Archive for April, 2007

Being vegetarian reduces your carbon footprint

Monday, April 30th, 2007

Apart from the issues around cruelty to animals, which most people seem immune to, it seems being a meat eater is worse for the environment than driving an SUV. Methane, a product of animal farming is a much more powerful greenhouse gas than CO2. See the following links for details:
http://geosci.uchicago.edu/%7Egidon/papers/nutri/nutri3.pdf
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2006/1000448/index.html
http://earthsave.org/globalwarming.htm

Joke

Friday, April 6th, 2007

What did the big slope say to the little slope?
“I’m inclined to agree with you”