As I have said many times, we need to celebrate each success along the way, small as it may be. If we demand perfection, before we act, we never make progress.
So, every step in the right direction is a good step.
We need to remember that climate change is the death of a thousand cuts. It results from the cumulative effect of all of our carbon use, not just that of a few large emitters.
This is an old story.
- Slow process
- Lingering death
- Slow slicing
- Or, death by 1000 cuts
The biggest issue we face with climate change is that, like
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