CNN: Your Lousy Golf Game Is Killing The Planet

What’s the most insidious pollution wracking Mother Earth these days? If you guessed fossil fuel exhaust, nuclear waste, or nasty cow farts, no, no, and maybe yes but probably no. The real answer? That drive you hooked into the next zip code on 14 last Sunday.

Golf Ball
(And they’re killing the whales.)

Yes, if what CNN is saying is true, America’s golf habit is becoming increasingly toxic to the planet; in our country alone, we lose over 300 million golf balls a year. That means, if you extrapolate those numbers over the last 50 years… that’s, like, a billion.

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Olympic Organizers Will Reschedule Events If Pollution Is a Concern

POLLUTION COULD PUT CHOKEHOLD ON OLYMPIC EVENTS: With the Beijing air not getting any better, the International Olympic Committee may decide to reschedule events in the 2008 Games:

Beijing Bad Air

The BBC coughs up news that the IOC won’t be afraid to rearrange their sporting schedule if pollution poses a health hazard.The decision comes after an United Nations report in October that said the air quality in the Chinese capital is three times worse than acceptable levels.

A spokesman said any schedule changes would be made right before or during the competition.