Comments on: Greening the Dragon http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/greening-the-dragon/ The EPA Blog Mon, 03 Aug 2015 15:49:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: the games http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/greening-the-dragon/#comment-10312 Wed, 09 Mar 2011 20:20:24 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=440#comment-10312 I really enjoyed reading Greenversations ” Greening the Dragon….

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By: Greenlady http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/greening-the-dragon/#comment-10311 Mon, 11 Jan 2010 13:56:10 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=440#comment-10311 China maybe the largest producer of green energy but at what cost to the environment? Green energy is often assumed to be good for the environment. I do not advocate a policy of flooding vast amounts of land, displacing millions of people and destroying the habitat of threatened and endangered species in the name of green power.

The 3 Gorges Dam is huge. The length is over 300 miles. It flooded an incredible amount of land and destroyed countless number of 100s of acres needed by rare species. We can kiss all those species good-bye. I have been following the Yangtze River Dolphin since the 80s and this was the final blow. One might have held out hope that there might have been several we had not found in surveys but now that there habitat has been entirely destroyed they will not be around for many more years.

People also do not realize the implications the flooding of this vast amount of land and storing the water will have on the Earth itself. What happens to a top that is spinning when you add weight to one side? It is no longer balanced and the revolution and precession of the spinning object changes. How are we impacting the Earth by adding all this extra weight North of the equator? How will this effect climate?

We act too fast and praise too much without considering all of the ramifications. Man is a hasty animal that is too quick to praise his own ingenuity. In a sustainable world we need to consider long term what the impact of our actions will be.

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By: Dave http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2008/10/greening-the-dragon/#comment-10310 Tue, 04 Nov 2008 09:05:12 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/blog/?p=440#comment-10310 I read in travellerkit.com, the Vatican City will install 2,400 solar panels on the roof of the building to reduce carbon gas. I think, it’s good idea to make green building.

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