* Posts by Sleepy

4 posts • joined 2 Jan 2008

Brussels: Old-school lightbulbs to be gone by 2012

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Landfill

So, tonnes of dimmers and fittings that won't take CFLs to landfill.

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And this too...

"Eventually, the Trust admitted, the low energy bulbs make little difference to the householder because the lower heat output in cool climates - like ours - means people spend more on heating" http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/03/17/energy_quango_power_running_out/page2.html

Porsche to challenge London CO2 penalty in court

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Easy answer

Everone seems to have missed the easy answer - well it's easy for me anyway. Just don't go into London any more. Don't pay any congestion charge, don't work there, don't buy anything there. Leave Ken a ghost town to rule over.

Oh, and getting three small children into full-sized child seats can't be done in a current Vectra, the doors won't shut.

The Electric Car Conspiracy ... that never was

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Heat

Only alluded to by a few, but of course most of the time in the UK we have heaters on in our cars, making good use of some of that 60% "wasted" energy.

In electric cars that energy is wasted elsewhere.

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