13 May '11, 5pm

Thomas Friedman to AIA: "Change your leaders--not your light bulbs."

Thomas Friedman to AIA: "Change your leaders--not your light bulbs."

The thing that intrigues me about this way of framing things is that Friedman is using a values-based argument (a position that has been very successfully claimed by the political right) to promote environmentalism (a position that has been very successfully framed by the political right as a leftist issue). I don't really understand how we've gotten to a place where people who speak out for social and environmental justice are considered, by some, immoral, but I'm glad that at least one person who gets respect from both liberals and conservatives is working pretty hard to turn that idea on its head.

Full article: http://www.buildinggreen.com/live/index.cfm/2011/5/13/Tho...

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