At the same time we protest agains too much energy and (in general) resource wasting. One solution would be to buy products which last longer (see my previous post)
The solution ...
... can be within the energy prices. If something costs more, it is more valuable. This means you will save it more.This should also apply to our energy prices. Our energy and our resources are running low and we shouldn't close our eyes but accept these facts. You can get a win-win(-win-win) situation:
- You save money
- You save gasoline
- Less traffic jam in the city with this less gasoline waste while staying in the jam
- CO2 reduction
Disadvantages and problems
Those measures would mainly affect the low income population, who are driving to work everyday. This could be solved with letting the companies pay for each kilometer their employees have to drive. With this measures the companies would get under pressure to organize e.g. buses for their employees.