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Did Douglas Adams Explain The Roots Of Climate Change Denial & Cleantech Backlash?

I’ve come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies: 1. Anything that is in the world when you’re born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. 2. Anything that’s invented between when you’re fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. 3. Anything invented after you’re thirty-five is against the natural order of things. —Douglas Adams

The huge carbon footprint of cement (and what we can do about it)

When you manufacture cement, you heat up limestone and other clay-like materials to an astounding 2,552 degrees Fahrenheit (1,400 Celsius). Creating temperatures that high requires an awful lot of energy and (usually) a large amount of fossil fuels. Not only…

Nissan Altima & Maxima vs. Tesla Model 3 — Cost Comparisons Over 5 Years

To satisfy my own curiosity (and, apparently, that of millions of other people), I’ve been running 5-year cost comparisons of the Tesla Model 3 and other top selling cars on the US market. This round of comparisons pits the Tesla Model 3 versus the Nissan Altima and Nissan Maxima

Tesla’s Autopilot Snaps A Selfie As It Dances Away From Incoming Car

Tesla’s Autopilot is an impressive driver assistance system, but the most important part of the system is its Active Safety capabilities. Its skills were put to the test in Toronto this week when a driver attempted to merge into the side of a Tesla. The 2017 Tesla Model S 100D responded as if it were [&hellip

Terrorizing Children With Scary Climate Stories A Loathsome Deceit

Nancy Pelosi shamelessly accuses President Trump of “scaring the children” with talk of deporting illegal migrants who have committed crimes, received due process, and evaded deportation orders. Pelosi is infamous for using children as pawns in her gutter politics. Her…