Busy Cutting The Branch We’re Sitting On

by Charles Fredricks scfs-la.orgĀ  dsa-la.org It's said that the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step; but then, to get where you're going, it's helpful to know where you are to begin with. For those paying attention, two alarming studies were published recently calling attention to the lack of attention paid to our global ecology. For most these reports flew by under the radar, as conflict between races and different political groupings of humanity apparently continues to take all the oxygen in the room, [...]

By |2015-02-01T03:09:22-05:00February 1st, 2015|Charles Fredricks, Ecology, Environment|0 Comments

Global/Local Climate Action & Inaction

by Charles Fredricks [dsa-la.org / scfs-la.org] Washington Post columnist and American Prospect editor Harold Meyerson, in town for a DSA event, responded to an audience question with acerbic wit, "The only action we're seeing on climate change is a massive drop in gas prices." Secretary of State John Kerry made a case for climate action at the COP 20 Summit in Lima Peru, taking pains to point out that more than half of global emissions now come from developing countries, so it's imperative they act too; "We [...]

By |2014-12-31T14:51:38-05:00December 31st, 2014|Charles Fredricks, Ecology|0 Comments
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