The technological solution to global warming is a self-serving myth. Instead of waiting for technological evangelism to save us, we must take the first step in personal responsibility: reduce consumerism:
- Grow local
- Eat more vegetables
- Walk more, drive less
- Visit your library instead of the shopping malls
- Change your focus on the 10 sites to see before you die: look local
In January 1940, England began food rationing, starting with: butter, sugar, bacon, and ham. Later other foods were restricted: meat, fish, jam, biscuits, cheese, eggs, and milk. Actually, despite all the hardship that rationing brought, the food restrictions resulted in more healthy eating for many people.
Rationing should be considered today–as a guide to healthier bodies and a healthier planet.
Mending clothes as well as bodies:
Take the New York Times quiz: How Does Your Diet Contribute to Climate Change?