Here’s a breakdown of various means of transportation and how their CO2 emissions compare. Oddly, sleds did not make either chart. Catch up on the rest of the Hank D and the Bee series at JoeMohrToons.com. For cartoon updates and other green goings-on, follow Joe on Twitter @GreenCartoons.
More info on ocean pollution (Heavy) From Mother Jones: Marine Pollution: How the Ocean Became a Toxic Waste Dump (Lighter) From Greenwala: The Ocean’s Top 25 Deadliest Pollution Predators (Lightest) From Joel Harper: All the Way to the Ocean Happy New Year, Hankheads! Cheers to a promising 2012! Follow the rest of the Hank D […]
Researchers have identified 216 chemicals that cause mammary tumors in animals and admit the need for better assessment in humans. They argue for integrating these findings into policies that govern chemical exposure. It’s an approach that concentrates on prevention rather than cure. So what are we waiting for?
Prince William and Kate Middleton’s royal wedding next month will hardly be a toned down, eco-conscious affair…though they will leave the ceremony in a horse-drawn carriage. But just because you can’t afford a 100-year-old horse-drawn carriage to haul you away from your nuptials, doesn’t mean your wedding travel can’t be eco-friendly.
To understand this funny cartoon it helps to know that “Koch” is pronounced like “coke”. This toon pokes some fun at the oil billionaire brothers, Charles and David Koch, who are apparently dead set on fighting alternative energy development (instead of working with it) and creating their own monopoly.