Category Archives: Electric Cars

Electric Car Energy and Carbon Tax Charges, Compared to Gas Vehicles

Electric Car Energy and Carbon Tax Charges, Compared to Gas Vehicles The typical energy to miles ratio for electric cars is that 0.3 kWh (kiloWatt-hours) of electricity takes an electric vehicle one mile.  The inverse of this is that one … Continue reading

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Trump’s Decrease in Fuel Economy Standards

Trump’s Decrease in Fuel Economy Standards No, I did not read the 515 page plan for the new CAFE standards from 2021 to 2026, now called SAFE (The Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient Rule for Model Years 2021-2026).  I just read the … Continue reading

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Climate Science Opposition has Gone PR

Climate Science Opposition has Gone PR The Republican Oilgarch enrichers have gone PR using Basic American Values.  Instead of defeating decades of highly technical science observations and climate models with a snowball from Hell, they have hired PR professionals.  Of … Continue reading

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The California Coast is Well Represented in the House Climate Crisis Committee

The California Coast is Well Represented in the House Climate Crisis Committee The House has announced the House Select Committee on the Climate Crises.  We applaud the name of “Climate Crises” in this age of Trump.  Of the majority seven … Continue reading

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Playing GM Executive on the Model Cuts

Playing GM Executive on the Model Cuts We examine why GM cut off the Chevy Cruze and the Chevy Volt production.  The previous article shows how Trump’s destruction of clean energy policies led to this. In Quarter 3, 2018, GM … Continue reading

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Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures

Trump’s Policies Led to the GM Plant Closures Two of the cars discontinued in the GM plant closures are the fuel economy cars the compact and high mileage Chevy Cruze, and the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt.  GM said that they … Continue reading

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General Motors and the Environment

General Motors and the Environment Clearly, we are all distressed when 14,000 workers are let off, and their factories closed.  General Motors in fact said that consumers are desiring to drive SUVs and Trucks more, so they are fulfilling consumer … Continue reading

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It’s Not Only What Climate Change Will Do to Our City, It’s to Our Whole Network

It’s Not Only What Climate Change Will Do To Our City, It’s What It Will Do To Our Whole Network We live in a complex interdependent world, where most of the connections are invisible to us.  Our city does not … Continue reading

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America’s Pledge Report Launch by Gov. Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg

America’s Pledge Report Launch by Gov. Jerry Brown and Michael Bloomberg A Half Hour YouTube Video. Searching on YouTube only turns up the 12 minute video before the questions. The America’s Pledge Report link is: https://www.bbhub.io/dotorg/sites/28/2018/09/Fulfilling-Americas-Pledge_Executive-Summary_2018.pdf Michael Bloomberg, UN Ambassador … Continue reading

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Our Hybrid and Elecric Car Future?

Our Hybrid and Electric Car Future? Climate Activists want us to phase out new diesel and gas automotive vehicles by 2035. How easy or likely is that? Governor Brown has a goal of 5 million plug-in electrics by 2030.  There … Continue reading

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