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The Montreal Gazette Compact fluorescents may be a health menace BY ALBERT NERENBERG, FREELANCE SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 If there’s a symbol for mainstream green fever, it’s the compact fluorescent light bulb. These intense white fluorescent lights are … Continue reading
Original article in German: http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/bern/Kaum-eingefuehrt-und-schon-umstritten/story/29795888 http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/wissen/technik/Verdacht-Sparlampen-strahlen-staerker-als-angenommen/story/14561897 Letter to the editor: http://www.bernerzeitung.ch/bzforum/leserbriefe/Die-grosse-Luege-bei-den-Sparlampen/story/29291609 Google translation of the first article: Hardly introduced and already controversial New studies show that the energy saving light bulbs emit a lot stronger than hitherto assumed. The federal … Continue reading
Research by the Dutch national Bureau for Statistics showed the following: Incandescent light bulbs account for less than 1 percent of total energy consumption “Incandescent light bulbs used in Dutch homes account for approximately 0.3 percent of total energy consumption. The … Continue reading
Hundreds of factory staff are being made ill by mercury used in bulbs destined for the West From The Sunday Times May 3, 2009 WHEN British consumers are compelled to buy energy-efficient lightbulbs from 2012, they will save up to … Continue reading
http://www.southgatearc.org/news/december2008/nz_scraps_lightbulb_ban.htm The standard low cost, low pollution incandescent light bulb had been banned in New Zealand but on Wednesday the NZ Goverment announced an end to the ban. There have been concerns raised around the world about the high-energy costs … Continue reading
ENERGY SAVING LAMPS AND THE BAN OF INCANDESCENT LAMPS http://www.baubiologie.de/site/english/2009_IBN_Open_Letter.pdf Open Letter from the Institute of Building Biology + Ecology Neubeuern (IBN) to the responsible politicians in the European Union We, hereby, ask you to use all means at your … Continue reading