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Dear All,
As you know global warming is endangering the future of life on the
planet. It will also affect us;
rising sea levels, dwindling water supplies, mass deaths due to heat
waves, stoppage of the gulfstream, which
brings milder climate to north of Europe, super hurricanes, less food
due to droughts are some of the effects.
As you also know global warming is produced due to CO2 emissions
coming from burning of fossil fuels. So what
can every single person do to reduce global warming ?


1) Insulation: Do you know that you can save 50% of heating energy
(and money) by insulation ? Especially in
the times the financial crisis, you can make the insulation cheaper
and save the money when oil, natural gas and
coal prices are higher due to higher demand. What needs to be
insulated ? Firstly the Roof, since warmer air
goes up, then the windows (tripple glass or at least dual glass and
shutters for additional insulation at night,
and in summer time), then the outer walls. Also small cracks, leaks in
weatherstrips etc should be eliminated.
An infrared inspection of your house for heat losses would be the best
way to find out what else can be done.
A wintergarden will help heating your house additionally in winter
time.

2) Using rechargable batteries instead of alkaline batteries, and
charge them during less demand ours like at night
will also save a lot of energy and money.

3) Lightning; the use of Compact fluorescent lamps instead of
traditioanl light bulbs will save 80% of energy, the
use of very new LED lamps will save even more.

4) Buying local. Most of the energy is spent for transportation of
imported goods, especially food. By buying local
made food you not only save a lot of energy, but also create more jobs
at home.

5) Heating; there are several way to save energy and money by changing
the heating method; you can use the free heat of the nature by adding
a solar thermal equipment to heat the water for taking showers and
also to heat your home. Additionally you can use a heating pump, which
funtions like a reverse fridge; it takes the heat of the outside and
transfers it to your home. You use much much less energy to do this
(electricity to pump a liquid).

6) Your car; by buying a hybrid car you save 30% of fuel, by
converting your car to CNG (compressed natural gas) you can save a lot
of CO2, since CNG has much less carbon but more hydrogen, which will
result in water (CH4 instead of C8H18). CNG will also result in much
more energy output per mass. The conversion is not very expensive. It
is totally save, since the storage has to resist a certain pressure.
Of course there are also other smaller things you have to consider:
- Each 60 pounds increases fuel consumption by 10%.
- Aggressive driving (speeding, rapid acceleration, and hard braking)
wastes gas. It can lower your highway gas
mileage 33% and city mileage 5%.
- Drive at lowest and constant rpms; 2000 rpm are enough; you can save
up to 30%. Even a Porsche can be driven
at the 4th gear at 20 mph and at the 6th gear at 50 mph with 2.5
times less fuel consumption.
- Avoid high speeds. Driving 75 mph, rather than 65 mph, could cut
your fuel economy by 15%.
- Use air conditioning only when necessary
- Keep tires properly inflated and aligned to improve your gasoline
mileage by around 3.3%.
- Replace clogged air filters to improve gas mileage by as much as 10%
and protect your engine
- Combine errands into one trip. Several short trips, each one taken
from a cold start, can use twice as much fuel
as one trip covering the same distance when the engine is warm. Do
not forget that in the first mile your car uses
8 times more fuel, in the second mile 4 times and only after the
fourth mile it becomes normal

7) Buying A++ or A+++ equipments. The extra money you pay for this
will be back in 1-2 years. It will save a lot of
CO2.

8) Try to save also energy at your job; you can do it by insulation,
more efficient processes, heat recovery, more
efficient pumps/engines, low temperature processses, material
saving, water savings, optimization, automatic
turning off of unnecessary energy using processes, control if some
processes are really necessary (the change
of some processes makes other processes sometimes unnecesarry on
which nobody has thought about).

9) Solar cells for your own home; at the moment solar cells are very
cheap since there is an overproduction.
These cells can operate a fridge for example.

Regards.

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On Sun, 17 Jan 2010 03:59:32 -0800 (PST), the infamous ".."
scrawled the following:

Dear All,
As you know global warming is endangering the future of life on the
planet. It will also affect us;
rising sea levels, dwindling water supplies, mass deaths due to heat
waves, stoppage of the gulfstream, which
brings milder climate to north of Europe, super hurricanes, less food
due to droughts are some of the effects.
As you also know global warming is produced due to CO2 emissions
coming from burning of fossil fuels. So what
can every single person do to reduce global warming ?


Opa! Oops, I meant to say "KUMBAYA!"

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Dear Blank:

Ho-Hum.
Over population will get us long before global warming, if it exists, will.

See:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-QA2rkpBSY

Pete Stanaitis
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... wrote:

Dear All,
As you know global warming is endangering the future of life on the
planet. It will also affect us;

.... snip of global warming hoax spam


Too bad the spammer won't see this. Another nail in the AGW coffin:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article6991177.ece

Consensus! /or not ... (Well, we *thought* he was gonna say they were
going to melt, so we kinda ran with it. We were busy publishing the story
so really didn't get to attend his paper presentation.)




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spaco wrote:

Dear Blank:

Ho-Hum.
Over population will get us long before global warming, if it exists,
will.


Nope -- Europeans are not even replacing themselves except for their
"asian" immigrants who, once they reach a majority status will implement a
Eurabia that isn't going to give a flip about either global warming or
population.

Same thing in Russia, birthrate is below replacement. China has its one-
child policy and a cultural disposition to the desire for boys, so more boys
than girls are being allowed to be born, many girls either being killed via
abortion or shortly after birth.

i.e., the industrialized countries with the technology and means to deal
with growing populations are on the decline because they bought into the
last global hype scare (plus some rampant narcissism) while the third world
countries who can't apply those technologies are increasing with the danger
of increasing mortality rates.



See:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-QA2rkpBSY

Pete Stanaitis
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On 1/17/2010 11:15 PM, Mark & Juanita wrote:
.. wrote:

Dear All,
As you know global warming is endangering the future of life on the
planet. It will also affect us;

... snip of global warming hoax spam


Too bad the spammer won't see this. Another nail in the AGW coffin:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article6991177.ece

Consensus! /or not ... (Well, we *thought* he was gonna say they were
going to melt, so we kinda ran with it. We were busy publishing the story
so really didn't get to attend his paper presentation.)


Hell. if it fits your agenda, use it ... after all we've spent all that
education money to insure they are too stupid and manipulatable to know
the difference ... and if it fails you can always blame it on the last
administration.

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spaco wrote:
Dear Blank:

Ho-Hum.
Over population will get us long before global warming, if it exists,
will.


Nope. All the people on earth, if stacked like cordwood, would fit in a
cubic mile.

At the same population density of Hong Kong, the world's population would
fit in West Virginia.

Which, when you think on it, is indeed pretty ghastly.


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"HeyBub" wrote in message
...
spaco wrote:
Dear Blank:

Ho-Hum.
Over population will get us long before global warming, if it exists,
will.


Nope. All the people on earth, if stacked like cordwood, would fit in a
cubic mile.

At the same population density of Hong Kong, the world's population would
fit in West Virginia.

Which, when you think on it, is indeed pretty ghastly.


Yeahbut, it would stink at the bottom of that pile. Come to think of it,
since it's West Virginia, it would stink around the edges too...

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