They will mandate use of energy saving bulbs such as compact fluorescents by 2009, making them the first country to do so, thus saving huge amounts of energy and cutting down on greenhouse gas emissions.
Australia recently made an 180 degree about face on global warming, going from denying it to being seriously proactive. May many other countries do the same.
In the US, Wal-Mart plans to sell 100 million CFLs a year, a move which could well revolutionize the lighting industry forever. Ding, dong, the incandescent bulb is dead.