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Biden’s $2 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Is A Disaster For Unions

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. At what point do labor unions finally figure out that the Democrat Party is not their friend, that modern Democrats are anti-capitalist, anti-working class socialists of at least…

Is battery recycling environmentally friendly?

(Aalto University) In a new study, researchers at Aalto University have investigated the environmental effects of a hydrometallurgical recycling process for electric car batteries. Using simulation-based life-cycle analysis, they considered energy and water consumption, as well as process emissions. According to the results, the carbon footprint of the raw material obtained by the recycling process studied is 38% smaller than that of the virgin raw material.

Robert Haw speaks about global warming – Pasadena Weekly

By Christopher Nyerges JPL employee Robert Haw has given many lectures about global warming, usually a nearly two-hour no-nonsense presentation where hard data was presented. His audiences have included Eaton Canyon Nature Center and other venues before the COVID shutdowns….

The Greta Thunberg Diaries

After an intense bidding war, The Conservative Woman has acquired the publication rights to the Greta Thunberg Diaries. Ms. Thunberg says the proceeds will go to environmental charities. This excerpt is translated by John Ellwood. Monday  Raining. Never has it rained like this….

Big breakthrough for ‘massless’ energy storage

(Chalmers University of Technology) Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology have produced a structural battery that performs ten times better than all previous versions. It contains carbon fibre that serves simultaneously as an electrode, conductor, and load-bearing material. Their latest research breakthrough paves the way for essentially ‘massless’ energy storage in vehicles and other technology.

How is Joe Biden handling climate change? – Quartz

To turn the tide against climate change, on the day of his inauguration US president Joe Biden signed an executive order instituting a raft of policy changes and initiatives. One directed his team to reassess the social cost of carbon….

Electric Vehicle Subsidies And Other Green Fantasies

Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future. Everyone will want one because they’re emission-free, ecologically responsible, and more affordable every year. That’s why GM, Volvo, and other manufacturers will soon be making only EVs. Or so we’re told. Some people have…

Climate change and the future of the Granite State – eagletimes.com

By Jack Hurley New Hampshire is a wonderful place to live. For now, we are fortunate to have an abundant variety of mutually beneficial ecosystems, including forests, mountains, wetlands, lakes, rivers, and the ocean. Together they support essential plant and…

Natural Gas Battles Local Climate Efforts – NPR

Tyler Hollon, who works for a construction company in Utah, says eliminating natural gas from apartment buildings can reduce costs. Hollon’s company now shares its designs and budgets with other builders. “The reason we’re giving it away is to clean…

Solar awnings over parking lots help companies and customers

(Michigan Technological University) Michigan Tech engineers look into the untapped potential of parking lots in a study that investigates the energy-related benefits of developing charging stations powered with solar canopies built into the parking infrastructure of large-scale retailers like Walmart.