Eating makes You Emit 2 Tons of CO2 a Year ?!

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Every person emits the equivalent of approximately two tonnes of carbon dioxide a year from the time food is produced to when the human body excretes it, representing more than 20% of total yearly emissions. That is what a study by the Universidad de Almería says, confirming for the first time that human excrements contribute to water pollution, primarily with nitrogen and phosphorus.

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Going Green On Hold: Human Activities Can Affect ‘Blue Haze,’ World’s Weather

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Blue haze (tiny particles or aerosols suspended in the air) can be negatively affected by human activities such as power plants or fossil-fuel burning, according to Renyi Zhang, professor of atmospheric sciences.

“Blue haze,” a common occurrence that appears over heavily forested areas around the world, is formed by natural emissions of chemicals, but human activities can worsen it to the point of affecting the world’s weather and even cause potential climate problems, according to a study led by a Texas A&M University researcher. Continue reading… “Going Green On Hold: Human Activities Can Affect ‘Blue Haze,’ World’s Weather”

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