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Kate Sheppard

Spending Bill Protects Inefficient Light Bulbs And Money For Coal Abroad

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The omnibus appropriations bill that House and Senate leadership announced Monday evening would block the Department of Energy from impl...

Say Goodbye To This Common Household Item In 2014

Posted 12.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

Come January 1, you're going to be looking at your home in a whole new light according to a new government initiative designed to make homes more ener...

"Fall Back" Into Energy-Saving Light Bulbs

Noah Horowitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

This Sunday (Nov. 3) most Americans will go through the annual ritual of changing clocks back an hour in preparation for winter's gradually decreasing daylight, a period also referred to as "lighting season" because the shorter days mean we'll be using more lights in our homes and businesses.

GOP Senator Wants Federal Employees To Turn Off The Lights

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

The Senate is scheduled Thursday to debate an energy efficiency bill that includes measures to improve building codes and promote more energy efficien...

Dim and Dimmer: House Nixes Funding for Light Bulb Efficiency Enforcement (Again)

Elliott Negin | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics
Elliott Negin

Burgess's amendment is more theater than anything else, given that U.S. lighting manufacturers are complying with the standards, enforcement funding or not.

10 Clever Uses For Burned-Out Light Bulbs

Posted 01.03.2013 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: I’m slowly making the switch over to energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps (which last, I think, roughly 800 yea...

Lynne Peeples

Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark: The Health Dangers Of Light At Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 08.02.2012 | Green

Ian Cheney had no idea that artificial light at night could be unhealthy when he began filming his new documentary, "The City Dark." His interest in w...

Official Rio Document Disappoints but People's Commitment to Sustainability Inspires

Frances Beinecke | Posted 08.23.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

The official Rio+20 document doesn't call for binding cuts in carbon pollution or set standards for expanding clean energy. We can't rely only on the slow wheels of government to address the urgent problems facing our planet. We must start doing it ourselves.

The Dim World of Light Bulb Politics

David Jenkins | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
David Jenkins

When widespread concern about energy waste caused states to start passing light bulb efficiency standards, the manufacturers sought a uniform national standard and got it.

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney As Governor Pushed For More Energy-Efficient Light Bulbs

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney's effort to turn up the heat, so to speak, on President Barack Obama over the issue of rising gas prices has had various ele...

Mitt Romney: Obama Killed The Thomas Edison Light Bulb

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney went after President Barack Obama on Monday for supposedly banning incandescent light bulbs. But the legislation in question was passe...

Virginia Lawmaker Opposing Light Bulb Ban

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 03.24.2012 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Delegate Bob Marshall doesn't want the federal government telling Virginians what kind of light bulbs to use. Th...

Liberty for Light Bulbs -- The Next Battle In America's Fight for Freedom

Donald Cohen | Posted 03.09.2012 | Green
Donald Cohen

In 1776, the nation's founders believed their fight for freedom was a struggle for genuine civil and political rights. In 2011, the GOP's cartoon-like fight for freedom to use polluting light bulbs is hard to take seriously.

The Coolest Green Innovations And Advances Of 2011

Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

2011 was an important year for green innovations and technological advances. In the world of fuels, a number of strides were made. President Obama ...

The Climate Post: As Eurozone Crisis Deepens, Fight to Save Emissions Trading Scheme Begins

Mason Inman | Posted 02.25.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

Prices in Europe's carbon emissions trading scheme have collapsed this year, in part because there were too many allowances in the system starting off, threatening the future of the whole market.

Lights Out!

Jane Harman | Posted 02.23.2012 | Green
Jane Harman

With all the eggnog celebrations about the two month extension of the payroll tax cut, few have remembered that one thing was left off: funding to implement a law written by Rep. Fred Upton and me to create U.S. jobs and remove tons of carbon from the atmosphere.

Which Kind Of Bulb Should I Buy?

Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

Given the many light bulb choices available today and the new bulb efficiency standards that are set to go into effect in 2012, selecting the right bu...

Citizens Against Government Waste Promotes Waste

A. Siegel | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

An oft-heard element of political debate is horror at government standard setting and regulations... even if leads to an CFL Light Bulb improved marketplace.

'Green News Report' - December 20, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.19.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Rush Limb...

New Energy Efficient Lighting Puts People to Work

Rocky Kistner | Posted 02.18.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Deep in the heart of America's rust belt a new generation of companies is riding the wave of job-creating lighting technologies as new federal lighting efficiency standards take effect January 1st.

GE Brings Green Lights to Life

Rocky Kistner | Posted 02.11.2012 | Green
Rocky Kistner

At GE’s historic 90-acre Nela Park in Cleveland--home to America's first industrial park and to GE Lighting--a light bulb re...

Arlington Rapper Remy Puts Out New Video About Light Bulbs

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.02.2011 | DC

Remy, the rapper best known for his hilarious video about Arlington's many Starbucks, has a new video out. It's about light bulbs. More to the poi...

China Will Phase Out Energy-Draining Light Bulbs

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

BEIJING -- China will phase out power-draining light bulbs within five years in a move to make the world's biggest polluting nation more efficient but...

Engineering a Light Bulb Revolution

Rocky Kistner | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

Ed Hammer says what people really need to be concerned about is the overall energy savings as well as the environmental hazards associated with light bulbs -- from manufacturing to landfill.

After Months of Tea Party Attacks on the Environment, Glimmers of Sanity Emerge

Frances Beinecke | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

A growing number of GOP lawmakers are starting to question the Tea Party's reckless overreach. They realize that anti-environmental efforts do not reflect the wishes of the American people.