Tag Archives: sustainability

How to change the world

The illimitable ocean consists of drops of water. Each drop of water counts. When a myriad drops of water move in the same direction, there is the irresistible tide… Continue reading

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Activate the Omega-13

Hat tip to Quakerattled (I recommend reading ‘Bill McKibben and 565 gigatons‘, from where I snitched the above video link).

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No Plan(et) B.

We’re currently using 1.5 Earths; the only Planet B (and C) we currently know of are 1,200 light-years away… I saw the image above in the Earth Overshoot Day Media Backgrounder at Global Footprint Network and it made me wonder … Continue reading

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Let’s Play… cut down a tree today

EXT. DENSE WOODLAND – DAWN Mist swirls amidst the trunks of the trees of an ancient forest. BURLY MAN arrives, clearly a lumberjack, armed with a large axe. He chops down a tree. FADE OUT FADE IN The sun rises. … Continue reading

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Urgent appeal for green singers

I recently became a member of Scientists for Global Responsibility (SGR) — you, too, can join. Their communication feed may be a bit long in the tooth (but don’t knock it, it works!). I received the appeal below, which is … Continue reading

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Does the denial industry have its teeth in GMO too?

I’ve been against the idea of tinkering with genes to create new things for people to eat for some considerable millennia (or so it seems). My objection is quite simple: though they may believe that they are, most humans aren’t … Continue reading

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Less is more

The Sufficiency Economy — Envisioning a Prosperous Way Down By Dr. Samuel Alexander of the Simplicity Institute Reproduced in five parts with the permission of the author[1] on Learning from Dogs Part Nought: Some of what’s at stake Part One: … Continue reading

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Stop, you fools—you’ll kill us all!

All truth passes through three states: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. And third, it is accepted as self-evident. So said Andrew Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1788-1860) — or perhaps that was someone else. First they ignore you, … Continue reading

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There’s no tomorrow

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Symphony of Science

With thanks to Climate Denial Crock of the Week for the introduction to Melodysheep.

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