Tuesday, June 17, 2008

The light bulb ban - some important facts

The Canadian government plans to ban the incandescent light bulb in 2012. The compact fluorescent bulb (CFL) is being promoted as a replacement. This is, of course, part of the lunatic politics of global warming.

A similar ban is being imposed in the U.S.A. where the use of CFLs is also being legislated. Representative Ted Poe of Texas isn't happy and wants the American people to be aware of

Some important facts about compact fluorescent bulbs

[H/t: Vinney Di]

1 comment:

Cool Blue said...

Technically they're not banning incandescents, they're just instituting energy standards for light bulds.

Some incandescents will be able to meet these standards and will still be available.