July 7, 2008 1:33 PM Subscribe
posted by ilovemytoaster (49 comments total)
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Bill Gates - 10,000,000; Vegetarian student - 300. Carbon Footprint of different lifestyles
Scores for "global warming potential" from study at MIT. link to PDF. Data from 1997. If you like to have your information further digested for you, there's this
from the MIT Study:
"even the most modest life styles have impacts much larger that[sic] the world average."
"due to the combined effects of subsidies and rebound, the magnitude of possible reductions in energy use for people in the United States by voluntary changes in spending patterns appears limited."
so that's one vote for a carbon tax, methinks.
more on the rabbit hole that is Carbon Footprint
Also, it's 2013. Do you know where your Polar Ice cap is