Men consume more energy than women in their daily lives and have a greater impact on the environment

Feast of very gluttonous men

According to a research paper by Annika Carlsson-Kanyama and Rita Raty, men consume, on average, more energy than women in four of the countries included in the study. The researchers observed the consumption habits of 10 categories and made calculations of CO2 emissions.

Recent studies confirm that women pollute less and that our activities have a less impact on the environment, at the same time it is affirmed that male activities have more GHG emissions.

According to these investigations men use the car more and goes out more outside the home to go to restaurants where consume alcohol and tobacco, in turn, consumes more meat that is an input in whose production there is a high consumption of energy.

The results show that the man spends between 6 and 39 percent more energy including all his daily activities.

In the study by Carlsson and Raty, this phenomenon is investigated in four countries Norway, Sweden, Germany and Greece, in single men and women.

The study concludes that does gender influence energy expenditure. Thus, it was found that in Norway they spend 6 percent more than women, in Germany 8 percent more, in Sweden 22 percent and in Greece 39 percent.

The variation is observed in how both genders spend energy and it was observed that the difference is in the use of the vehicle. Man consumes more energy derived from fossil fuels due to his constant social outings.

The female gender, for its part, uses the car more to do the food purchase, hygiene, home, furniture and health. In contrast, it was found that men consume more meat, which is highly polluting since, according to the FAO, 18 percent of CO2 emissions come from livestock, while women consume more fruits and vegetables.

Source: La Vanguardia


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  1.   Darko slatav said

    This is the result of leaving women playing scientists, this is the utility that their study gives the world, a simple feminist banality aimed at nothing other than continuing to blame men for everything, perhaps feminism is not more harmful by inducing the state to squander more resources to artificially equate their gender with men and all for what? So that they waste time with these fascist gender trifles, men occupy more energy because we are the ones who work, create and innovate, we maintain society so that the weaker sex can play to be "doctors" and feel strong in a A world where they could never survive without male effort, but what they need is to send these spoiled women to live in the jungle so that they can contemplate if it is fun to live without male work, the one they are so suspicious of.