Household Carbon Footprint

Household Carbon Footprint

Aaron Able
Apr 21, 2008

The latest Sunday magazine from The New York Times was the annual Green Issue. From greener burials to the auto-racing industry promoting greener fuel options, the magazine includes a wealth of ideas and information. We haven't had a chance to fully digest it, but the graphic at the last page reminded us just how important it is — it illustrates the where the annual 11 metric tons of carbon-dioxide emissions from an average American single-family home comes from...

For the full explanation of the graphic and the amount of metric tons of CO2 your dryer is most likely creating, see the full size Carbon Footprint Graphic. If you haven't seen any of the magazine yet, check out the newest The New York Times Magazine online. We'll feature more this week as we work our way through it.

(Pics: Nick Dewar)

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