Category Archives: Γαῖα

value judgments

Culture, Perception, & Reality by GOOD SIGN on APRIL 21, 2015 When information passes through our knowledge filter, one of three things happens: We decide that the information is not meaningful to us and the perception stops there; We do not … Continue reading

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Environmental values

  “The Earth has cancer and the cancer is Man.” – Club of Rome (1974) Mankind at the Turning Point Hijacking the Anthropocene by Ian Angus, originally published by Climate and Capitalism  | May 20, 2015 How the anti-green ‘Breakthrough … Continue reading

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Porter hypothesis

According to the Porter hypothesis, strict environmental regulations can induce efficiency and encourage innovations that help improve commercial competitiveness. The hypothesis was formulated by the economist Michael Porter in an article in 1995. The hypothesis suggests that strict environmental regulation … Continue reading

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Kuznets curve

In economics, a Kuznets curve graphs the hypothesis that as an economy develops, market forces first increase and then decrease economic inequality. The hypothesis was first advanced by economist Simon Kuznets in the 1950s and ’60s.[2] One explanation of such … Continue reading

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soil

By Thomas McCormick The soil provides a key indicator to determine if societies and economies will thrive or fail.  Look at how civilizations treat the soil that produces their food and you get to the basis of sustainability.  In her … Continue reading

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Christians Acting On Climate Change

Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action Preamble As American evangelical Christian leaders, we recognize both our opportunity and our responsibility to offer a biblically based moral witness that can help shape public policy in the most powerful nation on … Continue reading

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Boko Haram

Since its emergence in 2009, Boko Haram has slaughtered some 5,000 people. The terror organization, whose name loosely means “Western education is a sin,” staffs its ranks partly through a mosque and Islamic school set up in 2002 by Mohammed … Continue reading

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Should we tolerate the intolerant, the racist, or the violent?

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A Faustian Bargain on the Short Road to Hell: Living in a World at 480 CO2e

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On the highway to a smokestack hell, Faust met a devil who said to him: “Give me all your tomorrows, all your children and all your children’s children, and I will make this one day, for…

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water issues in India

Indian villagers desperate for water as wells and pumps run dry By Amit Ganguly October 29, 2015 01/05/2012 Environmental leader, Vandana Shiva explains that the introduction of unsustainable practices and technologies in the last 40 years have led to severe … Continue reading

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