Paul Lachine

被灯光所蒙蔽

纽约——3月23日夜晚,13亿人的灯光将在8:30、9:30和10:30熄灭——这和一年中的其他夜晚并没有什么不同。在无电可用的情况下,这些人不得不在太阳落山后生活在黑暗之中。

同样在当晚,另外10亿人将从8:30-9:30关灯参加“地球一小时”的环保活动。

组织者表示他们提供了一种人们表达为全球变暖“做点什么”的愿望的方式。但严峻的现实是“地球一小时”留给人一种错误的印象,并且由此产生的二氧化碳排放也有增无减。这项活动可能会激发人们的正义感,但这种徒劳的象征意义恰恰揭示了今天自我感觉良好的环保主义出问题的原因。

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