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|1) BobTrips finds this news: "General Motors is determined to 'remove the car from the environment and energy debate' in the next 10 years by doing away with the internal combustion engine altogether", and adds, "Personally I'm questioning the hydrogen/fuel cell approach." Is it the future of green transportation?|
|2) Forum user JB starts up where another thread left off, crunching some numbers and doing some math to figure out who wins the battle between heat pump and furnace in terms of cost, energy used and carbon footprint. There's also an interesting mini-thread about power grid dynamics and how different energy sources and different climates affect the math in this heat-source smackdown.|
|3) BobTrips is back (he's a busy guy over there!) with a handy discovery: compact fluorescent lightbulbs are available for 36 cents a pop at a retailer near him (and maybe near you, too). Plus, for any CFL shoppers out there, the thread delves in to watts, light color, lumens, and even back to the mercury vapor issue. More good discussion after the jump...|