CEC should mandate all TVs sold from now forward remain in an off-state. This would increase the quality of much of hollywood programming while reducing power consumption by up to 100%!!
Why stop with appliances? New buildings constructed in 2011 should be built without electrical wiring to save electricity, made without wood to save trees, not built over land so as not to displace precious evolutionarily-challenged animals, neither made with cement nor metal to deter gouging the precious planet, but have solar panels. By 2013 phase 2 will render most Californians unarmed tribes of illiterate hungry carrion “Naturalists”. With luck California will vote less blue…. having far fewer citizens… although by then citizenship might be defined as existing within the borders of the country.
Think of the savings of not-using! ‘They’ could use all that energy to renew the other energy.
Save the environment: stop exhaling.