could be one of the environment's worst enemies, according to a new study which says the carbon pawprint of a pet dog is more than double that of a gas-guzzling .But the revelation in the book "Time to Eat the Dog: The Real Guide to
" by New Zealanders Robert and Brenda Vale has angered pet owners who feel they are being singled out as troublemakers.
Their solution - As with buying a car, humans are also encouraged to take the environmental impact of their future possession/companion into account.
But the best way of compensating for that paw or clawprint is to make sure your animal is dual purpose, the Vales urge. Get a hen, which offsets its impact by laying edible eggs, or a rabbit, prepared to make the ultimate environmental sacrifice by ending up on the dinner table."Rabbits are good, provided you eat them," said Robert Vale.
I don't know what the lifestyle of the authors might happen to be but it certainly is not one İ am interested in. The day we have to start living in sterile boxes to satisfy this type of activist İ will be perfectly happy to fall over dead!