Red, White, Blue – and Green
The top 10 reasons why green is patriotic:
10. Reducing energy consumption decreases our dependence on foreign oil.
9. Reducing energy consumption ends the rape of our landscape through coal mining.
8. Reducing energy consumption and developing alternative fuel sources will eventually end deep water and offshore drilling and the oil leaks which bespoil our water and wetlands.
7. Reducing water consumption protects the future of our domestic water supply.
6. Using less stuff and using it wisely preserves our precious resources and the blight of landfills.
5. Diminished use of harmful chemicals and toxins makes America and its citizens healthier, happier and more productive.
4. Smart growth in our cities and towns promotes livable communities and enhances the quality of life for all.
3. Home-grown green technology establishes America's leadership in the modern global community.
2. Repeat #1; it's that important.
1. Environmentalism makes America more prosperous and secure.
Happy b-day, America.