Tag: Energy

Monday, January 10th, 2011

The (unacknowledged) price of parking

Driving puts a burden on the environment. Burning a gallon of gas releases about 20 pounds of CO2 into the atmosphere, as its carbon content mixes with the oxygen in the air —contributing to the warming of the earth’s atmosphere. … Continue reading

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Thursday, December 16th, 2010

The price of transporting the obese

By now we’ve all read about the billions of dollars in added health costs due to our rising obesity rate. But what about all the other costs associated with our expanding waistbands? About a third of the American population is … Continue reading

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