That’s the kind of return on investment that Bernie Madoff was promising investors. Except that this is not a Ponzi scheme.
This is the potential savings over 10 years for the United States. And it could be realized from things like home weatherization and the installation of more energy-efficient heating and cooling equipment in homes and businesses
A new report prepared by the consulting firm McKinsey & Company released today in Washington, enumerates the potential benefits as well as the difficulties that may prevent us from reaching that target.
This makes a lot of political, strategic and economic sense. Unfortunately, Washington understands only one of those terms.