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Joris Rosse: ‘The Great Green Revolution Number Three’

Only once in a lifetime can we hope for such perfect news! I am an 84 year old environmental activist. 21/2 years ago I suffered a moderately severe stroke that left me with some deficits. Yet, I persevere. . . … more

Posted in Agriculture, Animals for Food, Climate, Climate, Climate, Energy, & Environment, Composting, Conservation, Food, Soil, Stewardship,

One Way to Make Musikfest More Sustainable!

Musikfest provides a wide variety of music—and many of the concerts are free. It also generates thousands of vehicle trips. But, as this photo of the Pedalplatz on Banana Island indicates, you can help reduce the impact by bicycling to Musikfest! … more

Posted in Arts & Culture, Bicycling, Transportation,

Too Big to Fail? (banks)

Too little and too late to succeed? (climate action) Too big to fail and also too big to succeed wholistically. In the seventies they used to talk about rising to one’s level of incompetence, when referring to career trajectories. Today … more

Posted in Climate, Community – Government & Rights, Corporate Personhood,

Finding Our Way

Finding Our Way (to the sublime and other good  places) Hello! Hope you’re all well, and ready to plunge into a conversation that matters because our society, civilization and global ecology are in such deep trouble, I ask your help … more

Posted in Advocacy & Activism, Systemic Approaches, Transitions,

Communities Claim Their Rights

Many communities have found that that state laws bar municipalities from taking actions stronger than whatever standards may be set by the state—even when those standards are nowhere near adequate to protect public health.  Communities in PA & other states are taking action … more

Posted in Community – Government & Rights, Community Rights, Corporate Personhood, Environmental Health, Land Use, Stewardship,

A Vision for Positive Futures

by Joris Rosse — Envision us woven into the intricately balanced Web of Life and feeling compelled to organize intensely and to act appropriately on what allows people and Nature to reach their highest attainable vitality. We envision a future … more

Posted in Climate, Community – Empowerment, Community – Government & Rights, Economy, Business, & Money, Environment & Ecosystems, Voices of the Valley,