02 Sep '11, 9am

Can New Refrigerators Help Cool Global Warming?

Can New Refrigerators Help Cool Global Warming?

News of global warming continues to worsen, with epic storms and melting Siberian permafrost . As assaults continue on the already beleaguered atmosphere in the form of massive, dirty energy projects pushed through by a new cadre of increasingly ignorant politicians , there are, indeed, a steady stream of efforts, some tiny, some substantial, that are actually trying do something about the problem. One of these came out of Washington last week in the form of a new set of energy efficiency standards for refrigerators . According to the DOE’s announcement, these new standards, “developed through a consensus process with manufacturers, consumer groups and environmentalists,” will ultimately save “enough electricity each year to power 3.4 million homes, about the same number of homes as the entire state of Virginia. The standards will also avoid more than 340 million metric to...

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