Lawmakers Move to Ban Incandescents

After a brilliant career spanning more than a century, in which he came to be a fixture in households throughout the electrified world and a universal icon for good ideas, the general-purpose tungsten-incandescent lamp now finds himself unwelcome in polite society — banished from one country and at risk of banishment from several states in his homeland, if not from the nation as a whole. From Australia to Canada, from the European Union to the United States, public opinion, to the extent it’s

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