[Dclug] Green Computing, was Re: Monitoring Home Electronics Power
larry.howe at comjet.com
Mon Feb 23 21:54:22 EST 2009
On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 17:25 -0500, Przemek Klosowski wrote:
> reading a while back, that more CO2 is produced in making one
> automobile, than the auto produces in its lifetime. So it's important to
> try and get maximum lifetime out of cars and other equipment, only buy
> things we really need, and make sure our used stuff gets reused or
> recycled. Pretty much just common sense I guess.
> Amen to that, brother, but I read that our economy depends on us buying new
> stuff over and over. It'll be interesting to see how this crisis turns out,
> especially if it manages to change the consumption model.
My intuition is that spending less, saving more, and producing real
goods and services, rather than credit default swaps and securitized
mortgages, would be a good thing. But it's just a hunch.
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