energy obesity

energy obesity

n
(Environmental Science) the practice of being wasteful of energy in the form of electricity, fossil fuels, etc, in one's day-to-day life
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The UO is hiring two new professors to help predict eruptions and explore geothermal energy Obesity Prevention: Launched.
He should also check out Calgary oil patch insider Peter Tertzakian's The End of Energy Obesity (2009), as well as Mark Jaccard, Jeffrey Simpson and Nic Rivers' Hot Air (2007), which remains the authoritative book on Canadian climate policy.
Peter Tertzakian works with Keith Hollihan in THE END OF ENERGY OBESITY (9780470435441, $27.95), exploring solutions to the problem of a widening appetite for energy and showing how to change the fuel diet for a better future.
Research commissioned by the Energy Saving Trust claims that the North West is in the grip of an "energy obesity epidemic".