THE PACKAGE OF environmental initiatives and regulations known as the “Green New Deal" being debated in Washington may not be the best way for the United States to take a firm hold of its future by addressing climate change.
The approval of a gas plant for which Entergy hired actors to fake support is just the latest demonstration of the failure of government bodies to meaningfully regulate utilities, a failure which is playing out across the nation.
As individuals we must consume less in every way, which helps with climate change. We must also change our food habits. To eat less meat and more organic is not just piety. A little self-restraint in this generation will make all the difference to our grandchildren.