Companies Are Clamoring For Electric Trucks, But Is Anyone Listening?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 13:15:31 +0000

electric trucksThere are two electric vehicle markets: one is for private passenger cars and the other is for electric trucks for commercial customers. Many Americans are cool to the idea of driving an electric car. They have questions, lots and lots of questions — Where will I charge? How long does the battery last? How far […]

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World Security: Protecting The Whole Amazon Rainforest At 17.5% Of The US Military Budget

Credit to Author: Benjamin Schulz| Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 17:26:57 +0000

This article was partly inspired by a recent podcast episode, The Simple Economics Of Saving The Amazon Rainforest, but it also contains wild assumptions. Please leave better data, calculations and thoughts in comments. It is estimated to cost $50 per hectare to effectively protect the rainforest, while delivering sustainable benefits and incentives to the inhabitants. At 7 […]

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Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, & Disney Lobby Against Biden Climate Initiative

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sat, 02 Oct 2021 03:45:30 +0000

Major corporations are working to defeat Biden’s climate agenda.

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Rivian Aims For $80 Billion Valuation In IPO

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 27 Aug 2021 18:18:08 +0000

At long last, Rivian is on the verge of going public. It hasn’t yet delivered a single customer car (or truck), but it is aiming to start its public market life with a whopping $80 billion valuation when it has an IPO (initial public offering) later this year. That might seem like a big IPO […]

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U.S. National Science Foundation Expands National AI Research Institute Partnerships to 40 States

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 03:37:55 +0000

Originally published on The U.S. National Science Foundation. WASHINGTON — Last week, the U.S. National Science Foundation announced the establishment of 11 new NSF National Artificial Intelligence Research Institutes, building on the first round of 7 institutes funded in 2020. The combined investment of $220 million expands the reach of these institutes to include a total […]

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Dispatch Electric Scooter Is A Last-Mile Logistics Leader

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 02:05:15 +0000

The nimble handling, small physical footprint, and low operating costs of electric scooters make them a natural choice for couriers and local delivery companies, but the rise of last-mile delivery services over the last year has led some people to look past bikes like Vespa and NIU, and look for something a bit more specialized. […]

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Big 3 Money Managers Indirectly Finance Oil Extraction From The Amazon

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 23:07:24 +0000

The world’s three largest money managers hold at least $46 billion in debt and equity in 24 oil companies operating in the Amazon, according to a new report from Amazon Watch. Those firms — BlackRock, Vanguard Group, and State Street — repackage these holdings into financial products in which their clients invest. This effectively enables […]

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