Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Planes vs. the Volcano

According to informationisbeautiful.net (as they have nicely diagrammed above), more CO2 was saved from Europe's cancelled plane flights than what Eyjafjallajökull emitted/day during the volcano's eruption!

Check out the data to see for yourself!


  1. Elegant! Round here, everyone pretends, pretends, pretends that air travel doesn't do a thing to pollute the atmosphere. Do you think the atmosphere might wish for no volcanoes and no air travel, both? Might be asking too much.

  2. Hello! I'm stopping by from your father's place - I adore your father! *smiling*