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Green-Energy Transition Is A ‘Dangerous Delusion’: Report

An Aug. 30 report argues that the idea of totally transitioning from fossil fuels is a “dangerous delusion.” “The lessons of the recent decade make it clear that [solar, wind, and battery] SWB technologies cannot be surged in times of…

From Cold Weather To A Dearth Of Chargers, Electric Cars Fail Miserably

Here in the Upper Midwest, our interstates are fast and our winters are cold. Speeds north of 70 miles per hour combined with near-zero (F) temperatures wreak havoc on an electric vehicle’s range. While a typical internal combustion engine (ICE)…

Recycling

Government Initiatives Aim to Make Recycling Easier

A stunning 292.4 million tons of waste was generated in 2018, which breaks down to almost 5 pounds per person every day. Of that waste, 94 million tons were recycled or composted.  What happens to the rest?Over 146 million tons end up in landfills.About 35 million tons is burned to create a source of energy.The […]

Dems’ Climate Religion Needs A Rare Earth Mining Reality Check

Congressional Democrats and the White House seem to be planning to engage in a rare and fleeting moment of deferred gratification this week. John Wagner and Mariana Alfaro of the Washington Post report [bold, links added]: But what if Americans are…

New Evidence Shows Giant Meteorites Created the Seven Continents Upon Impact With Earth

New research suggests the seven continents were created by giant meteorite impacts—similar to the one that wiped out the dinosaurs. They happened more than three-and-a-half billion years ago, before life on Earth began— so the discovery sheds fresh light on evolution. Scientists analyzed a mineral called zircon, the microscopic grains of which act like a ‘geological […]

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Lithium Mining Setbacks In Chile Thwarting EV Battery Production

Hailed as the Saudi Arabia of lithium, this California-sized chunk of terrain accounts for some 55% of the world’s known deposits of the metal, a key component in electric-vehicle batteries. As the Chinese EV giant BYD Co. recently learned, tapping…

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…

Activists Are Holding Up The Most Crucial Part Of Biden’s Climate Scheme

Environmental activists are threatening to stop two mining projects that are critical to President Joe Biden’s climate agenda, according to The Associated Press. Environmental activist groups and native tribes are attempting to block the Thacker Pass and the Rhyolite Ridge…

Biden’s Electric Vehicle Obsession Is Costing Us Plenty

If you listen to the White House, you might think electric vehicles are the Veg-O-Matic of federal policy—the handy solution to every pesky problem. First, there’s climate change, of course. On the campaign trail, Joe Biden called global warming “an…

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