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Calculate your Carbon footprint

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by tinytim, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. tinytim

    tinytim <img src =/tim2.jpg>

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    In honor of Earth hour day.... Go here and see how much you are contributing to Global warming

    Mine is 13.16 tonnes of CO2...

    YEAH ME!!!

    Let's see if you can beat me...

    The one with the biggest footprint will win the tinytim award!!!
     
  2. exscentric

    exscentric Active Member

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    1.9 We are below the world target :tongue3: does that mean I don't have to turn off my lights tonight? Huh huh huh, can I turn em all on to try to get to the target :laugh:

    Hey Tiny, ya wanna buy some credits from us????:laugh:

    Edit, missed something, 3.03 but still could sell ya some credits :)
     
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  3. tinytim

    tinytim <img src =/tim2.jpg>

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    I did fine until I clicked on the secondary tab.. then they started adding up!..

    I was below 2 until that tab...
     
  4. OldRegular

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    I measured my bare footprint and it is about 10 inches long. So if I am walking my carbon footprint is 10 inches. If I am standing still it is 20 inches. If I am laying down I guess it is zero. I will have to work on that since everyone has to have a carbon footprint. I am not sure about dead people. I believe that is one excuse given for abortion. It reduces the carbon footprint of mankind.
     
  5. Revmitchell

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    My footprint is a result of being 6'5", 326pounds, and a size 13 shoe. When I step in carbon then my foot print is where ever I walk.
     
  6. Paladin

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    My carbon footprint is supposedly 27.36, whatever that means and I don't care. I live my life and enjoy it.
     
  7. tinytim

    tinytim <img src =/tim2.jpg>

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    Woo HOO.. Paladin!!! 27!!! Way to go!

    (tiny types as he is drinking diet Mt. Dew from a 24 oz PLASTIC bottle.. that he plans to THROW IN THE GARBAGE!!!)
     
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  8. LadyEagle

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    5.83 tonnes of CO2 for me. They didn't ask how many house plants we have....that should offset something, shouldn't it?
     
  9. matt wade

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    Total To Offset = 42.30 tonnes of CO2

    :thumbsup:
     
  10. annsni

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    39.63 I thought I won but Matt did.
     
  11. tinytim

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    Well, since it is 8:30 here on the East coast of the US, the hour long worship of mother earth has begun!

    Jesus said we are to be the light on the hill...
    Let those lights shine!
     
  12. annsni

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    I have the den light, kitchen light and under cabinet lights on. The entry hall light and front lights are on too. The TV and computer are on. Not much, unfortunately.
     
  13. Paladin

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    Both my plasma's are going full blast. Glad I don't live on the West Coast. Also, my lights are burning. I love stimulating the economy for Alabama Power.
     
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    For the Earth Hour bull, we left all our lights on, TV on and all computers on.
     
  15. hillclimber1

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    17.83... Guess I can take an extra trip this year.... Bowling Green Kentucky, here I come.
     
  16. Revmitchell

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    :laugh::thumbs:
     
  17. donnA

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    but probably only because we're broke, and don't go anywhere.
     
  18. SeekingTruth

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    I like OR's method of calculating footprints--carbon or otherwise.

    I didn't even know we were having an earth hour. I thought every hour I have in this life on this earth could be counted as an earth hour. I started to calculate my footprint, but since I didn't know what a "tonnes" is, I refused.
     
  19. puros_bran

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    Total = 47.96 tonnes of CO2



    That didn't even take into consideration that I drive a diesel truck 120,000 miles a year..... I bet I'm way up over 100 ton. Yea me, I'm feeding the trees.:laugh:
     
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