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Higher energy costs and the diffusion of better technology will lead to more frugal energy use, independently of supposed consumer resistance or lack of political will : e.g. lighting consumption will be slashed by LEDs, without any policy encouragements. So I'm pretty aggressive about reducing per-capita energy consumption.

For example : why assume that energy consumption on commercial properties would double?  Is the population expected to double? I would expect it to be flat, at maximum, with enormous potential to decrease.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Oct 16th, 2012 at 04:32:44 AM EST
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