It’s been an uncomfortable news-cycle for sustainable living, as both the New York Times and Wired have penned reports in the last 24 hours on the practical difficulties of the eco-lifestyle. Below, I’ve posted the titles and key pull quotes from both stories.
- New York Times, “Exhausted by a House That Saves Energy,” 12/3/2014
Key quote: “I was an idiot and built a house that was way too complicated and labor-intensive. Only a masochist could enjoy it.”
- Wired, “A Two-Day Battle to Charge My Car Convinced Me We’re Not Ready for EVs,” 12/4/2014
Key quote: “When I set up a loan for an electric Nissan Leaf last month, I didn’t expect a 35-mile trip from San Francisco to Mountain View to lead to two of the most stressful days I’ve experienced this year.”