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A nuclear power plant equals 100 billion bags of potato chips

PepsiCo’s Walkers unit in the UK spent two months to figure out that the carbon footprint of a bag of chips is 75 grams (Business Week). There are about a million grams in a short ton, and at $20 external cost of a ton of CO2 that’s 0.2 cents (see my previous posting about those …

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Gasoline is Good for Global Warming

Today the price of oil just set a new all-time high of over $104, something that may come as news to a President that doesn’t know the price of gasoline [1]. But that’s not what’s most interesting about the news on energy. What’s interesting is the recent data that gasoline consumption in the United States …

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