Charles Kelm wrote:Clearly the CFLs are a stopgap measure.
The amount of mercury emitted just to produce the power differential for an incandescent with the standard grid mix is greater than that contained in the CFL.
And if CFLs are handled properly, NO mercury is released into the environment.
John Polk wrote:Who, amongst us, has never broken a light bulb?
the article is full of other propaganda and paranoia you should really think twice about posting. Not only wrong, but wildly so. For instance, he talks about CFL subsidy, but says nothing about fossil fuel subsidies or externalities.