[LINK] Geo-thermal: clean, permanent electricity

Eric Scheid eric.scheid at ironclad.net.au
Mon Jan 12 14:54:10 AEDT 2009

On 12/1/09 10:15 AM, "Pilcher, Fred" <Fred.Pilcher at act.gov.au> wrote:

> Thank you both. While it's arguably been a little off-topic, it's been
> fascinating and informative in the best traditions of LINK.

To get back on topic, perhaps they could instead route their water pipes
through a different heat source.

I'm thinking google server farms...

> PERFORMING two Google searches from a desktop computer can generate a similar
> amount of carbon dioxide to boiling the kettle for a cup of tea.
> While millions of people tap into Google without a thought for the
> environment, a typical search generates about 7g of carbon dioxide. Boiling a
> kettle generates about 15g.



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