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It's kind of ironic that when the Earth gets hot we turn on more devices that heat up the Earth (via CO2 emissions).

I don't have AC at home in the Bay Area -- when it gets hot I just go to a public air-conditioned space for the day.




> It's kind of ironic that when the Earth gets hot we turn on more devices that heat up the Earth (via CO2 emissions).

It's not exactly irony; these vicious feedback loops are a big part of what has gotten us into this mess.


It's part of the reason I think rooftop solar panels are an interesting idea. They generate power at exactly the time when it's needed for cooling.


When it's so hot like now, the efficiency of solar panels goes down and they produce about 20% less.




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