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Food production is now so energy-intensive that more carbon is emitted providing a person with enough calories to walk to the shops than a car would emit over the same distance.
Citing calculations made by environmentalist author, Chris Goodall.
'Walking to the shops damages planet more than going by car', in The Times (4 Aug 2007)
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Im sick of people thinking that efficiency is going to be sufficient. Im sick of seeing people say, Im going to reduce my carbon footprint, and think that being less bad is being good. I want healthy, safe things in closed cycles, not just being less bad.
In interview with Kerry A. Dolan, 'William McDonough On Cradle-to-Cradle Design', Forbes (4 Aug 2010)
Science quotes on:  |  Bad (34)  |  Closed (6)  |  Cycle (19)  |  Efficiency (22)  |  Good (118)  |  Health (112)  |  Less (22)  |  Person (75)  |  Reduce (14)  |  Safety (29)  |  Sick (10)  |  Sufficient (16)  |  Thinking (207)


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