25 Jul '11, 12pm

GOP has resumed its idiot war on efficient light bulbs. Facts on light bulbs here:

GOP has resumed its idiot war on efficient light bulbs. Facts on light bulbs here:

The horse-and-buggy era light bulb we still rely on wastes up to 90 percent of the electricity it consumes as heat, burning up hundreds of dollars every year in each American household and increasing air pollution that harms human health and the environment. In 2007, the U.S. Congress adopted energy efficiency standards for new screw-based light bulbs. Beginning in 2012, these standards will phase out the inefficient incandescent light bulb that dates back more than 125 years, and require new bulbs to use 25 to 30 percent less energy. The transition to more efficient light bulbs will provide massive consumer, public health, and economic benefits, including:

Full article: http://www.nrdc.org/energy/lightbulbs/

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