First there's panic, then gloom sets in and is followed soon by resignation. The latest banker-led catastrophe aka the financial crisis is proof. There's no such thing as sustainable greed. Greed is greed - period. And it's reckless greed that got us here.
While the hand-in-glovers were busy amassing 'illusionary' wealth, there were several right-minded (no pun intended here) people that quietly went about their missions, and without their knowing accumulating 'karma'. Their passions were fuelled by causes larger than themselves which constrained them to 'doing' whatever they could within their means and made a difference.
One such example is the little known Chewang Norphel, the 73-year-old civil engineer who has come up with a solution that won’t exactly save the ancient glaciers, but it could stave off a looming irrigation crisis, in Sakti a small village nesteld in the upper reaches of the Himalayas. Norphel has created artificial glaciers
! Read about this here
Read the TIME article 'Ice Man' vs. Global Warminghere
See what I mean by the means justifying the end.