MORE POLITICS THAN ENGINEERING

Categories: Energy Policy

Before LED lighting took hold of the market, the abolition of tungsten light bulbs in favour of compact fluorescents was a topic in the minds of the public as well as engineers. This piece highlights the possibilities of abuse of a suddenly restricted market and the questionable claims to be green.

The oversimplified presentation of green credentials may be misleading and divert attention away from more simple ways of reducing carbon output.

Power Engineer, Institution of Engineering and Technology, October 2007

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