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Every Earth Day I force myself to look at it. It sits in its place on the wall, oblivious to the new reality. A mute reminder of that time, long ago now; an epoch some consider to be the pinnacle … Continue reading
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
Hat tip to Quakerattled (I recommend reading ‘Bill McKibben and 565 gigatons‘, from where I snitched the above video link).
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
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
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
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
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 on Learning from Dogs Part Nought: Some of what’s at stake Part One: … Continue reading
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 Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1788-1860) — or perhaps that was someone else. First they ignore you, … Continue reading