Tag: "consumption"

This Week's Small Step: Leave the Keys on the Hook

May 11th, 2012
It's now safe to say that most Americans are tired of guzzling gas. I've dreamed of the day when it would end, since before I could even drive. Knowing the perils of oil consumption, I'm still forced to participate in the process. All these years later, with no alternatives in place, in a country that refuses to entertain solutions not tethered to resource exploitation, I must still get in my car, turn the key, and contribute to the problem. more »

Who Am I to Save a Planet?

February 1st, 2012
The people around me sometimes don't understand why I do the things I do. I suppose that happens to all of us to some extent. Contrarily, we cannot understand why they can't understand. When the reasons for our actions seem so obvious to us, it isn't… more »