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Saturday, April 14, 2007
back from inside the beltway
Above picture from near my hotel in Alexandria, Virginia.
Washington is warmer than Ottawa, AND they have grand public buildings, AND they have a subway. Not fair.
The subway ran from right outside my hotel in Alexandria to downtown Washington.
I'm doing double carbon offset, on the theory that at least one of them might do some good:
Green My Flight Summary
OTTAWA - YOW to WASHINGTON - IAD: 725.0 km
Total Distance: 1449.9 km
Total Emissions: 197.0 kg
Program Cost: $7.00
flight from: Ottawa, ON [Macdonald-Cartier International Airport], Canada, YOW
flight to: Washington, DC [Washington Dulles International Airport], USA, IAD
flight distance: 1'448 km
flight passengers: 1
CO2 Emissions: 0,34 t
Total costs for compensation of your flight: SFr. 13.71
+ SFr. 5 "handling charge"
+ credit card foreign exchange fees
(Google says 18.71 Swiss francs = about 17.50 Canadian dollars)