After uprooting my home office and relocating yet again, I’m back in time to wish a belated happy new year to you.
The gifts hidden in this time of unsettling changes are the opportunities for personal spiritual growth/unfoldment and for societal transformation. Sounds too woo-woo? I’ll bet you’ll see it differently a year from now.
Returning to my usual topics, my New Year’s resolution is to blog regularly about what’s happening in the global “new energy” scene. (My friend Michael won’t believe that until he sees me stick to my resolution week after week for months at a time.)
Let’s begin with the motive – why to passionately care about replacing dirty fuels with fuel-less new power sources. We could look in any direction – toward Canada’s infamous tar sands, or the moonscapes in Appalachia where corporations blast forested mountaintops into oblivion to get at coal, to Chesapeake Bay where radioactive products leaking from nuclear reactors relentlessly seeping closer to the bay, or to faraway deserts where our young people lost their lives in wars about oil. Or to Africa’s Niger delta where Shell Oil is shamelessly polluting the landscape and wrecking local food supplies. Here’s a trailer for a new film called Sweet Crude:
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