Posts by Pando Populus
Francis and King on Earth
The drawings come out of my own frustration with the rhetoric of saving the earth…
Residents and visitors breathe dark, smoggy air in the cities, and partly because the problems are so serious, China is committed to work for “ecological civilization.”
One can hardly question that national sovereignty is being surrendered to the corporations.
We are all indigenous to this Mother Earth. We are not her failed experiment. That is not what we are. We are her immune response.
Nordhaus operates out of economic thinking that is strongly individualistic in its assumptions. He does not seem to understand the difference between taking the market as the instrument of solving our problems and putting forward different goals altogether.
A Pando Hub is a place where life is being rethought and reworked from the ground up, with the planet in mind.
The tree and I are looking at one another closely. The tree does not move. It simply remains here with me. The tree is wiser than I am, more of a survivor.
The EPA reinvented itself and began seeing the world through the eyes of polluters. The choice was stark: change or die.
Like Rev. King, Pope Francis is calling for radical nonviolent global revolution.
The distinction of Pando Populus lies in our commitment to a worldview that displays the profound interconnectedness and mutual dependence of all the entities that make up our world.
Fourth grade students recruited State Senator Okerlund as a quaking aspen advocate and spokesperson on the senate floor and he, along with colleagues, passed Senate Bill 41 to change the state tree from the Colorado Blue Spruce to the quaking aspen – Pando, of course, being the oldest and largest example. Then the governor signed it into law.