Gore purchased 108 blocks of "green power" for each of the past three months, according to a summary of the bills.Gore buys his power from the Nashville Electricity Service (NES), whose website explains the benefits of switching to green power:
That's a total of $432 a month Gore paid extra for solar or other renewable energy sources.
Two blocks of green power each month for a year = 480 lbs. of recycled aluminum (15,322 cans!) or 1,766 lbs of newspaperIn what way are these things equivalent? It's still only February, but we might have a winner for the Bogus Statistic of the Year.
And if you stood them all end to end, would 15,322 cans reach to the moon and back?
Via Open Market.