Our air-conditioning went out yesterday

I talk a big story about being environmentally conscious, drive a small car etc and etc but two days ago our air-conditioning went out. As temperatures outside rose into the 90’s, the temperature inside soared into the 80’s – and I wilted. I realized as the day went by and I got nothing done partly because of the heat and largely because I had been unable to sleep because of the heat that I simply could not live where I do were it not for air-conditioning. I am as much a child of my age as any of those folks driving their big SUV’s that I like to criticize. If we are to get serious about climate change then we all need to change our lifestyles dramatically – me as much as they. Continue reading