We’ve been called tree-huggers, hippies, snowflakes, and protestors. The fossil fuel industry is especially fond of the label “activists.” The definition of an activist is a person who engages in social or political actions to make the world a better place.
Ohio’s politicians have ignored the scientific studies and have welcomed the oil and gas industry. Now, in an effort to generate money for the state, our precious forests and streams will become the next target of an industry that is the main contributor to climate change.
We live in a pivotal moment in history. Either we continue to hurtle faster toward environmental oblivion or begin to do the hard work necessary to implement sustainable energy strategies and solutions.