A New York Times headline recently read “With Carbon Dioxide emissions at Record High, Worries on How to Slow Warming.”
We’ve all heard about our carbon footprints, the sum total of all the carbon dioxide released as we go through a day: driving, making meals, heating our houses and workplace, washing our clothes and dishes, and on and on. The global impact of all such human activity, we’re told, endangers our future as a species.
If you start tracking your carbon footprint, the data can be downright depressing. »