Radon360 writes: Canada will ban the sale of inefficient incandescent light bulbs by 2012 as part of a plan to cut down on emissions of greenhouse gases. Canada is the second country in the world to announce such a ban. Australia said in February it would get rid of all incandescent bulbs by 2009. The ban will not apply to uses where incandescent bulbs are still the only practical alternative.
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