29 August 2008

This Week In Numbers

5.7 percent of the world's oil is produced by the U.S. and 23% of it is consumed by us

13-15 US industries have lost the trust of American consumers

18 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are thanks to the livestock industry (that's more than emissions from transportation!)

40 dollars for a BOTTLE OF WATER???

50 percent of food produced worldwide is wasted

60 percent more greenhouse gases are trapped in permafrost than previously thought

80 percent of sunscreens don't work?!?

20,000 square feet is the new Wall of China: world's largest solar powered LED display screen

4 billion dollars is what Japan will spend next year to reduce carbon emissions

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