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Are Sydney’s “empty homes” the result of perverse tax incentives?

Are Sydney’s “empty homes” the result of perverse tax incentives?

It's not certain Sydney even has a serious "empty homes" problem much less one driven by tax incentives. There are simpler and more plausible explanations for unoccupied dwellings

Does car-sharing reduce emissions?

Does car-sharing reduce emissions?

The Washington Post and DC.StreetsblogĀ both report on a new study which estimates the potential savings in carbon emissions from car-sharing are relatively modest (see exhibit). The study was prepared by Rand Corporation for the US Department of Energy. Car-sharing differs from car rental in a number of respects. With sharing, rentals are short term, fees […]