Photos taken in 1928 & 2004
If the representatives don't do the right thing and make major changes and commitments, we can still do our part to make a difference. Simple things like recycling, conserving water & electricity, being mindful of our consumption, all of these things add up over time and will help our environment. Chances are that if you're reading this blog, you are an active person who enjoys being outdoors or being healthy and active in your community. And chances are, you care about the environment and are already doing your part, but it's still a good thing to think about and values to pass on to others. We need to make sure that the parks we run in and the oceans we swim in are still clean and available for our children and grandchildren. We enjoy them, shouldn't we do what we can to make sure that others get to as well?
If you're interested in keeping up with the conference - you can visit the New York Times, Natural Resources Defense Council and TIME Magazine, among many other news sites.