by Lynn Costello
Some teased me about being short; it wasn’t until seventh grade that I finally reached the five foot mark. I’ve gotten used to needing a stool to reach the top shelf and I learned how to hem pants at an early age (that was before they started making “petites”). But now I learn that I have been beneficial to the environment. Who knew?
Recently reported in Reason Magazine is “The Short People Solution to Climate Change” by Ronald Bailey who states that researchers at New York University and Oxford University will be publishing a new paper in which they argue that short people are more climate- friendly. Environmental concerns have motivated such studies before: