Endangered Earth U.S. Agenda Consumers It's Not Easy Being Green

Not, Want Not" should become the slogan for the age

"Think Globally, Act Locally" was the watchword of environmental activism from its beginning in the '60s. That advice is as appropriate now as it was then. Just as the Green movement started more than two decades ago not with governments but at the grass roots, so today it is individuals who must occupy the front lines in protecting the environment. Over the years, droughts, energy crunches and garbage strikes have stimulated common-sense approaches to conserving resources and minimizing waste. It is time to begin applying these lessons in ordinary times as well as in emergencies.

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