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Earth Hour Causes Global Warming

by | 26th, March 2009

EARTH Hour countdown:

When asked to extinguish electricity, people turn to candlelight. Candles seem natural, but are almost 100 times less efficient than incandescent light globes, and more than 300 times less efficient than fluorescent lights. If you use one candle for each extinguished globe, you’re essentially not cutting CO2 at all, and with two candles you’ll emit more CO2. Moreover, candles produce indoor air pollution 10 to 100 times the level of pollution caused by all cars, industry and electricity production.

Find out what’s happening in your darkened neighbourhood

Spotter: Andrew Bolt

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