Hasbro to Phase Plastic out of Toy Packaging

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by General Tekno, Aug 20, 2019.

  1. pluto

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    Neither solar nor wind are mutually exclusive but rather both (and many other renewable energy sources) are necessary to provide for global energy needs. How effective will solar be in the far north of the globe? Or wind in some becalmed region? The only thing that really matters is the end of fossil fuels.
     
  2. Smitty.1981

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    Another problem with wind turbines is all the birds they murder.

    How Many Birds Do Wind Turbines Really Kill? | Smart News | Smithsonian
     
  3. G.B. Blackrock

    G.B. Blackrock Autobot Ally

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    I'm not sure why we're seeing this anti-wind turbine attitude (granting it's just the one person). As pluto says, we should be looking at a diverse portfolio of renewable energy sources. Wind is one of those that absolutely should be used.

    (I feel like this is dangerously close to a political discussion, but it's on-topic, isn't it?)
     
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    Solar kills wildlife too (especially solar concentrator/molten salt solar), unfortunately, and both require a substantial footprint to operate effectively.

    There's no silver bullet (nuclear, hydroelectric, and tidal electrical generation are additional 'carbon-neutral' sources), but every little bit can help if it's done right. Reducing consumption (such as reducing or simplifying packaging) is a good way to attack the problem from the other side, though.
     
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