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Monday, 24 August 2009



With absolutely no benefit shown but many dangers!

Ten days left to buy traditional lightbulbs: EU ban means only low-energy ones will be on sale

By David Derbyshire
23rd August 2009

Banned: Pearl, incandescent lightbulbs are being cleared from shelves in a bid to slash energy bills and carbon dioxide emissions

Traditional lightbulbs will disappear from our shops in just ten days.

All conventional pearl, incandescent lightbulbs are being banned by the European Union to slash energy bills and carbon dioxide emissions.

The move covers every type of frosted traditional bulb, from the 60 watt pearl bulbs used in table lamps to more specialised opaque 25 and 40 watt bulbs shaped like golf balls and candles.
Clear and frosted 100 watt lightbulbs will also not be on sale from September 1.

The measure, introduced with little fanfare, aims to force consumers to fit energy-saving lights.
The Department for Environment said a typical home will save at least £37 a year on electricity bills by fitting low-energy fluorescent and halogen bulbs.

Ministers said the move will also slash national carbon emissions by five million tons a year.
But independent retailers and critics believe the change has been rushed and badly advertised. They also claim that many of the low-energy alternatives are ugly, expensive and produce unpleasant light.

In January, leading retailers announced a voluntary ban on the sale of 100 watt lightbulbs, triggering stockpiling and panic buying. However, independent stories have continued selling them.

Elsewhere, Germans, Austrians and Hungarians are hoarding the energy-hungry bulbs. Sales of incandescent light bulbs have risen by 34 per cent year-on-year in Germany in the first six months of 2009, German consumer research group GfK found.

'Ugly': Many critics believe low-energy bulbs are expensive and produce an unpleasant light

Under the European Directive, manufacturers in Europe will not be able to sell the banned bulbs to retailers. It will also be illegal to import energy-guzzling bulbs from outside the EU.

Independent retailer James Shortridge, owner of the Ryness chain, said customers were stockpiling frosted lightbulbs and 100 watt bulbs to beat the ban. He said: 'If you are sensitive to light, you will notice the difference.

'People aren't aware that the 100 watt and 60 watt pearl bulbs are going - it's a huge change.'
After the ban, householders will have to buy one of two low-energy alternatives. The most economical to run are CFLs - compact fluorescent lights. They cost around £3 each, use a fifth of the energy of a conventional incandescent bulb and can fit every type of socket.

Dimmable CFLs that work in dimmer switches are available, but cost more than £15 each. In theory, they should last six or seven years.

Critics said the light of many CFLs is inferior, some describing them as sickly, harsh or green. They can also take a minute to reach full brightness.

Manufacturers have also created low-energy halogen bulbs which look like traditional bulbs.
These work with dimmer switches, have a warmer light but save just 30 per cent of energy. These are not available as frosted bulbs and last only a couple of years.

Traditional bulbs are being phased out gradually to allow manufactures to adapt. Europe plans to phase out 60 watt clear lights from September 2011.

A Government spokesman said: 'There are many myths around low-energy bulbs. People don't always realise they have improved beyond recognition.'

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You you have noticed that shortly the common or garden, safe, simple to make light bulb, which has served us well for around a century, is to become ILLEGAL in the centralised, corrupt, fascist, EU supra national control freak state of the EU.

Risibly you will note:
A Government spokesman said: 'There are many myths around low-energy bulbs. People don't always realise they have improved beyond recognition.'

Just how stupid are these Government spokesmen? However on the day it has been shown that the Government spokesmen have failed to 'spoke' on the £35Billion overspend of The Ministry of Defeat and its average failure of many years to deliver on time.

Why should I be surprised that a Government spokesman fails to realise the change in CFL bulbs have changed little and still have some 50 parts dependent on the failure rate of the very worst part and intollerant of fluctuation in power supply. May I remind the Government spokesman that these bulbs are manufactured for the 220>230 volt power supply of the EU which gives them a notably greater failure rate on 220>240 supply in Britain!

To understand why you will find your light dimmed and diminished by this dishonest move on the part of the pond life which has made Britain a vassal of our enemies at:
http://gl-w.blogspot.com/2009/02/g068-light-bulb.html or CLICK HERE

http://gl-w.blogspot.com/2009/03/g081-light-to-lighten-gentiles-mercury.html or CLICK HERE

http://gl-w.blogspot.com/2009/05/g101-lightbulbs-to-bypass-green-nazis.html or CLICK HERE

NO ONE has yet announced an honest plausible benefit in any shape manner or form for this obscene interference in our lives except that our self styled political elite do NOT represent us and act JUST BECAUSE they can.

Self aggrandised jerks protecting their incomes and grants as they consume the liberties of the people screeching like the witches, soothsayers and sangomas of old that anyone telling the truth that Anthropomorphic Global Warming and man made climate change are not just unsound science but a pack of politically driven lies is branded by the corrupt parasites as lies!

They have absolutely no factual argument to back their scaremongering and the armies of independent scientists and climatologists they can not buy with tax payers money through grants and salaries is growing daily.

There is absolutely no doubt that The Edison light bulb is not only cheaper but gives better light and is infinitely less dangerous than the idiotic CFL things that are shipped around the world at huge cost for no gain!

"In politics, stupidity is not a handicap."
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821),

Greg L-W.

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‘The arrogance and hubris of corrupt politicians
will be responsible for every drop of blood spilt
in the Wars of Disassociation, if Britain does not
leave the EU.

The ugly, centralised, undemocratic supra national policies being imposed by the centralised and largely unelected decisionmakers of The EU for alien aims, ailien values and to suit alien needs stand every possibility of creating 200,000,000 deaths across EUrope as a result of the blind arrogance and hubris of the idiologues in the central dictatorship, and their economic illiteracy marching hand in glove with the idiocy of The CAP & The CFP - both policies which deliver bills, destroy lives and denude food stocks.

The EU, due to the political idiocy and corruption of its undemocratic leaders, is now a net importer of food, no longer able to feed itself and with a decreasing range of over priced goods of little use to the rest of the world to sell with which to counter the net financial drain of endless imports.

British Politicians with pens and treachery, in pursuit
of their own agenda and greed, have done more
damage to the liberty, freedoms, rights and democracy
of the British peoples than any army in over 1,000 years.

The disastrous effects of British politicians selling Britain
into the thrall of foreign rule by the EU for their own
personal rewards has damaged the well-being of Britain
more than the armies of Hitler
and the Franco - German - Italian axis of 1939 - 1945.

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