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Climate Change: Is Global Warming A Hoax?

Leaked e-mails from climate scientists suggest global warming is a hoax.

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Climate Change: Is Global Warming A Hoax?. Leaked e-mails from climate scientists suggest global warming is a hoax.
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Squrlz4Sale
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 6018 Posts
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 11:48:47 AM
@ DromEd and Elkingo: I can't stand the curly light bulbs either. They`re awful. Crappy light (generally), slow to reach full illumination, often fail early, and are problematic due to the mercury. I avoid them like the plague.

Fortunately, I think those curly bulbs will be history in just a few short years. LED light bulbs are coming on strong. And they are wonderful. High-quality, bright light at full intensity the moment you flick the switch. They last forever (25,000 hrs or 8-1/2 years @ 8 hrs/day) and use a fraction of the energy of the incandescents and about half the energy of the the curly bulbs.

If you haven`t tried LED light bulbs yet, get yourself down to Home Depot and try the Cree brand. I illuminate my home office with eight of them. I never turn them all on at once because it would be absurdly bright. But if I did, total power consumption would be just 72 watts. Amazing.


DromEd
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 1590 Posts
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 6:49:41 AM
OMG the curly light bulb argument. I fell for that one at the start, I must admit. Not one lasted anywhere near it's advertised life. I didn`t know I had to practically call a hazmat team if one broke. One failed and actually caused a small fire in standard lamp. Good thing I happened to be in the room at the time.

Due to the phase out of regular bulbs, last summer I was able to scarf up nearly 200 regular bulbs for under 20 dollars (~10 cents apiece) so I figure my supply will last long enough for a real solution to present itself.

I`m all for a clean planet and conservation of resources. That`s just common sense. But some of the knee jerk "solutions" that we`re forced to accept aren`t rooted IN common sense.

Many people use these bulbs and drive a Prius and still manage to use more energy than I do. So who is really doing more to save the planet?

elkingo
Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 3620 Posts
Monday, February 10, 2014 1:49:40 PM
I point out the light bulbs though, because it is a small example for point.

Research something like a Prius and see what the cost of that is (both financially and footprint wise). It is all a hoax to get your damn money, and you people buy it hook line and sinker.

papajon0s1
Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 579 Posts
Monday, February 10, 2014 10:14:58 AM
Seems to me there's still a whole lotta debate going on. So why force political policy that hurts people, a lot, when we really don`t know crap yet? There`s reasonable conservatism, which many conservatives are all for, but then there`s this absolute nutbaggery that just ruins your points. Stop doing all this for the money, then maybe I`ll listen.

richanddead
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 2054 Posts
Monday, February 10, 2014 9:30:32 AM
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