Beyond the Hype: Making Christmas Green

Commentator Lionel Beehner says that the green movement this holiday season focused on superficial remedies such as using LED lights, instead of more substantial changes such as riding a bike to work or turning down the thermostat.

Is a season that's already full of hassles really the time to reduce one's carbon footprint? Maybe Beehner says — as long as the effort doesn't dim one's holiday spirits.

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