Here in Westport, we sometimes wear our hands out patting ourselves on the back. First plastic bag ban east of the Mississippi: Check! Plastic straw ban: Check! Sustainability task force, Go Green initiatives, net zero by 2050 — check, check, check!
Yet if you check under the hood, we’re hardly as virtuous as we’d like to think. The town that leads Connecticut in per capita Tesla registrations is also chock-a-block with Range Rovers, Grand Cherokees, and enough SUVs to sustain an entire United Arab Emirate.