Obama’s new regulations could burst a whole lot of balloons

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As ever, I am always a sucker for a good bit of carbon data visualization.  This simple vine video by Carbon Visuals show’s us that by 2030 the EPA’s new power plant regulations have the potential to deliver an emissions cut equivalent to 14,000 lbs per US household, in balloons.

You can read more about the data and the visualualisation over at Carbon Visuals.

Lindsay Wilson
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I founded Shrink That Footprint in November 2012, after a long period of research. For many years I have calculated, studied and worked with carbon footprints, and Shrink That Footprint is that interest come to life.

I have an Economics degree from UCL, have previously worked as an energy efficiency analyst at BNEF and continue to work as a strategy consultant at Maneas.  I have consulted to numerous clients in energy and finance, as well as the World Economic Forum.

When I’m not crunching carbon footprints you’ll often find me helping my two year old son tend to the tomatoes, salad and peppers growing in our upcycled greenhouse.