Saturday, April 07, 2012

The Week In Green Numbers

17 million barrels

- oil it takes to produce the plastic for the annual consumption of bottled water in the US #

98%

- proportion of Colorado in drought #

7.7°C

- average temperature in the UK in March, the 3rd warmest on record #

£20 million

- prize offered by the UK government for any company who can develop wave or tidal devices which sit in array #

400,000 tonnes

- carbon emitted by peat use every year #

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