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5/21/08 / Contra

9:52 AM I’m seeing all sorts of statistics concerning the environment being thrown around in advertising, documentaries, and news stories, so I thought I would start making a list of everything I come across and see when the contradictions among the data start popping up.

New: If 10% of Americans switched from gasoline vehicles to hybrids, the carbon emissions saved would be equivalent to removing more than 5 million cars from the road.
-Source: ExxonMobil ad in Wall Street Journal (June 20, 2008)
• 53 million new automobiles produced every year.
-Source: Autoliv on CNBC
• Last year they recycled enough paper to save 41 million trees.
-Source: Side of a Waste Management garbage truck

9:59 AM Went to New York City this past weekend and just walked around, mainly seeing Greenwich Village, SoHo, Chinatown, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). My favorite photos from the trip:

Removed photos because it was causing the page to load slowly. They can be seen here.

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