Think Globally, Ask Locally
The Green Lantern's advice may not work for everyone.
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* Correction, Jan. 15, 2009: The original story incorrectly stated that Vermont and Rhode Island don't use any coal. The two states do not have any coal-fired power plants but receive some electricity that may come from coal from other states.(Return to the corrected sentence.)
Jacob Leibenluft is a writer from Washington, D.C.