Despite being a highly contrived environment, Burning Man is a place that reminds me of what is possible when human beings act on our imaginations — when we commit to the rigorous work of turning our visions into realities.
The environmental community neglected climate change early on, then failed to confront the fossil fuel industry’s assault on truth and science. What lessons can environmentalists learn from these failures in confronting major issues today?
While citizens failed to push for renewable energy decades ago, we can rectify that failure by fighting hard for clean energy today. Only by uniting as a powerful political force – instead of passive consumers – and working for the greater good will we bring about major energy transformation.