Energy conservationA few points, specifically about fuel economy standards:1. It is intensely misleading to say that standards "fail to deliver all or any of its promised reduction in total gallons consumed." We know that about 10 or 20% of the gains calculated by ignoring changes in vmt (vehicle miles of travel) will be lost because of increased driving. No way can "all" of the reductions be lost. And good analysts factor in the rebound effect in their "promises."2. The market works when consumers pay the full costs. We could have some pretty good arguments about whether the price consumers pay for gasoline really encompasses its full costs to the US. Would we be in Iraq if we weren'...

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