Remember that song that went something like "your foot bone is connected to your ankle bone?" Well here's a cool video from Good Magazine that makes the same sort of connections all the way from dinosaurs to oil to high food prices.
You could get the crazy idea that breaking our reliance on fossil fuels might not just be good for the planet. It could be good for the people, too. Happier planet, as I like to say, happier people.
PS Carbon Age author Eric Roston, Climate Progress blogger Joe Romm and I had a fascinating conversation on the gap between what is scientifically necessary and politically possible when it comes to climate change. You can watch a somewhat technically-challenged recording of the conversation at Eric's blog.
Colin Beavan (that's me!) is now leading a conversation about finding a happy, helpful life at Colinbeavan.com. If you want to know how people are breaking out and and finding authentic, meaningful lives that help our world, check it out the blog here and sign up to join the conversation here.