The WorldWatch Institute discusses a burst of new efforts from various and sundry governments to ban incandescent bulbs.

Wal-Mart is using its considerable monopsony powers for good, forcing its suppliers to substantially reduce the amount of mercury in CFL bulbs. (Cool about the Wal-Mart solar buy too, huh?)

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CFL schmeeFL. LEDs are coming on strong!

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