Thursday, May 31, 2007

Gas prices and energy

It seems, at least for now, the feeling is that gas prices have peaked until July and August which is when there is most demand for gas.

There are the usual cries from Democrats to investigate the oil companies to see if there is price gouging. There will be the usual investigation with the usual result. The odd thing about this is do we really want gas to be cheap. Isn't the idea to reduce our consumption of gas to help in global warming. So in fact, high gas prices should be a good thing if it makes Americans re-think their driving habits. Makes them consider taking public transportation or deciding to buy a hybrid or a more fuel efficient car.

So the question is what to do to make Americans buy more fuel efficient cars.

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