Is The Kindle More Eco-Friendly Than Books?

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thanchetmy

ya'll gotta understand. this is just a way they advertise/market the new product. People who believe in the message will actually go and get the kindle in hope of saving the Earth. Pretty funny that they end up giving money to some already-rich CEO of the Kindle company. This device will enable us to read free ebooks that we can get online. pretty great news for those that want to read books but dont want to pay.

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schwit

If you really want to reduce paper waste then get rid of paper junk mail. All it's doing these days is wasting my time and propping up an outdated business model called the postal service.

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MeTo

Let me ad to that. I get no less than 6 phone books a year most from providers other than AT&T (my home phone) provider. I have to pick up and throw away i wish they would stop dropping them off.

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roninnder

The reason I go primarily to other websites for my tech news is because of your sloppy grammar.  Or is it you're sloppy grammar?  I feel people who are paid to write for a living should know the difference.

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LVmonkey

not that it matters to me, but given your statement I have a funny feeling you believe in intelligent design as well?

I do, however, agree that the information gleened from this article is not a good enough reason to convince every reader drop a couple hundred bucks on an ebook reader, at least not in the near future, unless you find yourself getting paid far to well.

If it interests you, in reading up on the subject you may find that the point of Global warming isn't just the earth getting warmer (on average), it's actual total effects of that is that the weather patterns are more extreme on both sides of the fence - meaning colder winters, hotter summers and more storms over all (over the scope of the planet and not just where you happen to live).

 I fear that if the worlds most reknown scientists of today (in the field) are right, New Orleans is doomed. They seem to believe we are doomed even if those of us not reknown in that field of science do not.

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thegamepro

The planet naturally heats up and cools down because of the solar flares our sun emits.  The temperature peaked in 1998 and has consistently decreased since then.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io-Tb7vTamY

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thegamepro

Since I am a conservative and don't believe in global warming or the impact of CO2 on the environment, this reason won't work for me.  It does save some trees though and it is more convenient than bringing books with me.  When the kindle supports color and when you magazine comes out in kindle format, I will consider it. 

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mattman059

don't believe in global warming

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....omfg what a moron...conservative bullsh!t my ass you're just a naive little bastard arent you

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rseding91

If global warming exists why has this spring/summer been colder then the past ones?

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comptech08

Ya really then explain the last couple of years?  We are more in a global cooling cycle then a global warming.  I don't believe in this gobal warming BS anyway.

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bigbasspa

So the icecaps are melting because it's getting colder?

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 If you're a conservative then you automatically believe global warming is BS?

Well that would explain why so many dumb f*cks think Sarah Palin would make a fine president.

 

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D3lt4

I am going to assume this is all sarcasm, you really can't be that ignorant can't you?

Regardless if you believe global warming or not, I hope this was a sarcastic comment, otherwise you really need to educate yourself before you form any opinions.  

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dag1992

Just because someone doesn't have the same views doesn't mean they're ignorant.  Don't all these 9/11 truthers say everyone is ignorant?

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thegamepro

Global warming is good because it extends the planets growing seasons and increases our food supply.  No I am not being sarcastic.  I AM VERY SERIOUS.  If Al Gore cares about everyone's CO2 footprint, how come he consumes 20X the energy than the average person?

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MeTo

ECO friendly my tush these things will rot in land fills poisoning the water tables and soil. How ECO friendly is that?

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mattman059

for me personally, The kindle removes any and all enjoyment of books in general...So what..increase my carbon footprint, hell, i bought 3 books today. eat it b!tches.

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icsmith

More eco-friendly then books?

then what?

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