Dim thinking behind the new lightbulb laws

This is excerpted from an interesting blog - and I sort of agree with what the author says

The hoarders were out last week. We learnt that the Germans have been stockpiling old-fashioned lightbulbs to beat this week’s European Union ban on making and importing pearl and frosted traditional bulbs, yet you might have expected this ever-so-green, tree-loving nation to be marching out to buy the energy-saving ones.

I talked about it to James Shortridge, who runs the Ryness chain of lighting stores. Apparently we Brits aren’t so different..... ......

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