Reducing dangerous greenhouse gas emi...

Reducing dangerous greenhouse gas emissions at DOE facilities

There are 4 comments on the The Washington Post story from Oct 1, 2013, titled Reducing dangerous greenhouse gas emissions at DOE facilities. In it, The Washington Post reports that:

While the Department of Energy has long been committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming, Josh Silverman discovered that many of the department's facilities were unknowingly emitting a very powerful pollutant.

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Etobicoke, Canada

#1 Oct 1, 2013
"Climate change is every bit as big a risk to our economy as it is to the environment,” says Paulson" and more importantly, our health and welfare.

AGW and climate change is an issue of OUR welfare in the future. Ignore it and you WILL lose.

Etobicoke, Canada

#2 Oct 1, 2013
Note. Prior post was intended for another thread.

Good to know that they are cutting down on ALL GHGs, not just CO2. Not sure why SF6 is necessary. Aren't there alternatives with lower GWP?

Humble, TX

#3 Oct 1, 2013
“The biggest problem we’re dealing with is a sense of hopelessness,” he says. “But I’m saying we’re the first generation with the knowledge and the ability to do something: We don’t need new science, and we have great technology. We need the will to act now so we don’t leave our children and grandchildren with a catastrophic burden.”

Humble, TX

#4 Oct 1, 2013
Sulfur hexafluoride is used in industrial electrical facilities and in a variety of high-energy scientific equipment, such as particle accelerators and electron microscopes.[twp]

[I continued above in relevance, lol][The alternatives are kept to themselves.]

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