The Myth of the Efficient Car

For today’s Sunday homily, I direct you to Alec Dubro’s essay, “The Myth of the Efficient Car.”

Let’s get something straight about green industry: in its basic form it means we all have to buy new stuff … lots of it. As an industrial policy that will create jobs and increase spending, it’s pretty sound. As an environmental policy, it’s largely a fraud.

Read more at the Progressive.

5 Comments

  • kit
    February 8, 2009 - 7:41 pm | Permalink

    Well that was depressing. People aren't going to give up cars any time soon. So I suppose my moral superiority will have to keep me going.

  • kit
    February 9, 2009 - 2:41 am | Permalink

    Well that was depressing. People aren't going to give up cars any time soon. So I suppose my moral superiority will have to keep me going.

  • kit
    February 9, 2009 - 2:41 am | Permalink

    Well that was depressing. People aren't going to give up cars any time soon. So I suppose my moral superiority will have to keep me going.

  • Anonymous
    February 9, 2009 - 7:57 am | Permalink

    Amazing that we think an integral component in our solutions is subsidizing these same manufacturers.
    Jack

  • Anonymous
    February 9, 2009 - 2:57 pm | Permalink

    Amazing that we think an integral component in our solutions is subsidizing these same manufacturers.Jack

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