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July 2012

Blog | July 20, 2012

Overriding Common Sense: An Attack on Energy Efficiency Standards

A new report published last week by the anti-regulatory Mercatus Center (an advocacy outfit associated with the Koch brothers) took aim at appliance and vehicle efficiency standards. In the report, the authors argue that standards reduce consumer choice and are not justified because the environmental benefits are small and consumer benefits are non-existent.

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Press Release | July 11, 2012

ACEEE: United Kingdom Tops in Energy Efficiency, U.S. Lags in 9th Place

First International Energy Efficiency Scorecard of 12 Major Economies Also Finds Germany, Italy, and Japan Ranking Highly; U.S. Behind Most Countries, Including China, France, and Australia.

Listen to a streaming recording of the press conference

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