[Foundation-l] WMF-projects: Carbon neutral/low/aware website?
gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 10:34:44 UTC 2007
First, this discussion is way off where it started from.
Second, when you buy a product, it has an energy footprint. So if you buy
beans from Africa in the European bean season, something is hopelessly wrong
it you consider this not to be your problem. It is not only the energy that
you can safe directly it is also the energy you can safe indirectly. Who do
you think is the customer of industry ?
On 6/9/07, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > But whatever the efforts Belgium does that will never make a noticeable
> > effect on the global scale. But that is not taken as an excuse for not
> > doing it.
> > As a citizen that is exactly the same only on a even smaller level. You
> > can only try to do your best whatever the small impact.
> All emissions come from a country, so if every country does their bit,
> emissions are greatly reduced. Not all emissions come from an
> individual, so even if every individual in the world did their bit, it
> wouldn't make as much difference. What I'm asking is how much of a
> difference that is. Is it worth individuals doing their bit, or should
> we be concentrating on getting industry, etc., to do theirs? If only
> 1% of emissions come from individuals, then there is really little
> point trying to reduce it - we should put the effort in elsewhere.
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