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Will Electric Vehicle Push Make Any Difference In Lowering Emissions? Science Says Probably Not.

Let’s first look at indisputable facts. Carbon dioxide level as a portion of our atmosphere is now 425 parts per million (or 0.0425%), as measured at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, up from 317 PPM in 1960. (About 500 million years ago, CO2 reached 7,000 PPM.) To understand just how ...
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The Californization Of Colorado

Should Colorado take the plunge and embrace burdensome green mandates, state residents will soon discover just how damaging the California approach is. Like California, economic growth in Colorado will slow and families – particularly low-income families – will struggle with energy unaffordability. Making these costs even harder to justify, the ...
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Yet Again, Less Power To The People

Does anyone in the California Capitol subscribe to the Washington Post? Maybe someone on the governor’s staff, or an aide to an influential legislator? Because the Post published on March 7 an informative story that should be passed around to every lawmaker in Sacramento. Start with the headline (and a ...
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Sacramento Does an About Face on Electricity Bills Based on Income

At roughly the same time that steeper energy bills arrived this winter, Gov. Gavin Newsom declined an opportunity to support repeal of a hated law that directs utilities to charge customers based on truly Marxist principle – their income. Instead, his office said he’s looking “forward to seeing a” proposal ...
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The EV Buzz Is Muted

As fads go, electric vehicles are probably not best compared to pet rocks. EVs are more useful. Somewhat. But much like sales of pet rocks falling just a few months after booming during the 1975 Christmas season, it seems EVs have reached the peak of their popularity. More than a ...
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Could Milk and Juice Cartons Soon Be History in California? New Regulations Suggest Yes.

Boston was once known for its eagerness to ban books, movies, plays and songs that could be considered racy. But the city hasn’t had a censorship controversy in nearly 60 years. Meanwhile, California churns out bans (of a different kind) on an industrial scale. Items made of plastic, especially modern ...
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The Wreck of The Electric Vehicles

Newsom led the stampede to outlaw automobiles that burn gasoline and diesel when in 2020 he issued an executive order “requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035.” Other governors, all of them as blind as Newsom, followed, including Lamont, who copied the California plan. But ...
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Newsom’s Quixotic Quest

That characterization is apt. Other components of the crackdown include the governor and state attorney general Rob Bonta’s lawsuit against oil companies, a call for a windfall-profits tax at a time when profit margins in the energy sector are declining precipitously, ordinances that block the construction of new gas stations, ...
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The EV Short Circuit: What Is California Going To Do?

Here are a few examples: Akio Toyoda Says Slowing EV Demand Proves He Was Right All Along Honda says making cheap electric vehicles is too hard, ends deal with GM ​​Electric Vehicles No Longer the Focus at GM Ford Lost $62,016 For Every EV It Sold In 3Q: Electric vehicles ...
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Read about reversal of state green mandate

California Reverses Itself in its Latest ‘Turf War’

Nearly a decade (more than eight years) ago, the international media dedicated a lengthy ode to artificial turf. “The benefits of fake grass are hard to deny. Live grass guzzles some 2,200 liters per square meter annually, making the all-American lawn increasingly untenable in an era of skyrocketing water rates ...
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Read latest about push for electric vehicles

Will Electric Vehicle Push Make Any Difference In Lowering Emissions? Science Says Probably Not.

Let’s first look at indisputable facts. Carbon dioxide level as a portion of our atmosphere is now 425 parts per million (or 0.0425%), as measured at Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii, up from 317 PPM in 1960. (About 500 million years ago, CO2 reached 7,000 PPM.) To understand just how ...
Commentary

Read about latest government green mandates

The Californization Of Colorado

Should Colorado take the plunge and embrace burdensome green mandates, state residents will soon discover just how damaging the California approach is. Like California, economic growth in Colorado will slow and families – particularly low-income families – will struggle with energy unaffordability. Making these costs even harder to justify, the ...
Blog

Read the latest about green mandates

Yet Again, Less Power To The People

Does anyone in the California Capitol subscribe to the Washington Post? Maybe someone on the governor’s staff, or an aide to an influential legislator? Because the Post published on March 7 an informative story that should be passed around to every lawmaker in Sacramento. Start with the headline (and a ...
Blog

Learn about plan to raise your energy bills

Sacramento Does an About Face on Electricity Bills Based on Income

At roughly the same time that steeper energy bills arrived this winter, Gov. Gavin Newsom declined an opportunity to support repeal of a hated law that directs utilities to charge customers based on truly Marxist principle – their income. Instead, his office said he’s looking “forward to seeing a” proposal ...
Blog

The EV Buzz Is Muted

As fads go, electric vehicles are probably not best compared to pet rocks. EVs are more useful. Somewhat. But much like sales of pet rocks falling just a few months after booming during the 1975 Christmas season, it seems EVs have reached the peak of their popularity. More than a ...
Agriculture

Read about latest Sacramento green overreach

Could Milk and Juice Cartons Soon Be History in California? New Regulations Suggest Yes.

Boston was once known for its eagerness to ban books, movies, plays and songs that could be considered racy. But the city hasn’t had a censorship controversy in nearly 60 years. Meanwhile, California churns out bans (of a different kind) on an industrial scale. Items made of plastic, especially modern ...
Blog

Read latest on electric vehicles

The Wreck of The Electric Vehicles

Newsom led the stampede to outlaw automobiles that burn gasoline and diesel when in 2020 he issued an executive order “requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035.” Other governors, all of them as blind as Newsom, followed, including Lamont, who copied the California plan. But ...
Commentary

Read about latest government green mandates

Newsom’s Quixotic Quest

That characterization is apt. Other components of the crackdown include the governor and state attorney general Rob Bonta’s lawsuit against oil companies, a call for a windfall-profits tax at a time when profit margins in the energy sector are declining precipitously, ordinances that block the construction of new gas stations, ...
Blog

The EV Short Circuit: What Is California Going To Do?

Here are a few examples: Akio Toyoda Says Slowing EV Demand Proves He Was Right All Along Honda says making cheap electric vehicles is too hard, ends deal with GM ​​Electric Vehicles No Longer the Focus at GM Ford Lost $62,016 For Every EV It Sold In 3Q: Electric vehicles ...
Blog

Read about reversal of state green mandate

California Reverses Itself in its Latest ‘Turf War’

Nearly a decade (more than eight years) ago, the international media dedicated a lengthy ode to artificial turf. “The benefits of fake grass are hard to deny. Live grass guzzles some 2,200 liters per square meter annually, making the all-American lawn increasingly untenable in an era of skyrocketing water rates ...
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