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Special Collection | October 20, 2011

Individual CO2 emissions decline in old age

The Economist | January 21, 2012

How to cut carbon emissions

(...) But a newly revised paper* by Emilio Zagheni of the Max Planck Institute in Rostock, Germany also shows how carbon footprints vary by age—and the worrying implications of this. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni

Discovery News | November 14, 2011

We Get Greener as We Age

(...) "Emissions will continue to grow because the population size will continue to increase. However, they will grow less than we would have expected based only on projections of population size only," the study´s author Emilio Zagheni of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research told Discovery News. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni

Der Tagesspiegel | November 13, 2011

Altern nützt dem Klima Weniger Kohlendioxid jenseits der 65

(...) Das hat Emilio Zagheni vom Rostocker Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung herausgefunden. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni

lifescience.com | November 11, 2011

A Graying Population Reduces Global Warming

You can help the environment by getting old. A demographer has profiled the relationship between age and a person´s carbon dioxide emissions, showing that after retirement age, our individual contributions to global warming decline.

The New York Times | November 10, 2011

If You Act Your Age, What’s Your Carbon Footprint?

As it turns out, if you’re enjoying senior citizen discounts, you’re probably much kinder to the planet than you were in your slightly younger days

treehugger.com | November 9, 2011

Blame The Boomers: They Have Highest Carbon Footprint Of Any Generation, And It Is Going To Get Worse

But the real demographic elephant in the room, or pig in the python, is that we´re just getting started. The first American baby boomers just turned 65 this year, and the biggest bump in the boom, 1957, doesn´t hit age 65 until 2022.

Corriere della Sera.it | November 9, 2011

Riscaldamento globale: gli anziani salveranno il mondo

(...) Per la prima volta è stato effettuato uno studio approfondito che mette in relazione l´età con le emissioni di anidride carbonica. L´analisi è stata eseguita da «un cervello in fuga» italiano, il cremasco Emilio Zagheni, trentenne ricercatore presso l´Istituto di ricerche demografiche Max Planck (Mpidr) di Rostock, in Germania. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni

USA Today | November 8, 2011

Could old age lessen climate change? Study sees promise

(...) After that, the amount falls to 13.1 metric tons by age 80, according to the study by demographer Emilio Zagheni of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni

Die Welt online | November 8, 2011

Rentner sind mit Abstand die größten Klima-Killer

(...) Die 63- bis 65-Jährigen produzieren pro Kopf am meisten CO2, das ist das Ergebnis einer Studie von Forschern um Emilio Zagheni vom Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung in Rostock. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni

Neue Ruhr Zeitung / Neue Rhein Zeitung | November 8, 2011

ÜBRIGENS Alt werden

Die Wissenschaft hat festgestellt, dass der Mensch mit jedem Lebensjahr mehr und mehr CO 2 produziert. Das fand nicht etwa ein Biologe oder Mediziner heraus, sondern der amerikanische Bevölkerungsforscher Emilio Zagheni, der am Max-Planck-Institut für Demografie in Rostock arbeitet. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni, Emilio Zagheni

Science Daily | November 7, 2011

Aging Could Influence Climate Change: Individual Carbon Dioxide Emissions Decline in Old Age

(...) For the first time, demographer Emilio Zagheni of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock (MPIDR) has calculated a profile that illustrates the relationship between age and average per capita CO2 emissions. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni

Max-Planck-Gesellschaft | November 7, 2011

Individual CO2 emissions decline in old age

(...) For the first time, demographer Emilio Zagheni of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock (MPIDR) has calculated a profile that illustrates the relationship between age and average per capita CO2 emissions. (...)

Quoted MPIDR Member: Emilio Zagheni

Freitag | October 20, 2011

Kann denn Mullisierung helfen?

(...)Ein Blick in die aktuelle Ausgabe von Demografische Forschung aus erster Hand hilft: Dort heißt es, dass der Mensch mit zunehmendem Alter auch weniger CO2-Emissionen erzeuge. (...)

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