Lizanne Foster

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Nov 14, 2015
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After the Paris attacks, will hate win again?

Lizanne Foster
In the recent federal election, the Harper Conservatives used a niqab to fan the flames of hatred, but Canadians overwhelming rejected that attempt to divide citizens from each other.
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May 10, 2015

Mother/Earth

Lizanne Foster
On this Mother's Day, a reflection on mothers and on Mother Earth.
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Mar 11, 2015
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Why you can't afford to shop for a spring outfit

Lizanne Foster
I finally understand why so many people prefer to look away when the topic of climate change comes up: cognitive dissonance is more comfortable than facing the facts about the crisis we are in.
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Dec 25, 2014

We Are All Connected

Lizanne Foster
We are connected to each other biologically, to the earth chemically and to the universe atomically. Let’s act on this most astounding fact.
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Dec 7, 2014

We are because the Earth is

Lizanne Foster
So much depends on the climate conference in Peru because this week is when we begin to create the world that our current kindergarteners will graduate into.
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Nov 30, 2014

Reading the world, ecologically

Lizanne Foster
If we learned to read our environment, we would have personal knowledge of changes wrought by climate change, knowledge that could not be 'spun' by the fossil fuel industry into lies and denial.
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Nov 2, 2014

Ecological literacy critical to tomorrow's children

Lizanne Foster
Just as literacy was needed when the scientific revolution began to change the shape of reality in the 17th century, our children will need to learn to "read" the world in different ways.

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