Is Sloth the Solution to Global Warming?


Well, maybe not THE solution, but the Washington Post reports that a new study found that if Europeans worked as hard as Americans, that they would emit 30 percent more greenhouse gases than they currently do. So the converse must be that if Americans kicked back and relaxed like Europeans we could handily cut our emissions by 7 percent below the levels we emitted in 1990 as set by the Kyoto Protocol.

Washington Post Science Notebook item here .