November 18, 2009

Enough energy to melt glaciers

via Alexis Madrigal... is this picture from Grist of an ad "for Humble Oil (which later merged with Standard to become, yes, Exxon). It may win the All Time Millenial Award for Maximal Irony. It’s from a 1962 edition of Life magazine, available on Google Books..."

Note: from the New York Times, "California regulators on Wednesday approved the nation’s first energy efficiency standards for televisions, requiring their electricity consumption to be cut nearly in half by 2013."

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