Another inconvenient truth?BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39050.686111.DE (Published 14 December 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:1256
- Julian Crane, professor (heavy carbon footprint, reforming) ( (email@example.com),
- Brent Caldwell, research fellow (light carbon footprint, did all the work)
- 1Department of Medicine, Otago University, Wellington, New Zealand.
Al Gore flew into New Zealand for half a day this week amid protests that he should have come by bicycle or, at the very least, by train. But it did make me think—which, after all, is the point.
I recently attended the European Respiratory Society's 16th annual congress in Munich, along with 17 239 others. I travelled further than most, and it cost 3700 kg of CO2 just for me. Thankfully, then, …