28 January 1997
How long do we continue our course before these emergencies force a change in our direction?
Dear GENI Friend,
The PROBLEM: The 1997 Worldwatch
Institute recently reported the health of our
Eileen Clausen, The US Assistant Secretary of State
overseeing environmental affairs, said Worldwatch's
assessment of the world is
How much more can people endure and the world absorb? Imagine flying in a 747 and seeing one rivet pop out (a species goes extinct ) you wouldn't worry much. Then another rivet pops (the ozone hole grows) and then another (megacities brings excess pollution). There is certainly a time when the next rivet popping out will cause the plane to crash -- affecting the entire human family. How long do we continue our course before these emergencies force a change in our direction?
The SOLUTION: The GENI Initiative is a very
compelling global strategy for peace and sustainable
development. I'm pleased that my old hometown paper,
Please continue to share this work with your friends, co-workers, political leaders and media. Your support makes this effort possible and the planet needs it more than ever.
In partnership for the planet,
Attachments: [Customers willingly pay more for wind-generated power, Associated Press, North County Times, January 2, 1997]
[Making Life Better for People Worldwide by Jim Cathcart, The Acorn Letter™, Vol. 3, Issue 1, 1996]
Keywords : How long do we continue our course before these emergencies force a change in our direction?sustainable development, global energy network institute, international electricity transmission, grid, power, environmental educational programs, peace, zero population growth, stabilization, life expectancy.
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