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Achieving a Sustainable Future Requires Beasts of Change

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Times running out to avoid climate disaster
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Many of us hope to create a sustainable future somehow…. but the answers aren’t found in the future, they must be discovered here today. Because climate change is causing more frequent and more severe storms, floods, droughts, wildfires, and extreme weather events every day,

Climate change is a REAL threat to human well-being and the health of the planet, it requires urgent and far-reaching actions and fundamental changes in all aspects of human life to increase people’s and nature’s ability to cope with, and respond to, climate change.

Indeed, our entire biosphere is breaking down as we stand by and knew it all along.  

We knew burning fossils for fuel was going to create climate havoc. Exxon scientists predicted the pace and scale of climate change more than 40 years ago, the oil firm knew about and downplayed the risks posed by continued fossil fuel use.

Had the world adapted to climate change in the 1970s the current climate crises could have been avoided. Now, the world faces the uphill task of preserving a livable planet for our species. 

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Do you Have the Huevos To Discover a Good Egg?

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Someone I know in Iowa was just bemoaning the rising price of a dozen eggs. Imagine $5.99 a dozen!! I asked them what it takes to lay an egg out of the body of a birdlike reptile. 

If an egg came out of you, dear one, how much would it cost? 

Our yearning for the cheapest egg misses the big picture. Driving the price down in the shortest amount of producing time hurts the farmer, their community, and the birds. 

We positively love eggs. Not only are eggs a great source of vitamins and minerals, but they can also be used as part of a self-sufficient food plan; they can be raised right in your own backyard! 

I discovered the wonder of homegrown eggs in the early 1980s. Some of you may remember the obsession. I learned quite a bit about raising chickens and eating fresh organic eggs. 

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