Ahh, but then why don't the Al Gore's of the world come out and say "Right
now these hybrid cars emit more total pollution per unit that do the
conventional gasoline automobiles. However, some day technological
improvements may change that."
Another Inconvenient Truth
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On
> Behalf Of Hisashi T Fujinaka
> Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 4:11 PM
> Cc: RFI Reflector
> Subject: Re: [RFI] CFL bulbs - NO WAY
> But if some of us purchase hybrids to promote the technology, which
> should improve. Otherwise they're going to generate RFI, which I think
> is the point of this list?
> On Thu, 18 Oct 2007, David C. Hallam wrote:
> > I wonder if anyone has done a complete analysis of the total cost, i.e.,
> > total emission involved in the manufacture, use, and disposal of CFL's
> > compared to incandescent bulbs?
> > It might work out as did one I recently saw for the total
> cradle to grave
> > emissions for the hybrid gas/electric cars. Due to the raw material
> > extraction, manufacturing processes, recycling, and disposal of
> > for this type of auto, the total pollution emitted per car was
> greater than
> > that for the largest SUV.
> Hisashi T Fujinaka - firstname.lastname@example.org
> BSEE(6/86) + BSChem(3/95) + BAEnglish(8/95) + MSCS(8/03) + $2.50 = latte
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