Even when you have the best intentions, living an eco-friendly life isn’t always easy. This is because it’s difficult to break conventional habits such as driving to work, using the dishwasher and turning the heating up. These aspects of the daily routine are ingrained within us, so change feels unnatural.
We’ve all heard about videos and other internet phenomena that have “gone viral.” They spread across the web like wildfire, getting into email boxes and social network walls everywhere, with an almost infectious efficiency. Beliefs can work like that, too, for better or worse, in the reality they help to shape, an impact seen in myriad ways in the new disaster drama, “Contagion.”