Affluence leads to the overconsumption and increased waste. Governments, industries and individuals have contributed to the lack of environmental sustainability. Actions should be taken instantly to modify our wasteful ways. The government has developed programs to help decrease energy consumption. Though, the majority of such programs are voluntary, like the Energy Star Program. Should the government continue to develop voluntary programs or do more drastic actions employing regulations which enforce compliance of governments, industries and individuals be instituted? Defend your answer.