Tuesday, September 4, 2007

ON the other hand,

There are reports of children, rather, young adults, who are engaged in the environment, recognizing the threats for climate change and the need to live greener.

Unlike the back-to-the-land hippies of the 1960s, "students today want to make our urban areas better, and they're starting with their own halls and by asking campus dining facilities to support local farmers," says Michael M'Gonigle, a founder of Greenpeace International, eco- research chairman of environmental law and policy at the University of Victoria in Canada, and coauthor of "Planet U: Sustaining the World, Reinventing the University."
This is good news, and these kids are role models for their younger siblings. More at Grist.