Battle of the Sexes- Carbon Footprint Edition

15 November 2007

Via Celsias,

“Men are more responsible for climate change than women, according to a report from Sweden’s Environment Advisory Council. The report found that “women live more sustainably than men, leave a smaller ecological footprint and cause less climate change”, in the words of author Gerd Johnsson-Latham. Breaking down the lifestyle and consumption patterns of men and women in both rich and poor countries, researchers investigated mobility, access to resources, and the ways that we spend money. The results are fascinating, and disconcerting. But why, exactly, would men be more to blame for climate change?”

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