Any economic historians in the audience who can spot check this energy development claim?

I want to believe that the level of discourse on matters of importance in our nation’s capital is higher than that exhibited in the National Journal’s energy blog collection of opinions on the case for the Production Tax Credit. I want to, but evidence pulls me toward oblivion. … More Any economic historians in the audience who can spot check this energy development claim?

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The rebound effect: the ACEEE strikes back

Michael Giberson The significance of the “rebound effect”  remains a matter of some debate. (The rebound effect is the frequently observed tendency for energy efficiency improvements to increase consumer use of the now more efficient good or service). Recently the Institute for Energy Research published Robert Michaels’s survey of rebound effects. In the study, Michaels concluded: Properly … More The rebound effect: the ACEEE strikes back