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Automobile technology has improved dramatically over the past three decades. Given the relative cheapness of gasoline, as well as the increases in household income and total compensation over the same time period, rather than use these technological advances to produce (and consume) cars that get better gas mileage, “we” have used it to build larger, […]

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Begin with the current inventory of carbon dioxide emissions – CO2 being the principal greenhouse gas generated almost entirely by energy use. According to the Department of Energy’s most recent data on greenhouse gas emissions, in 2006 the U.S. emitted 5.8 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide, or just under 20 tons per capita. An […]

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