A) The excellent short, one page list of green tips, from the Union of Concerned Scientists book “Cooler, Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living.” You can get a lot of insight quickly from this one document!
C) As well, the home often ranks very high on the list of heavy-hitters: Here’s “Smarter House,” a awesome suite of tools for reducing your home’s carbon footprint, produced by ACEEE.
D) the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has an excellent suite of tools for cleaning up our lifestyles, called “What You Can Do About Climate Change.”
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How does one get started saving the planet? Start by deeply knowing your own sources of personal power: 1) To save the planet, Change Yourself First; 2) To save the planet, Invest Your Working Life; 3) To save the planet, Use Your Voice and take advocacy seriously! Never miss a chance to vote, and never stop influencing your government and businesses locally, at the state level, and at the national level.
And in all cases and at all times, cast aside the learned-helplessness that infects so much of modern life…
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