The EU is trying to get us to switch from traditional light bulbs to energy-saving bulbs. There is even talk of a ban on the conventional variety. But why don't people make the change voluntarily? Because they are so expensive. Why are they so expensive? Because the EU introduced a 66 percent tariff on energy-efficient bulbs from China in 2002.
Domingo, Março 18, 2007
Quantos burocratas são necessários para mudar milhões de lâmpadas por toda a Europa?
Que interessa, enquanto se puder levantar tarifas, proibir o consumo, e subsidiar a eito? — "EU is trying to fix the bulb EU broke" de Johan Norberg: