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    I found is UK article interesting.

    http://www.oilfiredup.com/news/index.asp?id=430

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    Great article. I don't think this is only going to pertain to the UK. I see some of this happening in North America too - I can't see it not.

    We need to change our lifestyles drastically, I'm convinced of it. If we don't, our children will be the ones who are going to pay for it.

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    Great article. Helps to motivate me to try and switch off even more items and to limit consumption!

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    Very interesting article!! It really made me think of lots of other things I can do to save!

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    Very interesting article. I'm trying to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from our home. I do this by buying locally whenever possible, having solar panels on the roof and a few other strategies. From what I've been able to find out, transport - of ourselves and the things we buy - is the biggest contributor to green house gasses in the average household.

    I heard an interesting story on the radio the other day about carbon capture and storage. That goes hand-in-hand with the carbon credits they talk about in this article. We'll be hearing a lot more about carbon storage in the future.

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    Fascinating...thanks!
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    Wow -- if only people would listen eh?

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    Interesting and in a way scarey article.. Really makes you wake up (or hope to be able to wake up) and make a difference... No showers, or timed ones... Then again, I already get that she is called the Valory factor.....LOL
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