Burning Question

What's your eco New Year's resolution?

Rick Fedrizzi,
President and CEO of the U.S. Green Building Council

While my professional goal is to double the number of LEED-rated green schools that will be built in 2007, on a personal note, I plan to get every member of my extended family to switch to compact fluorescent lightbulbs. There must be thousands of lightbulbs among us, and together we will reduce energy use, carbon generation, and our electric bills.


Bill McKibben,
Author of Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

Enough with changing lightbulbs, important as that is. My New Year’s resolution is to try, as best as I can, to help build the political movement that we need if we’re going to get anything done about global warming in this country. A movement that demands that Congress take uncompromising and tough steps to slash our carbon emissions now.

Randi Rhodes,
Host of “The Randi Rhodes Show” on Air America

I resolve to promote organic food and alternative fuels so that they are as commonplace as the pot and
biodiesel are on Willie Nelson’s bus

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