Didi Speaks at Vermont Statehouse 2011

On February 3rd, 2011, Didi Pershouse was asked to speak in the Vermont Statehouse on the issue of Global Warming, along with many other leaders. The transcript follows.

“I’m Didi Pershouse from the Center for Sustainable Medicine, and this is one of my allies, Katie Williams, who is a nurse at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital. We’re both working with Transition Town White River Junction’s health-care initiative. We’re standing here together to say: if hospitals are using twice the energy of standard office buildings, if

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Didi Pershouse Speaking in Montpelier 10/21

Thursday, October 21st, 2010 6 pm – 8 pm at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier, Vermont (see directions below)

How much of modern medicine is dependent on cheap oil? If oil prices double or triple, how much of our current health care system would still be functional? For example would hospitals and ambulance companies still be able to

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“Sustainable Medicine: Healthcare After Oil” in Waitsfield, VT

Didi Pershouse will be speaking in Waitsfield, VT on September 30th, 2010, at 6:30 PM at Waitsfield Elementary School. (see directions below)

How much of modern medicine is dependent on cheap oil? If oil prices double or triple, how much of our current health care system would still be functional? For example would hospitals and ambulance companies still be able to make enough of a

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The Case for Ecological Medicine

This excellent article first appeared on Science & Environmental Health Network, Vol. 7 No. 4.

By Ted Schettler, MD MPH

Medical advances have resulted in substantial decreases in morbidity and mortality in many parts of the world. Some of these advances come at considerable economic as well as environmental costs, and benefits are not equally distributed. Now medicine and public health struggle to address the changing patterns of disease resulting both from a rapidly

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The Soul of the Land: with Mark Kutolowski

The Soul of the Land: Deep Listening and Conscious Relationship with the Natural World

With Mark Kutolowski, May 1st and 2nd, Thetford Vermont

This weekend program is an opportunity to open to a greatly expanded awareness of, and relationship with, the land and the web of life.  We will begin the program by learning practices for deep listening and enhanced awareness – tools from both the Christian wilderness tradition and contemporary sensory awareness training.  After this attunement

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