What you can do
It’s Not Your Fault
It’s hard to know what to do about climate change. Even things we know we should be doing are inconvenient and no one else is doing them anyway.
Most people go with the norm.
But our governments set the ground rules for what the norm should be.
Elected officials have a duty to enact policy that is good for society. Elected officials believe that too. Yet in the face of this enormous problem our elected officials are not being proactive on climate change. Why? Mainly because they don’t believe it will keep them in office.
It is our responsibility to tell them it will; and to vote accordingly.
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Monthly Archives: January 2013
I was invited last night to attend a sustainability seminar put on by the Ottawa Chapter of the Professional Engineers of Ontario. It was quite uplifting. Consider: the event was sold out, capped at 150 seats, the most popular event that the PEO has … Continue reading
I see that Ecology Ottawa’s latest email Update newsletter (dedicated to stimulating responsible action on climate change) is landing in people’s inboxes on the coldest day we’ve had in 8 years. Could the wind chill be blowing away people’s conviction … Continue reading