Cape Town has a population of four million people. Six reservoirs, that fill from rain, provide all the water for the city and the surrounding suburbs. But it hasn’t rained since 2015. And the reservoirs are dangerously low. The city is projected to run out of water in 2019.
Okay, I guess we’re still talking about solar panels, cuz apparently that’s what’s on your radar right now. So cool–let’s keep talking.
I bet it’s because we want to do something in the face of climate change. But what? I suspect that people want to be proactive; not passive bystanders. But how?
My blog follower (let’s call him George) gave me two new good ideas; switch my home to 100% renewables and turn in my Prius for an electric car.
I decided to start with renewable energy, do a little research, make some decisions, and voila, I’d be green. It couldn’t be that complicated, right?
Last week I received this email from a blog follower. It gave me pause.
I’ve emailed you about this before, but apparently, I’ve not made my point well enough since you continue sending out the same tired list of things that people can do…”
You can’t get to peace through anger; sustainability through overwork; personal power through aggression.
How do you “be the change you wish to seek in the world”? I don’t know. I really don’t know. But it is what I’m here to find out.