Environment

Give up Gadgets and Big Screen TVs? Get Real.

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorOct 5, 2011 2:43 PM

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 According to the Guardian, a UK report finds that

despite householders' efforts to switch to energy-efficient products, we are actually consuming more energy than five years ago, with almost a third of all the UK's carbon emissions coming from the home.

Hmm, where have I heard about this phenomena before? As highlighted in the Guardian's subhead, the UK organization that conducted the study seems to suggest this solution:

...consumers must be weaned off TVs, laptops, tablet PCs and fridges if emission targets are to be met.

Good luck with that.

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