As the COP 19 Climate Change Conference takes place in Warsaw, in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the need for decisive climate policy is at an all-time high. Philips is calling for renewed optimism and action based on the potential for energy efficient technology, such as LED lighting. Their latest data highlights that 30% less energy will be used for lighting by 2020 compared to 2006 if governments, businesses and consumers switch to energy efficient LED lighting. These savings represent a 515 million ton reduction in CO2 emissions. Find out more about the environmental, societal and economic benefits of energy efficiency by checking out Philips’ brand new infographic after the break!

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