"The Trump administration announced new rules on Wednesday to roll back requirements for energy-saving light bulbs, a move that could contribute to the greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change." via
The Trump administration is rolling back rules for energy-saving light bulbs, a move that could contribute to greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change
The Trump administration is rolling back rules requiring more efficient light bulbs. The law requiring the changes was passed by a bipartisan congress during the George W. Bush administration.
NEWS: Trump is weakening the rules requiring light bulbs—which burn serious energy in American homes—to be more efficient. By
NRDC "estimates that putting efficient bulbs in all six billion light sockets in the United States could mean $14 billion in savings in 2025, “equivalent to the electricity generated by 25 large power plants.” "
Why was this odd photo of a light bulb in the middle of the NYT's front page today? Because of this important front-page climate news. By
“This is not a partisan consumer good anymore.”
Deregulatory lunacy hits new level of inanity. via ⁩ ⁦
Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Requiring More Energy-Efficient Bulbs
Reporters often hear from readers that climate change should be on the front page. At the NYT, it is.
As Dems prepare a marathon discussion of climate change tonight, the Trump administration prepares another climate reg rollback. Get the story from
The Trump Troglodytes are trying to carry out another deeply irresponsible environmental rollback, as reports here. I'm happy to note they are going to get their asses sued immediately.
He is stealing your future, your children's future, your children's children's future...And the only point is to spite you so that he appeals to his nihilist base.
“Wasting energy with inefficient light bulbs isn’t just costly for homes and businesses, it’s terrible for our climate.”
Live was better when the federal government was not run by a death cult
Interesting policy - to be against efficiency. via
Life was better when the federal government was not run by a death cult
Related to this regulatory reversal, I'd be interested if anyone has studied the relationship between the regulation of incandescent bulbs and the sudden rise of "Edison bulbs" (initially incandescent, now largely LED) in restaurants and bars.
Pathetic. Backward. Idiotic. “White House to Relax Energy Efficiency Rules for Light Bulbs” - The New York Times
Continuing our rush to a future where humanity is once again living lives that are nasty, brutish and short. via ⁦⁩ ⁦
Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Requiring More Energy-Efficient Bulbs
💡"The gradual shift toward more efficient light bulbs is one of the largely unsung success stories in the fight to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions." US energy policy is becoming farcical — and destroying the entire world.