Many thanks to Mindles Dreck for re-introducing (or introducing, in my case) us to Sophismata, replete with interesting stuff, including this insightful analysis of power efficiency and price efficiency. Yay! That’s a point that will become increasingly important as we weigh increasing our energy generation from renewable sources, and particularly in light of the energy … More Sophismata

Cafe Standards Are Biased

Virginia Postrel has, in her usual succinct and elegant way, pointed out the deficiencies in CAFE standards for promoting decreased energy use: I do think it’s ridiculous to bias federal policy in favor of SUVs and against station wagons and minivans. That’s what the Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) standards for fuel efficiency do. But, … More Cafe Standards Are BiasedMore Cafe Standards Are Biased