“When people lead, leaders follow” the Hopenhagen website reminds us. With the UN Climate Change conference in Copenhagen 18 days away, I thought I would remind myself that there is some good news on the environmental front. It’s hard to keep slogging away when you feel like nothing ever changes. Here’s some hopeful headlines – feel free to check out the links, if you have the time:
If you feel like you’d like to hear more good news on climate change, check out Canadian author and journalist Chris Turner’s book “The Geography of Hope: A Tour of the World We Need”. Mr. Turner spent a year traveling around the world finding people and places where change was already happening. As he says in his introduction:
The world we need: it all exists. It took only a year to find. And anything that exists is possible.
To be part of the generation that beat climate change: this is possible.
Take a moment (or more!) today to appreciate the beauty around you – whether it’s in the people you care about, or in nature.
“Whatever you do may seem insignificant to you, but it is most important that you do it.” Mahatma Ghandi