The Truth is the Whole – Two stories connecting the dots between energy and the environment from a social justice perspective (Part 1)
Last Sunday I found myself in the lucky position of giving a presentation on the social and environmental impacts of fossil fuel depletion to a local Unitarian Universalist church group – the UUC Green Sanctuary Team. (And I’d like to send a special thanks to Susan Wetstone, and Cathy Tuttle, Joann Kerr, Kathy Pelish for finding these great venues!)
Rather than taking the standard route – showing a bunch of slides with technical data – I decided instead to tell the life stories of two people, Russell and Maria. While both are fictional characters, their situations are very real and historically accurate. In other words, there are thousands of real people whose lives share much in common with either Russell or Maria.
I hope you enjoy the stories and find them compelling portraits of the state of the world and your place in it. Because the stories are a bit long, I will split them between two posts…