Friedman of the Week Dept: Save the Planet, Vote Smart
Since the Times took down its fence two weeks ago we have wanted to print every word Thomas L. Friedman has said; he is on a roll.
People often ask: I want to get greener, what should I do? New light bulbs? A hybrid? A solar roof? Well, all of those things are helpful. But actually, the greenest thing you can do is this: Choose the right leaders. It is so much more important to change your leaders than change your light bulbs.Read it all to show how leadership in New York City works, and how it could in Washington. ::New York Times
Also in the Times: The Future is Drying Up: The West is the fastest-growing part of the country. It’s also the driest. And climate change could be making matters much, much worse.::The Perfect Drought