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Environmental Crisis

Extinction Machine* - Drivetrain Mechanism

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 11.18.2014 | Green
Joseph Carlisi

Why do people persist in behaving in ways that clearly threaten their future existence . . . in fact, the existence of all life, as we know it, on the host environment . . . planet earth? There is no mystery about what is happening. Science has laid it bare.

Revelation: Playing God Is Bad for Business

Charles Redfern | Posted 11.04.2014 | Religion
Charles Redfern

It's a strange harmony. Wall Street powerhouses now chime with robed clerics in an offbeat tune: Ruining our atmosphere is not only immoral, it's bad for the S&P 500. What's next?

Practical Dreaming in the Hopeful Light of Earthrise

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 10.31.2014 | Good News
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Perhaps it's time to try planting visions from the ground up and watering those that take root. Who knows? In restorying how we can live here, we might just prove that you can go home again. Especially if that home is your homeworld.

Eyes Wide Closed

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 07.06.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

In a recent post appearing in MARKETPLACE, Morning Report, entitled, "Climate change: how to talk about bad news", Sarah Gardner presents the views...

What Do You Believe?

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 05.27.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

A recent Gallup poll indicates that most Americans do not believe that global warming and extreme weather are connected. The March 6-9 poll included 1,048 adults selected randomly from all adults living in the United States.

Silence and Freedom

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 05.06.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

Silence, a break from mental noise, allows the world to seep into us, to fill us in a whole, unbroken sense.

See the Forest and the Trees

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 04.21.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

A hideous event surfaced in the international news last week. It touched millions of people around the world and their anger, hurt and outrage f...

Where Is the Exit?

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 04.05.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

Seventeen years ago, on a rainy day, I was sitting in a Cuban restaurant in Los Angeles with close associate and fellow traveler, Carlos Castaneda. We had been discussing the near impossibility of, somehow, freeing oneself from the mind . . . the ego centered self or me.

How Did It Come to This?

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

UN News Center: 19 November 2013 - The world need look no further than the catastrophe in the Philippines to comprehend the profound and dangerous ...

Something New: The Delightful Conservationist

Charles Redfern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Leah Kostamo has liberated me. I can now face my dark side: I love everything from sloths to moss and serve on three eco-friendly boards, but most environmental literature reminds me of toothpaste-flavored herbal tea - with no sweeteners allowed (carcinogens, you know). Guilt is slung like linguini.

Terra Nova: New Earth

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

Hawaii, where the planet actively creates new land mass on a daily basis... literally new earth. What better place than Hawaii to base a blog deal...

At Rio+20 Earth Summit, Governments Must "Show Us the Money"

Richard Steiner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green
Richard Steiner

For decades, our collective "ecological footprint" has exceeded what the Earth can sustainably provide, now by over 50 percent. This may be our last best chance to deal seriously with the global environmental crisis before it is too late.

Is Green News Getting Scarier?

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

As an author of my own ecological news blog, I've noticed readers lately complaining that the environment news we are covering is too scary. That we a...

The Five-Fingered Ways of Knowing

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.06.2011 | Green
Robert Koehler

The Language of Spirit Conference takes place at the point where Western modes of perception break down, where traditional wisdom meets quantum physics.

Finding Interfaith Potential In Environmentalism

Frank Fredericks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

Our environmental problem is one place where the religion, democracy and development trifecta has a clear potential for success. Communities of faith around the country are joining the "green" conversation and the environmental movement.

Counting on China's Burgeoning Green Technology Marketplace

Joseph Meuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joseph Meuse

A bumper crop of Chinese companies have emerged to address the country's significant environmental hazards accrued from their multi-decade role as the "world's largest factory."

Join the National Teach-in on Global Warming, Feb 4-5!

Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte and John Harte

Get a group of people together, find a room, and let the National Teach-in know that you want to talk to your congressional representatives about their plans for dealing with carbon emissions.

Save the Environment, Save People

Tri Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tri Robinson

The environmental crisis facing our world today has become an issue of social justice.

Default Swaps and Denuded Swamps

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Schweitzer

After eight years of neglect, climate change requires immediate attention. Let us respond with urgency, with humility, and with an eye on Wall Street as a reminder of our errant ways.

The New Survivalism

New York Times | Alex Williams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

THE traditional face of survivalism is that of a shaggy loner in camouflage, holed up in a cabin in the wilderness and surrounded by cases of canned g...