Can Banning Big Gulps have an Environmental Benefit?

Credit: Dan Klotz

At the end of May, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared a ban on “Big Gulps” in the Big Apple. Lost in this public health debate is whether or not cutting down on super-sized sodas will have an environmental benefit–and the answer, while not as obvious as the obesity epidemic, makes common sense. More at National Geographic’s NewsWatch blog. bit.ly/OQpT0a

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