Our vision of a better world is one where the economy is just and works for all of us, the environment is healthy, full of diverse life and beauty, and our political system is a true, functioning democracy based on justice for all. This would mean that all people, and all life on earth, and the planet itself would last into the distant future. This would mean ecological sustainability. Ecological comes from the Greek word meaning house. The earth is our common home. Our real wealth is the health of our earth and her inhabitants. But our earth and our societies are in crisis. The way we live is not creating a sustainable planet future, and we need to change our ways quickly if we are to survive. So long as we value money, stuff, and power over others more than caring for each other, our natural resources, our environment, and for all life on the planet, we will continue to have a dysfunctional political system, an unjust economic and social reality, and a deteriorating environment. We are all interconnected in this huge but finite worldwide web of life. Everything we do has an impact on everyone and everything else. We're all in this together. Embracing this interdependence and then acting upon it is the purpose of our web site. Through commentary, action alerts on current Hot Topics, Links to activist organizations, and background discussions in Books & Journals, we hope you will find ideas and the inspiration to create ecological sustainability.
We invite you to explore with us the nature of our fundamental relationships: