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Browsing Archive: September, 2014

Forward, March!

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Friday, September 19, 2014, In : Activism 

Nine leading climate scientists urge you to attend the People’s Climate March.

Elementary schoolsunion workersparentschurches, and the secretary-general of the United Nations will all participate. In all, more than 1,400 groups comprise a massive coalition helping to organize the rally. The gathering is timed to precede ao...


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We Can Save the Caribbean’s Coral Reefs

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Friday, September 19, 2014, In : Press artricles 

The New York Times

PARROTFISH eat algae and seaweed. These brightly colored fish with beaklike mouths inhabit coral reefs, the wellsprings of ocean life. Without them and other herbivores, algae and seaweed would overgrow the reefs, suppress coral growth and threaten the incredible array of life that depends on these reefs for shelter and food.

This was happening in Bermuda, until the government in 1990 banned fish traps that were decim...


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'Plain Living and High Thinking', Steps Towards An Age of Re-Embodiments

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, In : Re-embodiments politics 

Simple Living in History: Pioneers of the Deep Future is available here.

Foreword to Simple Living in History, by David Shi

The simple life is almost as hard to define as it is to live. It has also been with us for thousands of years. Simplicity is an ancient and universal ideal. Most of the world’s great religions and philosophies have advocated some form of simple living that elevates activities of the mind and spirit over material desires and activities. The great...


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The People's Climate Mobilisation by 350.org

Posted by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer on Monday, September 1, 2014, In : Activism 

Dear friends,

The People’s Climate Mobilisation is not far now! While we are organising local mobilisations everywhere, heads of state are getting ready to gather in the New York, and thousands of local people are gearing up to take the streets in a massive march to push them to take serious action on the climate.

But there is going to be a special group of people in New York that we want to introduce today. They’re the “Global Climate Ambassadors” – climate leaders from many differen...


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