A friend suggests that members of The Green Interview may not have seen this Sunday Herald column from last February, and may enjoy it. I really don’t understand the evangelical fury of those who don’t accept the evidence about anthopogenic climate change.
IGUASSU FALLS, Brazil — As of 2008, more than 17 percent of the Amazon rainforest had been cleared for agriculture and otherdevelopment. But in Brazil the rate of deforestation has dropped dramatically in recent years, thanks to a variety of incentives that nmay provide a model for other regions.
Here is my Sunday Herald column on Satish Kumar, published today. Enjoy!
“If you are protecting the environment for the benefit of humankind, valuing the natural world in terms of nature’s usefulness to humans, that is a shallow ecology,” says Satish Kumar.
It really creates a warm, fuzzy feeling when people you respect say nice things about you.
Here’s Chris Benjamin on Twitter: "For inspiration and knowledge that is mind-blowing, and world-changing, check out the Green Interview"
Ahhh! Thanks, Chris. And then Jodi DeLong, on Facebook, had this comment:
"I had a big Green Interview marathon last Sunday, Don, while I was editing photos.