Posts Tagged ‘unsustainable way of life’

The global market isn’t the solution, the global market is the problem

Posted September 28th, 2012 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on The global market isn’t the solution, the global market is the problem

Fostering Ecological Hope Reflections on Culture and Meaning by Margaret Swedish Watching, listening, to people attempting to offer solutions to our many and varied crises – political upheavals, climate change, hunger, energy challenges, etc. – within the logic of the market is listening to a real exercise in futility. The market, based in the logic […]

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It’s getting hot

Posted July 20th, 2011 in Blog, Featured 2 Comments

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Bet I don’t have to tell you that. This summer much of the country is baking and burning, drying out and turning to ashes. That follows a spring in which other parts of the country were drowned in torrents of rain, record snow melt, record-breaking river floods, while […]

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The moral implications of suppressing science

Posted April 26th, 2009 in Blog, Featured 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: So it turns out that the fossil fuel industry-funded science studies looking at the impact of carbon dioxide emissions on climate were suppressed.  Turns out that these studies pretty much indicated the same results as those done by the thousands upon thousands of independent scientists — that human-induced […]

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Look, hope depends on us

Posted April 16th, 2009 in Blog, Featured Comments Off on Look, hope depends on us

[Breaking News 4-17: E.P.A. to clear way for regulation of greenhouse gases.] Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: When people ask me, but where is your hope?  or, more challengingly, do you have hope?  I often find myself drawing a breath, asking if I am certain of my answer.  I have written (in Living […]

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