So much of the news today is bad. With story after story about political unrest, economic uncertainty, and environmental catastrophe, it’s sometimes hard to see the positive developments happening all around us. One such positive development is the growing trend of green living. In so many areas of their lives, people are making better choices.
They’re eating clean, organic foods. They’re buying natural, fair-trade clothing. They’re driving more environmentally friendly cars. They’re even building homes out of renewable materials, and powering them with renewable energy sources. People aren’t waiting for their government to do this for them – they’re taking control of their own lives, and doing it themselves. It’s a positive development. It’s a movement that’s spreading… but perhaps it isn’t spreading far enough.
Consider this scenario: Elle wakes up to the smell of fair-trade coffee brewing in her kitchen. She goes through her morning routine, grabs her coffee, … Read more