Environmentalists: Limiting Carbon Emissions Will Help You Lose Weight
The world needs to go on a “fossil fuel diet” to stop both climate change and obesity, according to health experts.
Professor Ian Roberts of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said there is a direct correlation between and carbon emissions and expanding waistlines.
He said as soon as countries begin using cars and other energy intensive machines, it not only causes an increase in greenhouse gases but also in the population’s average weight, because people exercise less.
He said that the health problem was another reason to tackle carbon emissions.
“There is an almost linear relationship between carbon consumption and average BMI,” he said.
“The world is getting hotter and the world is getting fatter. Fundamentally fossil fuel energy is the cause of both.
Yeah. It’s easy to stay in shape when food costs go through the roof and you have to ride your bike to work.
Between this and Michelle Obama’s ban on bake sales, doesn’t life in a liberal utopia sound positively lovely? Eat your tofu then go outside and chop some wood, peasant.Tags: cancun climate summit, cap and trade, carbon emissions, environmentalism, nanny statism, obesity