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(The Hill)   Which generation has the biggest carbon footprint? OK Boomer   (thehill.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, Ageing, Gerontology, Greenhouse gas, Old age, Retirement, elderly population, Death, Carbon dioxide  
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2022-03-25 5:05:31 PM  
5 votes:
emissions of the elderly

/I have that DVD
 
2022-03-25 4:17:35 PM  
4 votes:
Researchers also noted that the global ageing wave will exacerbate the issue, as people born between 1950 and 1960 add to the growing elderly population, which is expected to double between 2019 and 2050.

We get it.  Old people get stinky.  Thank you for pointing that out.
 
2022-03-25 3:48:37 PM  
3 votes:

Dewey Fidalgo: But, according to researchers, emissions of the elderly have a more local impact, compared to consumption habits among younger generations that lead to greater emissions in other countries.


Such as driving cars through farmers markets.
 
2022-03-25 10:43:23 PM  
3 votes:
Jolly old St Nick leaves some carbon footprints

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2022-03-25 2:36:42 PM  
1 vote:
But, according to researchers, emissions of the elderly have a more local impact, compared to consumption habits among younger generations that lead to greater emissions in other countries.
 
2022-03-25 4:13:27 PM  
1 vote:
So it's coal fires vs almonds essentially then.
 
2022-03-25 4:21:21 PM  
1 vote:
The Edwardians
 
2022-03-25 5:52:56 PM  
1 vote:
Generation fight!!!!
 
2022-03-25 7:59:27 PM  
1 vote:

The Wack: More diversion from the mega corps and industries that ACTUALLY impact carbon and climate emissions and onto the individuals who make up what? Like 10% of global emissions?


Blame the young!
Blame the old!
Blame the middle-aged!
Blame anybody but the owners of the media who are telling you who to blame.
 
2022-03-25 8:12:26 PM  
1 vote:

rjakobi: Researchers also noted that the global ageing wave will exacerbate the issue, as people born between 1950 and 1960 add to the growing elderly population, which is expected to double between 2019 and 2050.

We get it.  Old people get stinky.  Thank you for pointing that out.


That's not the footprint, that's the skidmark.
 
2022-03-26 10:17:41 AM  
1 vote:
"You could drive an entire fleet of Hummers to and from work everyday, hanging your ass out the window and farting styrofoam packing peanuts into the atmosphere and still not cause a fraction of the damage that one stupid baby causes to this planet." -- Doug Stanhope, Abortion is Green
 
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