Web lists-archives.com

Re: [OT]Re: blu-ray recommendations?

Michael Lange wrote:

> This "gray" or "emobodied" energy is usually being grotesquely
> underestimated.
> According to
> :
> "The production of a laptop's hardware amounts to 1,000 kWh of grey
> energy. That's equivalent to 40 days of continuous vacuuming."
> and
> "For the manufacture, transport, storing, selling and discarding of a
> smart phone, 220 kWh of gray energy is needed. With that same energy, you
> could charge your phone for 50 years." :)
> Also interesting in this context may be this quote from
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embodied_energy#In_transportation :
> "it is striking to note that we consume more embodied energy in our
> transportation expenditures than direct energy [...]. Put in other words,
> we consume less energy to move around in our personal vehicles than we
> consume the energy we need to produce, sell and transport the cars,
> trains or buses we use "

I now know exactly why globalization looks suspicious, or should I say

thanks - this was a good story