Here's one constructive way to cut your power consumption
. It may be a small thing, but it's better than just complaining about things and doing nothing to help.
Here is a video of my latest TLUD. I'm burning coconut fronds.
From cooking with a 5 gallon can TLUD
is evil. The people who want to put up the windmills in the northeast are ruining the view. Blah, blah, blah.
We need less talk and more action. Personal action. Even in small ways. If we wait for the powers that be to solve our problems, we are doomed.
Unplug everything when not in use. If you multiply all the electronic stuff that uses power in standby mode by all the households in the world. That's a lot of juice.
Turn off the AC when you aren't at home. The cat's will be just fine. And keep it at 80 degrees when you are at home. If that's too hot. use a fan or two.
Collect rainwater. Save the water
from the shower
warmup to flush your toilet. Put a bucket under your AC condensate outlet and use it for watering your plants.
There are so many little things that we can do. There is no excuse for doing nothing.