Philip S. Wenz

Doing your part can improve our future

“Marching won’t change anything,” my friend said. “It won’t change anybody’s mind about climate change, or anybody’s habits. It won’t change government policy or the carbon-based economy.”

He was talking to two other friends who had been to the “People’s Climate...

Philip S. Wenz, who grew up in Durango and Boulder, now lives in Corvallis, Ore., where he teaches “Creating Your Ecological House” at the community college and writes on environmental issues. Reach him via e-mail through his Web site,

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