Tag Archives: climate crisis

History Lessons?

I appreciate it when people sometimes respond to a blog post, because often what I write about are things I’m wondering about, things I don’t completely understand, and am hoping for insight from others. That is partly because I was … Continue reading

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Building Communities 2

I don’t know to interpret the lack of response to yesterday’s post about creating and building self sufficient communities for the massive influx of climate refugees to the Midwest. Whether people don’t think there will be such a migration, or … Continue reading

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Spirit of Christmas

In the Spirit of the Christmas season I urge each of us to consider how our lives reflect the teachings of Jesus, especially to “love your neighbor as yourself”. For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was … Continue reading

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Visualizing Flooding and Increasing Heavy Rainfall in the Midwest

There is an interesting story in the Washington Post, What the Harvey deluge would look like where you live, that includes a tool that shows how much flooding would be predicted to occur if the 51.88 inches of rain (which … Continue reading

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Harvey and the (near) Future

The recent article in Politico Magazine, Harvey Is What Climate Change Looks Like: It’s time to open our eyes and prepare for the world that’s coming, by Eric Holthaus, is an excellent summary of what we can expect in the … Continue reading

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Quakers out of Sync with our Environment

Friends, I continue to be deeply concerned about the inconsistency between our testimonies of justice and care for each other and the Earth, and Friends’ continued participation in our fossil fuel centric society. I recently realized I had pretty much … Continue reading

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Do You Care?

Earth Day, 2016, is today. While on the one hand it is discouraging to think of one day a year people give a thought to the earth.  On the other hand, any way to draw attention to our environmental crisis … Continue reading

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