Politics from the Palouse to Puget Sound

Saturday, July 07, 2007

We Had To Destroy the Village to Save It.

Those of us with more than a few tree rings recall that phrase from the Vietnam war. So how does it apply to Al Gore's crusade to save the Earth?

Someone ran the numbers and has determined Al Gore's Live Earth concerts will generate more carbon dioxide in one day than some countries produce in an entire year.

It has been estimated that between the actual concerts, web streaming and television broadcasting, the Live Earth concert series could produce as much as 200,000 metric tons of carbon, after the conversions from electricity have been calculated. In other words, the Gore concerts could produce more carbon dioxide than was produced by all of Afghanistan in 2006.

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