Read Technical Note 11.1, Lighting the Way to the Future, attached above. Answer the questions a to d.
What is your assessment of China’s approach to building efficiency, described in this week’s material? Is it a model that is workable for the U.S.? Is such an approach desirable for the U.S., in your opinion?
The setting of CAFÉ standards sets goals for auto manufacturers. Has this been a successful program, in your view? Explain your answer. Compare this approach to reducing fuel consumption to one in which a tax is added to gasoline purchased at the pump.