AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL CELEBRATES EARTH HOUR BY TURNING OFF ITS LIGHTS

Switch off a power of good BY HENRIETTA COOK 27 Mar, 2011 01:00 AM CANBERRA was transformed from a dazzling city into a sea of darkness last night as businesses, public institutions and households switched off their lights in support of Earth Hour.The best place to view the transformation was at the peak of Mt […]

ENERGY EFFICIENT L.E.D. LAMPS ARE A CONCERN AS CARCINOGENS

LED bulbs not as eco-friendly as some might think By Ben Coxworth 12:55 February 14, 2011 A new study from the University of California indicates that LED lights contain toxic metals, and should be produced, used and disposed of carefully (Photo: Geoffrey A. Landis) LED light bulbs are now becoming increasingly popular with designers and consumers […]