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Sir, Regarding ‘MEP goes on defensive over light bulb ban‘: Eco-design statement December 8: “The regulation [to ‘phase out’ incandescent lights] is only one of the Ecodesign measures that will be adopted by the Commission over the coming months, targeting many more products such as consumer electronics, white goods or heating appliances.” Are we living… » read more

Posted by Andreas

Sir, Regarding ‘Think tanks should ‘think European’ to fight global challenges‘ : I can only concur with the comment of Stephen Boucher and Martine Royo that “think tanks should think European to fight global challenges”. Their recommendation is equally valid in Brussels as illustrated by the following (excerpt from G. Fayl & U. Fayl von… » read more

Posted by Andreas

Sir, Regarding ‘MEP goes on defensive over light bulb ban‘: First of all: What is easily forgotten is that this is a ban on a safe, popular product. We are not talking about banning lead paint or fireworks here. Around 9 out of every 10 lights purchased in every European country are of this kind,… » read more

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Sir, Regarding Dr. Orlin Vushkov’s letter ‘Young people: Do not go back to Bulgaria‘, originally posted in response to the article ‘Eastern Europe struggles to bring back its workers‘: I totally disagree with the view that young Bulgarians should run away from their own country. The arguments given are quite general and mainly based on… » read more

Posted by Andreas