Pando Populus recently accepted and strengthened the idea of using the upcoming Los Angeles Olympics as an occasion to set high but not impossible goals for LA. With sincere backing from institutions and individuals I believe these goals could move LA a long way in the direction of becoming a model for an ecological civilization.
Marcus Eriksen and his friends understand the damage that can be done by plastics far better than the rest of us. But they also know that simply informing us will do little to change our behavior. If we are to be redirected away from our suicidal behavior, we must be grasped by images.
Most economists (including this one), believe that there is a vital role for governments in the financial sector. The exact role is open to debate and might very well vary across countries and over time.
“Abba” is an Aramaic term for something like a dear father or daddy. It’s baby talk. It’s as if Jesus recognized that the way a parent offers herself in service is warp and woof in the very fabric of the universe.
"I've spent the past several years looking intensely at the Pando clone, trying to understand the situation, and bring people of differing backgrounds together to help this iconic forest through a difficult time. I call it Pando triage."