incandescent bulbs

China bans incandescent light bulbs

Those who think China’s supposed intransigence over environmental issues is an excuse for doing nothing must now rethink their position as China has pledged to replace the billion incandescent light bulbs it uses annually with more energy efficient models within five years. The move is part of efforts to improve lighting efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and follows in the footsteps of Australia, the EU, Brazil and others. In