All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Climate Change’

Connect the Dots: Climate change

Today is Climate Impact Day, an international day that organized where various groups gathered to help “Connect the Dots” between climate change. The idea was for people to organize rallies and events in order to generate images in places that have been affected by climate change or that create climate change. All of the events included taking a picture [...]

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“This Winter has not been that bad. I have to say, I don’t mind global warming.”

Here in Cleveland, we have only had a few snowfalls, and only a handful of times when snowfalls were more than 2 inches.  The temperatures overall have been warmer, and I usually head out the door without gloves and a hat.  In the last few weeks, when discussing the weather with others – I have heard more and more people [...]

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Feel Like Blowing a Whistle? Put on a Ref Shirt and Organize a Climate Change Penalty Action

On Friday, I got an email update from Bill McKibben and who organized an event on the day of the Annual State of the Union Address.  At the protest, over 500 people dressed like referees and stood outside the U.S. Capital blowing whistles, and throwing penalty flags in order to draw attention to members of Congress taking money from [...]

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Examining Values Can Affect Climate Change

I recently read an article about conference organized by the Scottish Government in June of 2010 which focused on the ways that psychology could work to address issues of climate change. The conference focused on examining human values and behaviors. There was an interesting chart that was included in the article, called Scwartz’s Value Circumplex which charts values such as [...]

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Ecology, Ethics, and Interdependence: Biking to Work can Improve Health


The Mind & Life Institute is a non-profit organization that seeks to understand the human mind and the benefits of contemplative practices through an integrated mode of knowing that combines first person knowledge from the world’s contemplative traditions with methods and findings from contemporary scientific inquiry. The institute organizes Mind and Life Dialogues with the Dalai Lama, publications with report [...]

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