Thought of the day

I thank whatever gods may be / For my unconquerable soul. / I am the master of my fate / I am the captain of my soul. ~William Ernest Henley, Invictus

Government's promises are like the Ringgit, they depreciate with time.



Monday, September 28, 2009

Let's do our part

I remembered someone recommended this film to me when I was still working in Penang, EL, if I am not wrong. As inconvenient as it can be, I think Al Gore mentioned that we have 10 years or less to turn things around before the Earth gets trapped in a frenzy chain of self-destructive mechanism and spiral all of us back to the age of dinosaurs. If whatever he advocated was true, this documentary on Gore's campaign to fight global warming (now we call it Climate Crisis to present an urgency to do some firefighting.) is already 3 years old. Meaning, we only have 7 good years left to slow down (if not stop) what we started.



What prompted this entry was a video posted by my friend on fb - The Sad Truth. And it reminded me something which I told CM a week ago. I remembered those days when I was a little boy, I would stayed with my grandparents on the outskirts for a few days during school breaks. The night will be cool, offering whiffs of refreshing breezes on and off. These days, you could still feel the breeze, but it's like the hot air blown out from a hairdryer. The situation is even apparent in the humble town which I've lived my entire life.

So, I think it's time we do our part for this planet. Some of the changes I made, viz:
  • I would rather use fan than air-conditioner. But in places like Singapore, there's no way we can stay without air-cond on this stifling isle. We could still do our part by turning up the setpoint a few notches. For example, I find 28'C a comfortable setting, cool but not cold, so that I do not need to go to the loo half way through my sleep.
  • I will not ask for plastic bags if I can comfortably keep it in my bag or handcarry whenever I go shopping. I think I will get a shopping bag in near future for my groceries.
  • I don't smoke. And my friends out there, quit smoking ya! For the Earth and for your health.

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