Adults (and others) Say the Darndest Things. . .

B. Globe.  HeadlineGiant Leap for GM (about new Acadia)   Mpg: 18.1; Guess gas mileage still doesn't coun for much in Detroit. . . . 

 

Article from Boston Globe, March 7, 2007: " “Southern New England’s two biggest utilities are developing plans to spend potentially $1billion constructing 80 to 100 miles of high-voltage electric transmission line to make the regional power grid more reliable and keep up with steadily growing energy demand. . . . New England collectively pays about $9Billion annually for electricity. . .”  Didn't Massachusetts just sign on to the RGGI (Regional Greenhouse Gas Intiative) -- and how much power could be generate from on-site systems (PV or wind or solar thermal) for $1B?  How much would this reduce the load on the grid? 

In article "US rejects EU target for cutting emission", James Connaughton, chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, "Said the United States is not against setting goals, but prefers to focus them on specific sectors, such as cleaner coal. . . The US has different sets of targets."

Question to "Ask Dr. Knowledge", Boston Globe, "Why can't we burn CO2 to stop global warming?"