Did Cash for Clunkers Hurt the Environment?

Whoops—‘Cash for Clunkers’ Actually Hurt the Environment

Drudge linked to that piece as a study, but it’s actually quoting facts from this article at E Magazine. So we’ve got some facts, but calling it a study is a stretch.

That said, the article raises some of the same questions that people wondered about at the time. Isn’t destroying a functional car bad for the environment? And won’t this reduce the supply of used cars and hurt poor people?

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