My carbon footprint is 4.299 tonnes. The average American is 20.4 tonnes. The average world wide is 4 tonnes, but needs to be 2 tonnes. I have some work to do.
I keep it cryptic to invoke thought and feeling. It may or may not be specific to a time, place, person or occurrence, and it doesn't really matter. The experience is in the past... it's the effect that moves forward with us.