Public Domain artcomedy Resolve to make these simple changes month by month and see how far you’ll be by the end of the year. Some may argue that given the enormous scope of what needs to be done to combat climate change, individual actions – aside from voting – may not matter all that much. But I disagree. You have probably heard the starfish parable; if not, it goes something like this. A man was walking along a beach that was covered with thousands of starfish that had been washed ashore by the high tide. As he walked he came upon a young boy who throwing the starfish back into the ocean, one by one. Puzzled, the man looked at the boy and asked what he was doing. Without looking up from his task, the boy replied, “I’m saving these starfish, Sir." The old man chuckled aloud, “Son, there are thousands of starfish and only one of you. What difference can you make?” The boy picked up a starfish, gently tossed it into the water and turning to the man, said, “I made a difference to that one!” Every action has a consequence, no matter how small. Stop using […]


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