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Dr. Patricia DeMarco, Director of the Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham University, spoke on January 22, 2017 at the New York Society for Ethical Culture about “Climate Change as a Moral Imperative.”
Earth bears the scars from 150 years of industrialization. To transition quickly from an economy that depends on fossil material – oil, gas and coal, synthetic chemicals – to a system that operates on a renewable and sustainable base requires a commitment to the well-being of future generations. In the 21st century, the cumulative consequences of human behavior now threaten the viability of all life on earth. The window of opportunity to change direction may be very narrow, the remaining time to take a corrective course, very brief. The way forward requires a moral commitment to preserve the living earth for the future, not a set of technical options.
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AEU must become more than applying bandages over gushing wounds. It must become a grass roots political structure. AEU must start an aggressive program to advertise itself as the group which seeks to bring about the will of the people. Not just in USA but world wide. What is required is focus on building a massive base of members. If just 25% of each states population were AEU members, it would be a tipping point. Also, The time is ripe for the many faithful leaving corrupt religious organizations but still feel spiritual and want to help others. ... See MoreSee Less