carbon footprint http://kut.org en LISTEN: What's the Carbon Footprint of Your Thanksgiving Dinner? http://kut.org/post/listen-whats-carbon-footprint-your-thanksgiving-dinner <p>As you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, consider this: how much energy it takes to produce and consume that food.</p><p>Throughout the year, transportation is responsible for 28 percent of our energy consumption. And there's&nbsp;a non-trivial bump right around Thanksgiving time. According to&nbsp;<a href="http://usatoday.com/">USA Today</a>, more than 25 million people in the United States are expected to fly for the Thanksgiving holiday.&nbsp;</p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/120784523" width="100%"></iframe></p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 13:54:47 +0000 Michael Webber 9213 at http://kut.org LISTEN: What's the Carbon Footprint of Your Thanksgiving Dinner?