Looking down the wrong end of the telescope

But if I have done my mathematics correctly (and do please check my sums), the simple expediency of turning off one 60-watt lamp for 36 hours a year, if done by just half the populations of North America and Europe, would be the equivalent of saving 105% of the total US generating capacity!

via Looking down the wrong end of the telescope. « Learning from Dogs.

As Paul Handover’s blog suggests, waiting for governments, leaders, somebody else to make changes won’t save our world — but you can. Waiting for change is like looking down the wrong end of a telescope. You don’t need the big picture.

An incandescent light bulb.