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Raising Food in a Changing Climate

February 9th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Slideshow | Comments Off on Raising Food in a Changing Climate

Raising Food in a Changing Climate

By Maynard Kaufman . . . . We know that the carbon dioxide emitted by the burning of fossil fuels acts as a greenhouse gas that warms the atmosphere. Cheap oil during the twentieth century has made cheap food available so that the growth of human population exploded, from 2 billion in 1930 to 7 billion […]

Ecological Wisdom: What Does It Really Mean?

January 18th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Ecology, Slideshow | Comments Off on Ecological Wisdom: What Does It Really Mean?

Ecological Wisdom: What Does It Really Mean?

By Morgen D’Arc It means what it means — which is what? About ten years ago, I was working with a candidate who was preparing for his campaign. He was reviewing the Green Party’s Ten Key Values. Like many Greens, he couldn’t cite them all without looking at the list for prompting. He did know […]

Saving the Earth…in Our Backyards

January 18th, 2013  |  by  |  published in Ecology, Slideshow | Comments Off on Saving the Earth…in Our Backyards

Saving the Earth…in Our Backyards

Editor’s Note: This article is based on a talk given by the author on Earth Day, 2012, at the Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum in South Haven, Michigan. When we speak of saving the earth we usually mean saving life on the earth. The earth as a geological reality has already been ravaged for the resources […]

Thoughts For My Grandchildren

October 24th, 2012  |  by  |  published in Slideshow, Stronger Communities | Leave A Comment »

Thoughts For My Grandchildren

By Steve Welzer DEAR GRANDCHILDREN: You’re not even old enough to read yet, but I’m such a slow writer that I think I better start now to put down the thoughts I want to convey to you. If I remember correctly, trying to think back, I believe it’s around the age of 16 or 17 […]

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