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Earth Day Message 2017

Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards, now 89 years of age, spoke to a Lafayette civic group in April 2017.  A gentleman in the audience asked governor Edwards what he would do if he became king for a day enabling him to change anything in need of repair. The Governor replied without hesitation: “I would do [...]

Only Humans Will Poison Their Water Supply

Historians define “Four cradles of human civilization” as the Tigris & Euphrates, Indus River, Nile Valley and Huang He (China) as vital regions on Earth which indicate clearly our survival is intimately linked to pure, abundant water.  Jared Diamond’s scholarly books point out how civilizations collapsed because their water supply dwindled.  Cadillac Desert by Marc [...]

Fossil Free Divestment Gathers Steam

...in June 23, 2014 Dayton University became the first Catholic institution to declare divestment from fossil fuels. By April 2016, 515 educational, civic and financial institutions had joined in the pledge to divest from fossil fuels.

Long Ago We Were Warned About Climate By Two Prophets

Will we pay attention to conservationist prophets, or chose to live like the last generation by our refusal to progress in non-carbon, renewable energy sources? The prophet’s responsibility is “to give them a warning.” (Ezekiel 3:16)

Can We Change More In The Next 10 Years Than In The Past 10,000?

“If it had been the design of human history to bring Earth to the edge of ruin, there is no better mechanism than the free market economy.” The teacher and I were amazed that none of the adult students could return the compound concept.

Will We Learn From Our Largest Melting Island?

As carbon dioxide levels approach 400 parts per million (ppm) stressful questions remain about the rise of ocean levels. Earth and billions of people await a gradual transition to an economy that is carbon neutral.

The Biggest Oil Spill in History

Captain Charles Moore and his team of oceanographers in Algalita Marine Research Center, based in Long Beach, CA produced Our Synthetic Sea in the 1990’s. The researchers concluded small plastic nodules outnumbered sources of marine food (usually tiny marine organisms called plankton) by a margin of 6:1. After viewing the disturbing video I shared it [...]

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