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How Bad Ideas Keep Rebounding Into Public Discourse: The Rebound Effect and Its Refutation

May 16th, 2011 | by Guest Contributor

I covered the rebound effect here on CleanTechnica a couple months ago. The common argument of rebound effect enthusiasts is that energy efficiency actually increases energy use. Sound hard to believe? Yeah, that's because it's not true. Anyway, NRDC's David Goldstein, Sierra Martinez, and Robin Roy delved into this topic in more depth recently and I'm reposting a great article by David Goldstein on their new report below



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