I'm one of those guys that lives 6 miles away from school and drives. Utter laziness. Here I am so concerned about the environment and I can easily hop into my 15 mpg vehicle and drive to campus.
I have an excuse!
I don't chase cars.
There is a monster hill on the way to school. In fact, it is about 1.5 miles long - at least. So what. Push your butt up that hill.
No can do.
As I am driving up that hill, pushing on the gas pedal of my car, there is some poor chap pushing his bike pedals up that hill gasping for air and getting pure exhaust.
That is my excuse. I don't chase cars that blast exhaust in my face.
I was not genetically programmed to effectively use carbon monoxide - yet it seems our body's hemoglobin prefers it. You ready for a little lesson about hemoglobin? You're gonna get one.
We all know that oxygen binds to hemoglobin and carries it around our bodies dumping it off to whichever tissue screams the loudest for it. It's true. Some big fat cell that ...