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Heywood 7 (0:52)
Topic(s): Efficiency
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In some grand sense, we, and especially in the United States, just use too much energy and I like to think of it, we just use too much energy per task. I want to drive to the grocery store to get a bottle of milk, I use too much energy buying that carton of milk. So all of our tasks are using a surprisingly large amount of energy per task. So we've got to change that. Now, that's a mixture of: Do we have technologies that would let us go down to the grocery store, buy the bottle of milk, using less fuel? Yes. More efficient engines, more efficient transmissions, a smaller vehicle that's a lighter vehicle, all of that would make a difference to the amount of energy used in that task. I could even walk too. That's a different kind of opportunity.



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