Watching a documentary on the fall of the Berlin Wall last night, I was reminded that a united Germany is something that most of us, two decades later, take for granted. And yet, before the wall came down, it was hard to imagine that it ever would.
The same is true for a more sustainable world. Once the change is made, it will be hard for any of us to remember the “old-fashioned” way of life where we recklessly used up fossil fuels and other nonrenewable resources.
If you want to see more about this historic event, CBC.ca has comprehensive coverage.