Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Eco-actions big and small for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Here are a few things you can do in honor of the day:

Quick Things:

  • E-mail your bank and tell them to stop funding climate change
  • Subscribe to fun daily eco-tips from Ideal Bite
  • Read Michael Pollan's "Why Bother?" ("It’s hard to argue with Michael Specter, in a recent New Yorker piece on carbon footprints, when he says: “Personal choices, no matter how virtuous [N.B.!], cannot do enough. It will also take laws and money.” So it will. Yet it is no less accurate or hardheaded to say that laws and money cannot do enough, either; that it will also take profound changes in the way we live.")
  • Watch the 20-minute The Story of Stuff
Big Things:

No comments: