Advertisement

Archive for Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Eco-facts highlight global consumption

April 23, 2008

Advertisement

¢ Americans use about 405 million gallons of gas each day.

¢ It takes two liters of water to produce one liter of bottled water. So, if you drink one bottle of water, you've actually used twice that amount.

¢ Americans throw away 26.5 million plastic bottles every hour.

¢ Frozen food requires 10 times more energy to produce than fresh food does.

¢ More than one-fifth of the polar ice cap has melted since 1979.

¢ Eleven of the 12 warmest years on record occurred between 1995 and 2006.

Comments

gr 5 years, 12 months ago

"first six months of the year (2007)"Would you say goes with the 2006 winter or the 2007 winter?

0

just_another_bozo_on_this_bus 5 years, 12 months ago

"The Earth's temperature for the first six months of the year (2007) was the second-warmest ever recorded, government scientists reported today."http://www.usatoday.com/weather/climate/2007-07-17-global-temperatures_N.htm

0

gr 5 years, 12 months ago

"Eleven of the 12 warmest years on record occurred between 1995 and 2006."And 2007/2008? Well, we don't want to talk about that as that doesn't fit our belief system.

0

Commenting has been disabled for this item.