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By Robert Rapier on Apr 25, 2009 with no responses

Delusional Thinking

I read a story this morning on California’s new low-carbon fuel standard, and there were some bits in there that either amount to delusional thinking, or worse to purposely misleading people: California’s low-carbon fuel standard has oil companies anxious Here are the bits that raised my eyebrows: The petroleum industry and some economists say the new standard adopted by the state Air Resources Board on Thursday will cost motorists billions, because blending gasoline will become considerably more complicated. But state officials and environmentalists say the “low-carbon fuel standard” will actually save Californians money by reducing oil consumption and ushering in a competitive new era of biofuels and electric vehicles. A big problem, she [Dorothy Rothrock] said, is that the air… Continue»