Recent newspaper articles and letters to the editor have focused on threats from global warming and suggest that there are steps that all of us can take to try to prevent the worst from happening.

To be very brief, we can stop taking international flights for vacations or cross-country flights, except for special events. We might chat with our young folks about not having more than two children. We can slowly remove ourselves from eating meat and dairy to adopt a plant-based eating lifestyle.

Sure, these are difficult to do, but we know very well the consequences of not taking them.

Len Frenkel
South Portland

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