Jevons Paradox and the Curse of Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency is often touted as the easiest and least painful method for reducing CO2 emissions. The basic rationale is simple enough – if you switch to compact florescent bulbs or a fuel-efficient car, you can achieve the same amount of work for a fraction of the energy.

It’s difficult to question this logic. We . . . → Read More: Jevons Paradox and the Curse of Energy Efficiency