Apologies for searching for these links, – while drinking tea. But the point is important, we have to recognise that everything we consume has a ‘resource intensity’, which must be eliminated or minimized.
This is the key – the necessary prime focus of our effort in the foreseeable future.
Perhaps if the searches happened locally I could use the heat to boil the water
11 Jan 2009 … About 1kg a day; 365kg a year; about 42g/hr; or a half hour Google search over a pot of tea. Running your computer off a bicycle dynamo …
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