Editorial: Small efforts can fight climate change

Did you know that if every American home replaced one incandescent light bulb with an EnergyStar bulb, the country would save enough energy in a year to light 3 million homes?

That’s at the top of the EnergyStar website, one of the federal government’s efforts to convince us to conserve energy and thereby reduce greenhouse gasses. That would in turn slow or eventually reverse global warming.

Today, there are all sorts of high efficiency, low-energy appliance that have earned the EnergyStar sticker.


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