Posts Tagged "immigration manufacturing “carbon emissions”"

Bad math from the critics of CAFE reform

Critics are using some howlingly bad math to poke holes in Bush's proposed reforms to the CAFE standards. The CAFE standards have been enormously effective in raising fuel efficiency by requiring automakers to meet certain averages across their entire fleets. Bush has proposed dropping the fleet-wide standards, and instead requiring automakers to raise efficiency for each vehicle type within its… read more →

Immigration and climate change: shifting emissions

Several press outlets are calling the recent immigration rallies the new wave of 1960's era civil rights protests. But most commentators have missed the environmental angle -- the connection between trade policy, immigration policy and climate change. How we define our borders ulitimately dictates where we produce goods, who regulates that production and how far we have to ship them.… read more →