By partnering with The Alliance for Climate Protection and the global
Live Earth concerts on July 7th 2007, Philips aims to inspire more
than two billion people to take simple steps, such as changing a light
bulb, to lead a more energy efficient life. I saw the details at
Energy saving is a great idea but Gore and friends are hypocrites who live a
piggy lifestyle and then invent stuff like "carbon credits" to justify
The TODAY show had a segment about saving energy and using energy (carbon
imprint" surveys. Lester Holt had an audit of his office. It all seemed to
make sense, but when Lester asked the guy how you could improve, the guy
said "you can donate money to buy carbon offsets". He lost all credibility
when he said that.
On Jul 8, 10:52 am, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Carbon cedits or not .......................
We humans are using the resources of the planet without recycling
them. And there are way too many of us (humans that is!).
Maybe we will over-breed/over-produce ourselves out of existence?
Whether it is to build/buy our third fourth or fifth mega-mansion, fly
across the world in a jetplane, or just to varnish something ourselves
on a personal work bench, we are using materials that came from
Nature is finite:
Everything will rot and 'return to nature' eventually.
Perhaps millions of years hence our 'scraps' willl recycle and
reappear as something some living creature could again use?
And maybe a few tens of thousands of years from now some post humans
will be digging up our landfills and atomic waste dumps and saying, in
whatever language or speak then in vogue, "Lord what fools these
mortals were!". With apologies to Shakespeare, Puck, in Midsummer
Night's dream, IIRC?
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