Friday, November 11, 2011

VACC Column Maple Ridge News - Don’t waste your vote; enough sprawl

Published in the Maple Ridge News Nov. 11, 2011:

According to a recent United Nations report on population growth, research shows that “an extra child born today in the United States, would, down the generations, produce an eventual carbon footprint seven times that of an extra child in China, 55 times that of an Indian child, or 86 times that of a Nigerian child.”

An extra child born in our communities today likely would be just as taxing on the environment as one in the states.


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