Monday, January 12, 2009

UK to ban plasma TVs

You don't think this is some sort of crap designed to control your life, Mr. Capitalist Consumer? Think again. This is also not a new story, really. Remember, a tremendous number of Brits believe that global warming is BS, and THEY'RE RIGHT!

Energy-guzzling flatscreen plasma televisions will soon be banned as part of the battle against climate change, ministers have told The Independent on Sunday.

"Minimum energy performance standards" for televisions are expected to be agreed across Europe this spring, they say, and this should lead to "phasing out the most inefficient TVs". At the same time, a compulsory labelling system will be drawn up to identify the best and worst devices.

[From Giant plasma TVs face ban in battle to green Britain - Green Living, Environment - The Independent]

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