Booming demand for flat-screen televisions could have a greater impact on global warming than the world's largest coal-fired power stations, scientists warn.So does that mean those of us without flat-screen TVs can sell carbon credits? Oh brother.
A greenhouse gas called nitrogen trifluoride, used to make the TVs, is 17,000 times more potent than carbon dioxide, said Michael Prather, director of the environment institute at the University of California, Irvine.
Monday, July 07, 2008
Kill Your Television
For the eco-chic who have been watching the new "Planet Green" channel, I hope you haven't been doing it on a flat-screen TV: