Dog Power

You love your pet, don't you? Well would you love it if you knew it was destroying the planet? New Zealand-based Professors Robert and Brenda Vale say that a large dog requires 2.7 acres of land to sustain - the equivalent of what it takes to power almost 3 SUVs. The only rational thing to do may be, yes, to eat it when it dies. Now, before writing this notion off, consider this: the average American child generates a carbon footprint about six times greater than one of its parents. Maybe it's time to...no, no, we can't say it. In this episode of A Minute of Your Time, take a look at the carbon pawprint of some of your favorite pets. Riding in style