A Great Visual Retort to Michele Bachmann’s Light Bulb Attack

Here it is at last. The best retort to Michele Bachmann’s (R-Minn.) war on the energy efficiency light bulb. When Bachmann began stumping against energy efficiency standards for light bulbs – and in support of the old-fashioned incandescent – a lot of ink got spilled by energy efficiency advocates trying to explain what she was … [Read more...]

Seriously? Light Bulb Politics Again?

If you thought that politicizing the light bulb was over, think again.  Congress included a rider in this week’s $1.1 trillion budget deal that undercuts light bulb standards. The rider would block the Department of Energy from enforcing the standards  – which did not originate with President Barack Obama, as some mistakenly believe, but in fact … [Read more...]