Biofuel isn’t everything it’s cracked up to be.
According to gas2.org and other bloggers on their website, there is a “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico where at certain times of the year sea life becomes unsustainable and overgrowths of algae take over.
This is all due to biofuel, specifically corn, meaning, we are going to have to find alternative ways “to ’kick the corn habit’ as much as… to kick the oil habit.”
We know we consume. We know others consume. But, it is nearly impossible to visualize what that joint consumption looks like as a whole or what kind of an impact it has on our environment.
An artist in Seattle, Chris Jordan, has found a shocking way to depict the sheer immensity of our consumption. The pictures are somehow pleasing, even beautiful, but the devil is in the details.A closer look reveals horrific sights and what a disaster we are creating. The figures are mind-bending:
Now, see what it looks like. It’s scary.
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