Wednesday, August 27, 2008

My Carbon Footprint

Ha! Look how green I am!

The Chicago Tribune had an article about some British scientists talking about a good way to reduce one's carbon footprint:

Limiting family size is "the simplest and biggest contribution anyone can make to leaving a habitable planet for our grandchildren," the editorial's authors said.

Before reading the full article, I thought - Hello. Is this article really going to reach the target audience? But this statistic was interesting:

In a nation where Texas' 23 million people account for more greenhouse gas emissions than all 720 million Sub-Saharan Africans, even small rates of U.S. population growth may have a disproportionate impact on global warming, said the UN's Haug.

You can read the article here.

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