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Date Posted: 11:16:06 07/01/06 Sat
Author: ben
Author Host/IP: netblock-72-25-103-119.dslextreme.com / 72.25.103.119
Subject: Re: World energy and SUVs
In reply to: Physicist 's message, "World energy and SUVs" on 04:06:58 12/13/05 Tue

yup do know about the issue of coal burning and global warming, I've seen the problems first hand in eastern europe and china among other places...

back at UCSD many years ago I had the opportunity to have Roger Revelle as a prof. for a seminar class, Al Gore mentions his name in the movie An Inconvenient Truth.








>Not sure why I'm wasting my electrons on you folks.
>Here goes. If you worry about pollution and fossile
>fuels, focus on the big ticket item - electricity!
>Most electricity in the US, China, and India comes
>from burning coal. Worldwide coal useage produces
>4000 times as much greenhouse gases as all the cars on
>the planet. Stop taking hot showers if you want to
>save the planet. Go to sleep when it gets dark.
>Don't worry about your SUV; it's .001% of the problem.

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