The light yet dim side of light bulb rules
// update, added videolink August 1 //
US Government have fun with incandescents
(not forgetting that most CFL and LED energy is released as heat too..
http://ceolas.net/#li6x except that it's internalized to give the confirmed CFL fire risk)
Fox News have fun with CFLs
(not forgetting that the savings with CFLs is also less for consumers than quoted, and for society amounts to less than 1% of US energy use from DOE etc official statistics)
CBC (Canada) have less fun with CFLs
(CBC, Canada's main broadcating corporation, have a closer look at CFL radiation, the mentioned research is further covered here: http://ceolas.net/#li18x)
As does an American TV journalist...
....A TV journalist tried unsuccessfully last week to contact EPA, before cleaning up a broken CFL bulb himself in this video (MRCTV)
Hey Man.. Gotta Light?!
(not forgetting that in post-ban Europe, proposed fines and/or prison sentence from distributing illegal light bulbs, eg 5000 euros 3 months prison first offence, 50 000 euros 6 months prison second offence, is actually worse than illegal drug distribution in some countries)