Only once in a lifetime can we hope for such perfect news! I am an 84 year old environmental activist. 2½ years ago I suffered a moderately severe stroke that left me with some deficits. Yet, I persevere… I am a founding member of the 11 year old Alliance for Sustainable Communities, Lehigh Valley, PA. Among the usual ten or so members on the steering committee, I am the … [Read more...] about Joris Rosse: ‘The Great Green Revolution Number Three’
The Big Picture, by Joris Rosse
Joris Rosse helps us to see the big picture.
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 the mantra is more about too big to fail, but it’s related to the same phenomena. Too big to be controlled or regulated. Too big an elephant to … [Read more...] about Too Big to Fail? (banks)
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 and cooperation to communicate between our higher selves about our shared predicament. I refer here to the climate crisis, peak oil, the … [Read more...] about Finding Our Way
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 to overcome these restrictions. Current threats face include drilling in the Marcellus Shale -- even … [Read more...] about Communities Claim Their Rights
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 of Honorable Self-determined Freedoms of the Many, in a Self Healing world. We join together to foster a sustainable, regenerative … [Read more...] about A Vision for Positive Futures
by Joris Rosse — [Why it's so important to remember the big picture] … [Read more...] about The Big Picture