Cheerio Edison Light Bulbs

September 28, 2007

light bulbThe Guardian reports that Britain will phase out the use of traditional light bulbs by 2011.

Britain joins other countries such as Cuba, Venezuela and Australia in adopting similar measures to help reduce carbon emissions. However, critics point out that Britain’s new initiative is completely voluntary.

Meanwhile, American lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are working on a legislature of their own that, if passed, will phase out the old light bulbs in the U.S. by 2014.

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1) President Bush thanked the Austrians for their efforts in Iraq, and the Australian PM for inviting him to the OPEC summit.

 

2) Bush also released Rosh Hashanah greetings…a week early

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