You’ve already weighed in on the question of whether Red Sonja or X-Men is better for the environment. But, now I’m exploring more pressing issues: Who is better for the environment, Batman or Daredevil?

Who is better for the environment, Batman or Daredevil?

Who is better for the environment, Batman or Daredevil?

First, a disclosure: Batman can’t really stomach environmentally irresponsible food products and rarely drinks anything made without distilled water. But he isn’t too keen on the taste of your typical eco-friendly soy products, so consider him a neutral arbiter when it’s concluded that soy is the somewhat more eco-conscious choice.

Batman may be a packaged and well-marketed hero, but environmentally speaking, he's very different.

Batman may be a packaged and well-marketed hero, but environmentally speaking, he's very different.

That said, it’s not easy to compare the two crime fighters: Batman may be a packaged and well-marketed hero, but environmentally speaking, he’s very different.
Starting with the basics, on his utility belt, Batman carries the “Goo Gun” which is a handheld foam projector that fires an adhesive-like substance to incapacitate his opponents.
The toxic foam has to be added in several risky stages to the gun, and the pressure required for injection is tremendous. Unfortunately, there is nothing at all eco-responsible about this utility. Most foam needs to be made by mixing a number of toxic chemicals and adding a “gassing” agent that forms bubbles which makes the substance cellular.
It’s obvious that the goo gun used by The Caped Crusader is not the same goo gun you might buy at a military surplus store. These chemicals used for Gotham’s Greatest’s utility belt to create the gooy substance for his goo gun feature are highly corrosive, toxic and flammable. Each storage tank would need to be monitored under strict tolerances and would be deadly if released full strength into the environment.

The Daredevil has been identified as one of the most environmentally friendly as far has his tactics and style as concerned.

The Daredevil has been identified as one of the most environmentally friendly as far has his tactics and style as concerned.

As a source of heroism, the Daredevil and Batman are both the brand standard and completely unrivaled. Running the gamut of crime-fighting heroes however, The Daredevil has been identified as one of the most environmentally friendly as far has his tactics and style as concerned. Matt Murdock has battled many eco -sensitive cases throughout his distinguished career. Although he used to be more of a swashbuckler, the focus of his after-hours work has evolved into more of a ninja-type style. He honors control of self which counterbalances his feelings of anger and torment.

he produces lots of waste, and that makes him a major emitter of methane gas.

he produces lots of waste, and that makes him a major emitter of methane gas.

Because of this unique style, the lighthearted, wisecracking hero requires an enormous amount of energy, but sadly because of the amount of converted energy used, and the remarkably poor quality of his diet of greasy pizza and left over chicken wings, he produces lots of waste, and that makes him a major emitter of methane gas.
In comparison, The Dark Knight’s diet is much more energy-efficient than the Daredevil’s, since you get more efficient energy from green plantains, Permian sea shrimp. a dollop of hummus and organic parsley soup.

it takes about 14 calories of energy to produce one crime-stopping punch to a typical super-villain's henchman.

it takes about 14 calories of energy to produce one crime-stopping punch to a typical super-villain's henchman.

According to research by Gotham University scientist Derek Parnel, it takes about 14 calories of energy to produce one crime-stopping punch to a typical super-villain’s henchman. Pulling a rug from beneath their feet might require a little less than 10 calories of energy. Under the most optimistic assumptions and also by procuring a slight improvement in their crime-fighting systems a hero could cut down their energy use by at least 25 percent.

digesting of a kilogram of fresh berry pizza yields significantly less greenhouse-gas emission from the Masked Man-hunter's bowels than digesting a kilogram of pork-based chili from the Daredevil, even if it's followed by a liter of diet cola.

digesting of a kilogram of fresh berry pizza yields significantly less greenhouse-gas emission from the Masked Man-hunter's bowels than digesting a kilogram of pork-based chili from the Daredevil, even if it's followed by a liter of diet cola.

By comparison, data suggests that it takes about 0.26 calories of energy just to make a fist with the intent to distribute the force upon a bad guy-which is the usual method of castigation by super heroes. The methods used to evade capture, bodily injury, and counterblows account for about 35 percent of those calories used during a fracas. So, let’s say you’ll need to put 483.73 calories of energy into each hero every 10 – 20 minutes under normal working conditions. “That’s just not possible,” says Parnel. This data makes the Batman approximately 1.3 times more energy-efficient than the Daredevil under a best-case scenario.
As an example, we will mention that digesting of a kilogram of fresh berry pizza yields significantly less greenhouse-gas emission from the Masked Man-hunter’s bowels than digesting a kilogram of pork-based chili from the Daredevil, even if it’s followed by a liter of diet cola.

As the British government reported it, The Caped Crusader's diet is ironically closer to Harvey Dent's (A.K.A. Two Face) than a typical super heroes.

As the British government reported it, The Caped Crusader's diet is ironically closer to Harvey Dent's (A.K.A. Two Face) than a typical super heroes.

Of course, as we’ve already discussed, The Worlds Greatest Detective doesn’t drink diet cola, or any sugary liquids at all for that matter. He also avoids eating anything requiring eggs that are not from free-rage poultry. However, the process of avoiding these non-eco-friendly products requires energy and produces a significant amount angst which wastes even more energy.
As the British government reported it, The Caped Crusader’s diet is ironically closer to Harvey Dent’s (A.K.A. Two Face) than a typical super heroes. And as Batman may not want to make mention of, producing distilled water takes quite a bit of electricity.

It seems to be a semi-efficient method of obtaining the energy needed to beat down the members of highly organized crime forces.

It seems to be a semi-efficient method of obtaining the energy needed to beat down the members of highly organized crime forces.

A Chili-cheese dogs with a splash of hot sauce is included in about two-thirds of all America’s Super Heroes weekly diets. Indeed, pork products in general offer an interesting case study into how a processed food’s makeup effects the ability to fight crime. Despite animal-rights advocates’ love of free range and organic products, hotdogs aren’t exactly the antagonists of the environmental movement. It seems to be a semi-efficient method of obtaining the energy needed to beat down the members of highly organized crime forces.
Although the vast majority of Super Heroes are genetically modified; their ridiculous diets may be irrelevant, but that fact certainly hasn’t made them popular among many green activists.

In addition to the wind-power initiative introduced by Edward Nigma, The Wal-Mart product line is almost entirely eco-responsible.

In addition to the wind-power initiative introduced by Edward Nigma, The Wal-Mart product line is almost entirely eco-responsible.

In South America, farmers responding to the massive global demand for Super Heroes-fueled in large part by China’s new Super Villains produced by Wal-Mart-have been accused of doing lasting damage to the Amazon rainforest by building massive fortifications against those that would want to do harm.
But because Super-villains are, on the whole, an eco-conscious bunch, the ruckus they cause making crimes tends to be made in a more eco-friendly way.
In addition to the wind-power initiative introduced by Edward Nigma, The Wal-Mart product line is almost entirely eco-responsible. “Super-villain’s aren’t perfect, but we are trying to make a difference in our own way,” says Dr. Jonathan Crane (A.K.A. The Scarecrow).
The Injustice League is a bit evasive about what percentage of their henchmen are imported from abroad-a spokeswoman (Renee Montoya) for the Injustice League was unable to give Edgewriter.Wordpress.Com specific numbers-and its sale to the nation’s largest plasma cannon in 2002 raised some eyebrows.
But, generally speaking, the fact that its members are environmentally savvy probably makes for a greener planet.

The Injustice League is a bit evasive about what percentage of their henchmen are imported from abroad-a spokeswoman (Renee Montoya) for the Injustice League was unable to give Edgewriter.Wordpress.Com specific numbers-and its sale to the nation's largest plasma cannon in 2002 raised some eyebrows.

The Injustice League is a bit evasive about what percentage of their henchmen are imported from abroad-a spokeswoman (Renee Montoya) for the Injustice League was unable to give Edgewriter.Wordpress.Com specific numbers-and its sale to the nation's largest plasma cannon in 2002 raised some eyebrows.

Nonetheless, Super-villain’s have their environmental downsides, too. A super-villain like Doctor Victor Fries (Mr. Freeze)-despite his growing popularity is a challenge environmentally. He’s probably going to have to do something about the amount of planet-life that can not survive in sub-zero temperatures before the green community will embrace his cold style of diplomacy.

A super-villain like Doctor Victor Fries (Mr. Freeze)-despite his growing popularity is a challenge environmentally.

A super-villain like Doctor Victor Fries (Mr. Freeze)-despite his growing popularity is a challenge environmentally.

At the end of the day, the Dark Knight probably has a much bigger environmental impact than Daredevil, but it’s worth keeping in mind: Environmentally, it hurts to scrap with the world’s most horrifying threats.
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