A critique of Saunders' 'Historical evidence for energy efficiency rebound in 30 U.S. sectors'

Technological Forecasting & Social Change 103: 203–213 (2016) (with Jonathan G. Koomey)

A 2011 report from the Breakthrough Institute criticized energy efficiency as an ineffective climate mitigation strategy because of the rebound effect. Here, we show that the main evidence behind this finding was the product of a significant analytical error. 

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