Love this ….
“Using a petrol-powered leaf blower produces the same amount of emissions as a 1,770km (1,100 mile) car journey” The swoosh swoosh of a broom is a lovely sound plus great exercise.
“Operating a petrol lawn mower for one hour releases as much smog-forming pollution as driving for 160km (100 miles)”
(15 June 2022 – via CNN and TikTok)
Lawn covers 23% of urban landscapes – embracing wild lawns can have a huge impact on drought resilience, boosting biodiversity and creating carbon capture in urban regions.
Coal is the major contributor to greenhouse emissions.
(as an example, the great Mercedes are developing engines in partnership with bio-diesel producers hoping to convert in a few years. Happily one of our favourite sports will be carbon neutral soon.)