be slim and save the planet!

The World Health Organisation recently published some data showing that each overweight person causes an additional one tonne of CO2 to be emitted every year, said Sir Jonathan Porritt, the Government’s chief green adviser.

“With one billion people judged to be overweight around the world – of whom at least 300 million are obese – that’s an additional one billion tonnes.”

The Telegraph UK 3 Jun 2009