Saturday, July 30, 2011

The Week In Green Numbers

69%

- people opposed to a badger cull in England, which the government is going ahead with anyway #

39.2kg

- carbon dioxide equivalent emissions of lamb for every 1kg of food produced #


- proportion of Chesapeake Bay which is a 'dead zone' #

89.5 million barrels per day

- predicted global oil consumption for 2011 #

850 - 900 billion barrels

- oil that remains in "conventional" reserves #

6.4 billion

- plastic bags used in the UK last year #

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