Carbon stats

Some useful carbon stats:

A person, per year:

Average Malawian: 0.1 tonnes
Average Chinese: 3.3 tonnes
World average: 7 tonnes
Average North American: 28 tonnes

Flying from Los Angeles to Barcelona return:

Economy class: 3.4 tonnes
First class: 13.5 tonnes

More stats, here.

The book on it all is here.

And some recent editorial coverage on the UK’s Carbon Reduction Commitment is here.

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