Massive Opportunity on the Horizon

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 08.27.2019


  I’m sensing a pattern… not quite a zeitgeist, but I think it’s heading in that direction. Everything that’s happening now… with the climate, and income inequality, and rising authoritarian populism and all the rest; I think it’s a call to action. I think we are being given an opportunity. An opportunity to step up […]


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Overcoming Climate Change Can Put Us on the Road to a Whole New (Better) Life

Bob Leonard - Climate Risk Manager 07.07.2018


First off, let me get something straight. We don’t need to save the planet. Planet Earth will be fine. It has been around for 4.5 billion years, and it will survive for billions more. To put things in perspective, humans have existed for 200,000 years. That’s 0.00004 percent of the total life of the planet. […]


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Urgency and Action: Reversing Global Warming

William "Coty" Keller 05.16.2018


Florida Veterans for Common Sense 2018 Climate Change Report   Executive Summary   The members of Florida Veterans for Common Sense are committed to creating a stable climate. This report provides our vision of the problem and solutions, together with concrete and practical actions that citizens can take.     Global warming is real, it’s […]


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Our Oceans, Our Future

Tim Rumage - Planetary Ethicist 06.14.2017


The ocean has a draw to it.  We go there to live, to work, to relax, to escape, and to find ourselves. It is a mystery, a provider, a taker, and a wonder. It is a source of life.     In an effort to improve our relationship with the ocean, the theme of this […]


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Habitats are Not Lost; They are Taken

Tim Rumage - Planetary Ethicist 04.20.2017


Habitat loss is the wrong term and sends the wrong message – for habitats aren’t lost. Habitats do not wander off the trail, become confused and fail to find their way home again. Nor do habitats fall through a hole in one’s pocket, or get jostled out of a backpack and get left behind. Habitats are not lost, they are taken.


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