weighing village carbon … drinking the kool-ade

Heroes in the fight against desertification are ‘rewarded’ in the latest article from SNWA. Miners won’t be happy reading this: Mine site villages weighed for carbon footprint

A SOLE mine worker is responsible for producing between 11 and 16 tonnes of carbon each year just for clocking

Fantastic, miners. Thanks for your efforts, on behalf of farmers and horticulturalists, that extra CO2 is appreciated.

Someone actually paid to have this study done?:

[…] “The next step would be to develop a modelling tool capable of being applied to villages of similar form and to other forms of built environment,” Mr Goodfield says.


This research contributes to the Decarbonising Cities and Regions ARC awarded jointly to Murdoch and Curtin Universities.

Image by Stu Rapley

The researchers appear to have drunk the kool-ade. I often see miners in their time off also helping the supply of carbon dioxide, with their toys and consumption (they earn a lot of money to spend in Australia)! The Miners Club – Park City – Raintree Vacation Club

  • Raintree’s The Miners Club blends upscale western style with old-fashioned hospitality in the Rocky Mountains’ Park City, Utah. After a day on the ski slopes or …

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Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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