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Yes, the rebound effect is real. But it's also small. And what's there is actually positive! Why shouldn't people who can now afford to, due to more efficient energy technologies, be able to improve theirs lives?
Every few years, a new report emerges that tries to resurrect an old hypothesis: that energy efficiency policy somehow results in consumers using more energy instead of less.