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UN Urges Phase Out Of Incandescent Bulbs, Guarantees Their Survival In USA

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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Eco Piggy Lamp from Ariel Rojo Design Studio In America, Joe Barton introduced BULB, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act, to repeal legislation that set minimum efficiency standards and would phase out incandescent bulbs. He's quoted in the New York Times: The unanticipated consequence of the '07 act - Washington-mandated layoffs in the middle of a desperate recession - is one of many examples of what happens when politicians and activists think they know better than consumers and workers. In Cancun, The UN World Government says the opposite, issuing a report that says billions of dollars and tonnes of carbon could be saved if incandescent bulbs were phased out.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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