December 3, 2007AsideEconomy

Monday Levity: Divorces worsen global warming

Save your marriage, save the planet!

This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.

Researchers in Michigan surveyed over 3200 households over five years and found that increasing number of divorces are contributing to global warming”.

After divorce a woman moves out and forms a new household. The study by researchers at the Michigan State University found that this leads to less efficient use of natural resources, more demand for land for housing, and higher expenditure on utilities.[DNA]

What next? Studies suggesting that the breakdown of the Indian joint family system is contributing to global climate change? And the Western countries saying, yet again, don’t repeat our mistakes”.

Related Link: A complete list of things caused by global warming. (via Cafe Hayek)

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