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Moral Ground http://moralground.com Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:27:06 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 Kathleen Dean Moore Speech at 350 Portland http://moralground.com/kathleen-dean-moore-speech-at-350-portland/ http://moralground.com/kathleen-dean-moore-speech-at-350-portland/#comments Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:27:06 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=728 Kathleen Dean Moore recently gave a speech titled “If Your House Is On Fire” at an event sponsored by the Portland, OR chapter of 350.org, an international group of advocates for climate change. Watch the video here or on YouTube.

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A Call to Writers http://moralground.com/a-call-to-writers/ http://moralground.com/a-call-to-writers/#comments Wed, 04 Sep 2013 19:37:57 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=717 By Kathleen Dean Moore & Scott Slovic

As the true fury of global warming begins to kick in—forests flash to ashes, storms tear away coastal villages, cities swelter in record-breaking heat, drought singes the Southwest, the Arctic melts—we come face to face with the full meaning of the environmental emergency:…

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A Mother’s Day Message http://moralground.com/kathleen-dean-moores-mothers-day-message/ http://moralground.com/kathleen-dean-moores-mothers-day-message/#comments Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:38:19 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=710 Today is Mother’s Day. All over town children are bringing their mothers breakfast in bed. Cheerios with jam maybe, or bread they toasted themselves, and cards with loopy hearts. Fathers are bringing flowers to the mothers of their children, and maybe they share a quiet time thinking about the miraculous…

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YachtWorld Names Kathleen Dean Moore ’12 Hero http://moralground.com/yachtworld-names-kathleen-dean-moore-12-hero/ http://moralground.com/yachtworld-names-kathleen-dean-moore-12-hero/#comments Fri, 15 Feb 2013 13:52:54 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=702

The non-profit YachtWorld Heroes (formerly the YachtWorld Foundation) has recognized several individuals, including Kathleen Dean Moore (co-editor of Moral Ground) who use their boating and professional connections to protect our marine environments and share their joy of boating. Other 2012 Heroes include Celine Cousteau, Jean-Michael Cousteau, and Dr. Sylvia…

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Exposing the logic of climate change denial http://moralground.com/exposing-the-logic-of-climate-change-denial/ http://moralground.com/exposing-the-logic-of-climate-change-denial/#comments Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:31:05 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=695

According to the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, 14 percent of Americans deny that climate change is occurring. Because it persists in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, such denial might best be understood as an act of will, loyalty or something worse. Is there any…

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Kathleen Dean Moore Interviewed in The Sun http://moralground.com/kathleen-dean-moore-in-the-sun/ http://moralground.com/kathleen-dean-moore-in-the-sun/#comments Tue, 04 Dec 2012 19:04:39 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=683 Kathleen Dean Moore, co-editor of Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, is interviewed in the current issue of The Sun by Mary Democker.

“Recently Moore examined the climate-change debate and found it long on science and short on principled reasons to do right by the planet

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Schools Embrace Moral Ground http://moralground.com/613/ http://moralground.com/613/#comments Thu, 15 Nov 2012 18:55:25 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=613 MORAL GROUND is now being used as a text in courses at Duke University, the University of Delaware, Northland College, Colorado State University, Oregon State University, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids Community College, Southern Connecticut State University, Kirkwood Community College, University of Missouri Columbia, Farmingdale State College and more.

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Red Sky at Morning: Ethics and the Oceanic Crisis http://moralground.com/red-sky-at-morning-ethics-and-the-oceanic-crisis/ http://moralground.com/red-sky-at-morning-ethics-and-the-oceanic-crisis/#comments Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:18:58 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=609 Kathleen Dean Moore, editor of Moral Ground, presenting “Red Sky at Morning: Ethics and the Oceanic Crisis” at Nobel Conference 48: Our Global Ocean.

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Ever wonder what a Treevival would look like? http://moralground.com/ever-wonder-what-a-treevival-would-look-like/ http://moralground.com/ever-wonder-what-a-treevival-would-look-like/#comments Tue, 15 May 2012 19:54:36 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=600 Rebecca Vidra, Lecturer of Environmental Science and Policy at Duke University talks about Treevival.  – Spring semester has come to a close at Duke University and last week, I gathered my students around the fire pit at my home to celebrate our Treevival. Our class, Conservation Ethics, was…

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Kathleen Dean Moore at Simon Fraser University http://moralground.com/kathleen-dean-moore-at-simon-fraser-university/ http://moralground.com/kathleen-dean-moore-at-simon-fraser-university/#comments Thu, 12 Apr 2012 16:46:08 +0000 tpayton http://moralground.com/?p=596 Kathleen Dean Moore speaks at the Centre for Coastal Science and Management at Simon Fraser University. Listen to her clear and moving talk here.

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