1/23/07

WORKAHOLICS – BAD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

WORKAHOLICS – BAD FOR THE ENVIRONMENT


Workaholic’s are damaging the environment by putting in long hours and to paraphrase burning the mid-night oil suggests an analysis by the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

“The report, written by researcher David Rosnick and economist Mark Weisbrot, warns that if Europeans worked the long hours Americans do, it would boost their energy consumption rates by 30 percent.”

Increase in energy consumption means rapid depletion of fossil fuel and or natural resources.

Is there a better reason for shutting your laptops and getting out of your office by 6 p.m?