of highly localized solar energy reduce dependency on power monopolies and
tend to benefit poor people. The associated advantages of solar energy,
those of health and safety benefits, may reduce much suffering.
When you and I use solar energy responsibly, for the common good, and our
personal welfare, you could say that we live well. Despite our inevitable
limits, fragility and dependency- the human condition.
The experience of living well with significant disability is often defined
by this human condition. I cannot run away from it. I must face it and
engage with it positively or perish in a heap of great frustration.
Too often we still think we can run away from the effects of global warming.
But our children will not be able to. Even David Attenborough, the eminent
but hitherto skeptical Friend of the earth, is now adding his voice to the
many warnings about global warming.
Using the right technology alone will not deliver a truly sustainable world
where all are included to take part of its good things.
solar energy well, actually transforms us. Our creative efforts to use
natural cycles and energy makes us more aware of our place in the world.
Your increased awareness and mine leads us to be more responsible to one
another and towards our environments.
In this way, using renewable energy involves you and me developing greater
abilities to respond to each other kindly