Take Up Your Trays

Who hasn't been in this situation: Eating with a group of friends, the conversation on fire, everyone's finished and yet no one is moving? You know you have things to do and places to be, but still you sit. At last, someone makes the move, and the whole table springs up as if the chairs were pinching their occupants. I feel like this scenario is applicable to the world's dependancy on oil and the reluctance to move away from the black gold to greener alternatives. All that is needed is for a nation to make the move, convert 100% to green energy, and then poof, other nations take notice. The Guardian has an article highlighting a few of the countries that are trying to be that impetus. Now it is up to the rest of the world to take notice and do the same.