Wednesday, May 27, 2009

News from Bizarro World

Ohio Patrol Cruisers Go Solar
"To conserve fuel and battery life, the fleet of nearly 1,200 Ford Crown Victorias is being equipped with 5-watt solar panels"
5 watts ? Did you say 5 watts ?
""If you look at all the buildings and if you make the roofs white and if you make the pavement more of a concrete type of colour rather than a black type of colour and if you do that uniformally, that would be the equivalent of... reducing the carbon emissions due to all the cars in the world by 11 years – just taking them off the road for 11 years," he said."
A bucket of paint is all it takes...who knew ?