Consumers and Global Warming

consumerism, environment, global warming

The big push lately has been on reducing your carbon footprint, or being environmentally conscious. Hollywood superstars are zipping around in Toyota Prius, and former Vice Presidents are making movies about how the sky is falling. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for low impact living, heck I’m an Eagle Scout with years of experience backpacking and leaving no trace of my passing through the woods. But here’s where I think the reality deviates from the fantasy of Earth friendly. Consumerism, waste, and excess.