Want to make an impact on climate change? Focus on elections.

Election matter — that much we knew. But how much, exactly, when it comes to an individual’s actions to mitigate climate change? I am equal parts intrigued by the attempt and wary of what looks like false precision in this article. Based on research for Canadian elections, the median emissions responsibility of a voter who selected a winning candidate was 34.2 tons of Co2 equivalents — way more than the average person emits per year.


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