Ireland bans incandescent light bulbs
Ireland has decided to ban all energy wasting incandescent light bulbs by year 2009.
By switching over to Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) Irelands carbon emissions will be reduced with about 700.000 tons every year. But this move is not only positive for the climate but also for the households in Ireland that is expected to save the impressive amount of â‚¬185 million in energy costs.
Ireland is also planning to tax all new and imported cars accordingly to how much they pollute. The more carbon emissions a car releases the higher it tax will be.
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