[LINK] GE Announces Advancement in Incandescent Technology
cas at taz.net.au
Tue Feb 27 23:36:07 EST 2007
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 05:43:29PM +1100, Frank O'Connor wrote:
> Amazing how fortuitous these 'Great Leaps Forward' in design are,
> isn't it?
> I mean ... here we have a press item about a couple of governments
> seeking to mandate more energy efficient lighting alternatives, and
> (insert shock and amazed disbelief here) a coincidence par excellence
> ... a major manufacturer of the offending item (incandescent bulbs)
> suddenly announces that they have a much more energy efficient
> alternative in the works.
yeah. this just proves that legislation and regulation are never
necessary. leave it to the market, and the market will sort it out.
like magic. no prodding required. i bet they would have announced this
without the threat of regulation because they are (like all businesses)
such good corporate citizens.
craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>
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