24 Jan '13, 2pm

World leaders created 2.5 million kilograms of CO2 getting to Davos

World leaders created 2.5 million kilograms of CO2 getting to Davos

The World Economic Forum worries about climate change. Here is the organization’s page on the issue , including its “CEO Climate Policy Recommendations.” (For example: “‘Environmentally effective and economically efficient’ framework proposed to succeed Kyoto Accord.” Get on that, U.N.!) This week, WEF’s CEO friends are at the Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which we’ve mentioned . Which made us wonder: How much did getting all of those CEOs and government leaders and baseball players together itself contribute to climate change? The answer is: quite a bit. But before we get to the actual number, here’s how we got it. Earlier this week, the business site Quartz got its hands on the complete attendee list for this year’s Davos gathering . Quartz parsed the data about 15 different ways (go play with the sorting tool!) and, when we asked, were happy to share the data wi...

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