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rmolnav Jun 28, 2012 05:57 PM
I´ve just stopped watching a very long video about Artic global warming, at following site linked by BBC:
My laptop was getting rather hot ... Too much electricity consumption. Don´t you realize that thousands and thousands of people watching such a long videos, and their service providers, DO also contribute to global warming?
Info is necessary to fight G. W., but it should be conveyed SETTING A GREEN EXAMPLE: text better than video, or at least fewer and much shorter videos.
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EEA Jun 29, 2012 10:23 AM
Thanks for pointing this out. Of course any energy consumption contributes to global warming in some proportion, however, as you mention yourself: information is necessary to raise awareness.

Please see the following link to EEA's green tips on how to save energy and make green habits a part of your everyday life:

For instance, you can switch your old computer monitor to a more energy-efficient LCD screen. If you're using your screen up to eight hours a day, you can save up to 100 000 W in one year.
rmolnav Jun 29, 2012 06:14 PM
Thanks for your advice, but I use a modern MacBookPro ... and am independently fighting skeptics. You can google my full "name" and see.
I insist: very few skeptics and not informed people watch such a long "against global warming" videos. Most people who watch them are already aware of this grave problem..
I´m afraid their global "cost-benefit" makes them unwise.