FACTBOX: Eco-audit for film "The Age of Stupid"

Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:57pm EDT
 
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LONDON (Reuters) - British filmmakers are planning the world's first entirely eco-friendly film premiere on Sunday as they roll out the green carpet for "The Age of Stupid" -- a film about a future world devastated by climate change.

The following is the filmmakers' calculation of the carbon footprint for making the film and some comparisons.

CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS

48 flights, 124,000 miles - 68,100 Kg C02

Food for 1,277 meals - 3,400 KgC02

Train trips, 23,612 miles - 4,100 Kg C02

Boat trips, 497 miles - 3,200 Kg C02

Cameras, computers, tapes, CDs etc - 2,800 Kg C02

Heating two offices ( pretty cold) - 1,100 Kg CO2   Continued...