The Copenhagen Climate Conference

Anthony Ketchum, the founder and leader of ForOurGrandchildren, is going to Copenhagen! Accompanying him will be his son, John Philip. The Copenhagen Climate Conference that runs from December 7-18, 2009 will be remembered as a watershed moment in human history, either because of the strong, decisive action that our world leaders take, or because the …

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The International Day of Climate Action: Oct 24, 2009

From www.350.org: On 24 October, people in 181 countries came together for the most widespread day of environmental action in the planet’s history. At over 5200 events around the world, people gathered to call for action on the climate crisis. Over 22,000 photos have been submitted so far!  See them all on Flickr. To make …

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Selling Our Future

This month’s feature is adapted from Chapter 1, “Selling Our Future,” in Lester R. Brown, Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2009), available on-line atwww.earthpolicy.org/index.php?/books/pb4 For more information on Lester R. Brown, please click here. Paul Hawken, author of Blessed Unrest, puts it well: “At present we are stealing …

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Important Announcement: October 2009

On Saturday, October 24 from 2pm-4pm, ForOurGrandchildren will be convening at Queen’s Park in Toronto, Ontario to add our voice to the International Day of Climate Action. We are calling for the support and attendance of all grandparents, parents, and everybody else who wishes to join the movement to stop the climate crisis.  Please come …

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Entering a New World

This month’s feature is an adapted excerpt from Chapter 1 of Lester R. Brown’s “Entering a New World, Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization”.  The full text is available for free downloading or purchase here.

More information about the highly influential author is available here.

Nearly all of the 80 million people being added to world population each year are born in countries where natural support systems are already deteriorating in the face of excessive population pressure, in the countries least able to support them. In these countries, the risk of state failure is growing.

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