Solutions: Yes to Conservation; No to Freezing in the Dark

Thu, 2006-08-17 06:57Richard Littlemore
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Solutions: Yes to Conservation; No to Freezing in the Dark

Here's a Reuters wrap-up of easy-to-implement ways for individuals to address climate change.

Some of these suggestions have that self-righteous, anti-comfort tone that is, frankly, counterproductive in the battle to get people to take action. For example, the European Commission urges that we should all turn down the thermostat; why not suggest instead that we all go out and buy really stylish sweaters in a warm, comfortable, renewable fabric?

Still, there are good ideas here, and everything that doesn't hurt helps.