To scientists, engineers, and professionals of all academic and practical
invite you to consider affiliating with our group.
The matters we propose for public attention are of a nature that will
largely, and often adversely, affect the population of the Tampa Bay
area of Florida.
society is the most dynamic of human history, but the accelerating events
contemplated now will challenge us as never before.
with a high level of knowledge and experience on the issues outlined
on the right, can make an especially valuable contribution in the effort
to educate and inform our citizens.
A plan must be devised now that will help to ease these transitions
so that as much of the beneficent conditions and material well being
of our present situation can be preserved, while simultaneously enabling
social and technological progress.
median future appears to impose upon us many difficult burdens, the
like of which have not been encountered in recent experience. For the
last half millennium, humankind has, for the most part, enjoyed a warm
and nurturing natural environment; one in which we took considerable
advantage. We raised the level of our understanding of the natural world
and ourselves. We have used that understanding to create useful implements
to make our lives comfortable, with ever expanding rights, and ever
we have not used the time well for popularizing the scientific method,
critical thinking, and attaining higher standards overall of educational
achievement. We have failed to foresee the limits of our resources,
or the consequences of our profligate, and often wanton consumption
of the natural environment.
conditions have arisen that seem to provide a powerful urgency to prepare
ourselves to deal with a multifaceted crises that brooks no procrastination.
Nor will it reward any but the most honest, direct, and precise assessments
of our situation.
purpose is to build this organization as an Advocacy and Educational
Center for the study of the environmental crises, and dissemination
of the most accurate, timely, and useful information about it, and how
Florida and the Tampa Bay area may best meet it. For this, a corp of
experienced professionals from a variety of disciplines is needed.
mean to engage the leadership and citizenry of this community to learn
as much as possible, undertake remedial provisions for the immediate
problems, and lay the foundations for a new social and economic structure
that will sustain a culture in balance.
join us. Contact us through the portals on your right.