I spend a lot of time thinking about how to make my neighborhood and world a better place to live. Sometimes I’m focused on climate change issue — big ticket items like population growth or stopping clear-cutting. But much of the time I think about how to make change happen on the local level. After years of planting trees; talking to neighbors about planting more trees and trying to figure out how to encourage more quiet and dark (less noisy things like amped up motorcycles; leaf blowers; car alarms and better outdoor lighting) — I’m coming up against something that’s confusing me. Knowing that some of our actions are going to harm ourselves…