Given that it’s Earth Week, we thought it appropriate to share this — a tool to determine just how badly you’re screwing up the environment.

According to UC Berkeley researchers, cutting down on individual emissions requires more work for some than others. And here we’ve been thinking all we had to do was follow the directives mingled with the credits at the end of “An Inconvenient Truth.”

Al Gore, you have only led us astray.

Image Source: dekade under Creative Commons
CoolClimate Carbon Footprint Calculator [site]
Earth Day 2011: How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint [ABC]
Earlier: Be Mindful

susan said:
Apr 27, 2011 at 12:34 pm

Please post or comment on in your column:

Press Advisory

Constituents to Senators Boxer and Feinstein:
Don’t Cut our Farm Bill Programs

Local Farmers, Policymakers, Farm Bill Grant Recipients
Rally California Senators for Support

What: A rally to protect programs that support local food, sustainable agriculture and California’s family farms. These programs are threatened by budget cuts to be debated by Senators Boxer and Feinstein in the coming weeks. Media will have access to affected stakeholders, government representatives and prominent advocates at an event on a working urban farm.

Where: Hayes Valley Farm
450 Laguna (between Oak and Fell)
San Francisco

When: Thursday, April 28th, 12 noon

Who: Speakers will include San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi; Anna Hillgruber Smith Clark, Governor of the Slow Food Bay Area chapters; cattle rancher Moira Burke of Agricola grass-fed beef, Dixon; Ariane Michas, Local Food Systems Manager with Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF); and Adam Scow, California Campaigns Director of Food & Water Watch.

Visuals: Photo and video ops include rally attendees with signs, community members working on an urban farm, speakers addressing the crowd. Speakers will be available for interviews.

Contact: Elanor Starmer, Food & Water Watch, cell 603-986-5127, e-mail [email protected].


Życzenia na urodziny said:
Mar 22, 2012 at 4:47 am

I like the helpful information you provide in your articles. I’ll bookmark your blog and check again here frequently. I am quite sure I’ll learn lots of new stuff right here! Best of luck for the next!