Eco-Legislation Matters

Posted on June 4, 2009 by Allie

Earthfirst has an amazing chart showing what our ozone layer would look like now and in the not-so-distant future if we hadn’t banned CFCs in the 80′s and 90′s.

Go take a look.

I know it’s really easy to feel like it’s hopeless, like maybe we can’t save the world from climate change or even make that big of a difference, but eco-legistation does matter.  Vote, write to your congresspeople, and major companies.  Support grassroots organizations.  Encourage those around you to do the same.  The decisions we make now have a huge impact on our future.

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  1. thanks for the reminder, sincerely.

    June 4th, 2009 at 4:51 pm
    Comment by rachel / no.hunting
  2. This is one of the things I loved about Seattle, everyone was so on board with earth saving measures. Now I live in the middle of the country where some people still don’t know you can recycle glass or plastic.

    June 7th, 2009 at 10:44 am
    Comment by Vanessa
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  4. [...] This is exactly why eco-legislation matters AND works when done right. Go see what I am talking about over at Allie’s Answers. [...]

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