November 24th, 2010
Checking email this morning, I expected the usual cascade of dire predictions for the upcoming Cancun climate conference; the new Congress; soldiers in the Middle East and our continuing U.S. oil dependence.
All that was there — plus the deficit, the health crisis, corruption on Wall Street. It seems like Lord Voldemort has slipped off the big screen to suck out our souls, and usher in dark times.
Clouds are gathering. We have got to curb carbon emissions and change the way we eat, travel, burn energy and destroy natural resources. And by many accounts we are failing.
Here in our green corner, we’ve posted a few humble suggestions for change, to get you thinking about greener gifts and more energy efficient holiday lights, some of the easy changes we can all make. And even that seems like shaking a stick at a tornado.