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Welcome To The Green New Deal, California

If California, our most populous state, were its own nation, it would rank as the world’s fifth largest economy and boast the highest average household income (outside a handful of “countries” like Monaco or Luxemburg). And yet, the governor is…

The Hank Hill Solution to Climate Change – The American Prospect

The climate has a refrigerant problem. These chemicals, used across industries and homes, are often super-powerful greenhouse gases—thousands or even tens of thousands of times stronger than carbon dioxide—that contribute significantly to climate change. And with temperatures rising across the…

Calif. To Ban Gas-Powered Vehicles Despite State’s Crumbling Power Grid

The state with the largest auto market in the U.S. is poised to ban the sale of new combustion engine vehicles by 2035, hastening the transition to electric vehicles in America and beyond. California regulators on the California Air Resources…

For Most Americans, The Idea Of Buying An Electric Car Is A Joke

Electric vehicle industry promoters are absolutely crowing about recent data showing record sales for non-hybrid electric vehicles. In the first half of 2022, these electric vehicles made up 5.46% of all new car sales, while sales of hybrids declined. For comparison, electric vehicles made…

Oops. Most Electric Vehicles Won’t Qualify For Taxpayer-Funded Subsidy

A tax credit of up to $7,500 could be used to defray the cost of an electric vehicle under the Inflation Reduction Act now moving toward final approval in Congress. But the auto industry is warning that the vast majority…

Sticker Shock: UK Govt. Scraps All Grants For Electric Vehicles

There is widespread shock and surprise in the car industry this morning as the Department for Transport said all grants for new electric vehicles (EVs) have been scrapped. The automotive industry and motoring groups criticized the decision, with the AA…

Harry Rakowski: To fight climate change, we need more long-term plans and fewer political games – The Hub

Global warming is both real and worrisome and needs dramatic action to prevent serious harm to our quality of life. Progressive increases in average temperatures are being linked to the ongoing risks of melting polar ice caps, coastal flooding, drought…

Scientists Spurred by Airline Delays Invent New Deicing Coatings to Last Longer and Cut Toxic Runoff

Airports delays are common, but especially during winter when jets need to be dowsed with thousands of gallons of deicing fluids to prevent ice formation and maintain the plane’s aerodynamics to avoid fatal accidents like the tragic Air Florida flight that fell into the Potomac River in Washington, DC directly after lift-off in a 1982 […]

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Modern EVs Share The Same Shortcomings As Their Dowdy Forebears

It seems that no one can ever do quite enough to satisfy the demands of professional complainers.  Not even Elon Musk, the world-famous promoter of electric vehicles. He was met rudely by protesters at the grand opening of his Tesla assembly…

Dems Cheer Biden’s Mileage Standards That Will Make Cars Far More Costly

Democratic lawmakers applauded the Biden administration’s recent fuel economy standards which are projected to cost consumers thousands of dollars. The Department of Transportation (DOT) unveiled the new Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards on Friday, requiring an industry-wide fleet average of…

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