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Heavy folks cause GW

This is a little old, but I just found this at Junkfood Science.
Fat people are causing global warming!

Here's the links.

http://junkfoodscience.blogspot.com/2007/07/blame-fat-people.html


and


http://junkfoodscience.blogspot.com/2009/04/rejection-of-science-squared.html

I hope the links work.

Tom

Re: Heavy folks cause GW

As was pointed out on Australian tv by a comedian (Paul Mcdermott for the curious):

Sucks to be Al Gore.

Re: Heavy folks cause GW

Not necesselery so. Looking at the acres of white wobbling blobs around here now summer is icumen in (no cuckoos heard yet) they have a pretty high albedo so, provided they are on a dark surface, they should reflect more heat back out to space than would otherwise be absorbed.

Re: Heavy folks cause GW

But think of all the methane that vegetarians produce!