Australia to ban old-style light bulbs

Australia to ban old-style light bulbs

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“The Australian government on Tuesday announced plans to phase out incandescent light bulbs and replace them with more energy-efficient compact fluorescent bulbs, like this dimmable CF Warm Glow bulb, across the country. Legislation to gradually restrict the sale of the old style could reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions by 4 million tons by 2012 and cut household power bills by up to 66 percent, said Environment Minister Malcolm Turnbull.” (full story- AP)

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