So that you can drink 1 calorie of diet soda requires 2,200 calories of fossil energy,” he said. “A glass of water is significantly less.”
Read the story here. And yes, I did go to that school. I’ll just pose this one question. The nutritional content of the machine I am using to write this post is awfully questionable — probably zero calories. If I did eat much of it I would probably suffer miserably. It probably took over 2,200 calories of fossil energy to produce it, and countless more to wastefully ship it to me in Massachusetts from Texas or wherever it was finally assembled. Are computers bad for me, and why and where does one draw a distinction between this Dell and a Diet Coke?