People around the world are worrying about their carbon footprint. But what about their furry friends’ carbon pawprints?
Mass mental illness
Consider the numbers: there are currently around 1 billion pet cats and dogs worldwide (not to mention hundreds of millions of stray ones), and pet ownership rates are vastly higher in western countries. About 40% of US households own at least one dog, compared with about 6% of Chinese homes.
That is because they eat dogs in China
The ecological consequences of pets are significant when you consider the land needed to produce the energy and resources required for a large dog are equivalent to that of a four-wheel drive Land Rover
What about the author’s massive stupidity footprint?