Dharma as a spiritual practice that can maybe save the planet I. Separation and underlying unity The world, the universe, reality, can be said to exist both in diversity and in unity. In diversity it exists as a conglomeration of separate semi-autonomous parts. These semi-autonomous parts are governed by laws of self-preservation. But ultimately they … Continue reading Dharma as a spiritual practice that can maybe save the planet
(the Guardian) tl;dr : immediate dramatic drops in residues of harmful pesticides
audio - Guardian interview with the writer, David Wallace-Wells https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2019/feb/05/is-climate-change-way-worse-than-we-realise-today-in-focus-podcast He expanded the original NY magazine article into a book
https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/jan/30/miracle-method-sustainable-rice-scientists-dismissed "technique developed by a Jesuit priest is producing bigger harvests – and reducing emissions of a crop responsible for 1.5% of greenhouse gases" In The One Straw Revolution, Fukuoka too championed his method of growing rice with much less water, which was similarly ignored.
It's becoming immoral to fly. Plane trips squander energy; so maybe I shouldn't do it. There's no way to get out of Israel without flying and, anyway, the only way to get to India or the US for me is to fly. It's necessary to go see my Dad once a year. It would be … Continue reading The carbon footprint factor
Bernie Krause has spent 40 years recording nature's sounds. But such is the rate of species and habitat loss that his tapes may become our only record of the original diversity of life via 'A great silence is spreading over the natural world' | Environment | theguardian.com.