedish: [WARNING: a longish post] Visitors to this blog know that we are not big fans of ethanol, and most especially corn ethanol, the favorite of giant US agribusiness and grain farmers. You can put ‘ethanol’ into our search engine and find posts about this with lots of links […]

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Energy: what we should NOT do vs. what some folks are trying to do

Posted February 10th, 2008 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Today, I just want to note a contrast in terms of how we might look at the energy challenges ahead of us. That said, it was really nice to see my long-time hometown of Takoma Park, Maryland, and a group of ‘green citizens’ there, featured in the NY […]

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Ecological hope sprouting all over the place

Posted January 22nd, 2008 in Blog Comments Off on Ecological hope sprouting all over the place

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: One of the joys of being involved in something like this is the inspiration that comes from being part of a movement, inspiration that comes from the witness and commitment of so many people making their contribution towards creating a liveable, just, more life-giving world. There are seeds […]

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Corn ethanol fiasco, brought to you by Congress and agribusiness

Posted December 18th, 2007 in Blog 4 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Congress is about to have the U.S. embark on a foolhardy alternative fuel journey, because it is much easier to try to replace oil in our engines and keep the economy slumping along than it is to alter the logic of production based on consumption of oil, whatever […]

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