These are unprecedented times for all, and everyone is trying to do their best to make it through to the other side. In the midst of that, today also marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.
The solution to junk mail may be relatively straightforward or really complex, depending on where you live. Indeed, for Canadian residents, all you have to do is put up a notice, maybe fill out an online form if you're so inclined. If you're an American, however, the process is much more involved and convoluted. Read on to find out how.
According to the authors of Drawdown: the Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, the single biggest contributor to greenhouse gas emissions is not burning fossil fuels at all, but instead from the cooling chemicals found in refrigerators and other appliances like residential and commercial air conditioners, even automotive A/Cs.
It starts with you and me, and that is why I am committing to making 2020 the most sustainable year yet for our family. I realize that it is not an easy task and our existing lifestyle is at odds with our goals of carbon reduction. Change will occur incrementally for us, but intentionally and consistently.