|Cycling and Showering||
Keywords: cycling, energy use, heat capacity, showering
Are cycle commuters, who take an extra shower, doing more damage to the environment than those who commute by car?
A recent letter to the Vancouver Sun claimed that commuting by bicycle was worse for the environment than commuting by car. The reason given was that if a cycle-commuter takes an extra shower at work (because cycling makes you sweaty), that burns the energy equivalent of a litre of gasoline, which is more than a car would burn on an average commute. Fact or rubbish?Read More...
|6 years 48 weeks ago|
|Commuting by car or cycle - which is better?||
Keywords: bicycle, Carbon footprint, consumption, cycling, energy, Food, spreadsheets
It's not actually that clear...
We set out to find how much of a change it would make environmentally if one cycled instead of drove to work and then further expanded our findings to include the variables of diet composition and material goods ownership.Read More...
|5 years 5 weeks ago|