Ways Cars Have Wrecked Our Culture and 9 Things You Can Do About It

They paved paradise...

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It's nothing new to Planet Greeners when I say cars suck...but it seems there's an endless supply of ways to prove it. Case in point: Carjacked: The Culture of the Automobile and Its Effect on Our Lives. In this brand new book, authors Catherine Lutz and Anne Lutz Fernandez effectively and accessibly lay out the social, financial, historical, and of course, environmental impact of America's love affair with the internal combustion engine.

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With New Year resolutions looming, there's no better time than now to educate yourself on the automobile culture and get busy doing something about it. Here's are 15 steps to get you started:

6 Ways Our Culture Has Been Carjacked