Experts urged to ratify Minamata Convention to phase out mercury-added products পারদযুক্ত পণ্যের ব্যবহার বন্ধে মিনামাতা কনভেনশন অনুমোদনের আহ্বান সেন্টমার্টিন সৈকতে প্লাস্টিকের আগ্রাসন 72 birds die eating pesticide-treated masakalai Educate girls to save the planet শিশুর সর্দি-কাশি সারানোর ঘরোয়া উপায় 50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12 24 thousand under 5 children die of pneumonia in Bangladesh annually গ্রিনহাউস গ্যাস কমানোর লক্ষ্যে নানা উদ্যোগ Maldives: Eco-friendly product export destination for Bangladesh

Climate change: LED lights making dent in UK energy demand


Installing a single low-energy LED bulb may make a trivial contribution to cutting the carbon emissions that are overheating the planet.ut if millions choose LEDs, then with a twist of the collective wrist, their efforts will make a small but significant dent in the UK's energy demand.Studies show making products more efficient has – along with other factors – already been slightly more effective than renewable energy in cutting CO2 emissions.

The difference is that glamorous renewables grab the headlines.The "Cinderella" field of energy efficiency, however, is often ignored or derided.

Who says this?

The new analysis of government figures comes from the environmental analysis website Carbon Brief.Its author says EU product standards on light bulbs, fridges, vacuum cleaners and other appliances have played a substantial part in reducing energy demand.Provisional calculations show that electricity generation in the UK peaked around 2005. But generation per person is now back down to the level of the 1984 (around 5 megawatt hours per capita).

For More: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-46741346

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