Since there is no point in my repeating what was said on ChelseaGreen.com, I commend this article "The Seven “Buts” Blocking Your Town’s Transition Off Oil" to you, as well as my original "would-buts."
Go on, get off your "would but" and read 'em!
Kermit was wrong: It is "easy being green!" If we make ourselves aware that we have choices, many earth-friendly alternatives require very little effort and give big payoffs. Here is one household's experiment in going Green, the easy way.