Cost of Build Back Better Proposal: Close To $0, Cost of Catastrophic Climate Change: $551 Trillion

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 15:05:58 +0000

Right now, as I’ve highlighted briefly before, there’s a hot negotiation underway between almost every other Democrat in the House & Senate and two Democratic Senators — Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin. Republican Party politicians are non-existent in the negotiations*, and since the US Senate is split 50–50, with Vice President Kamala Harris as the […]

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Huge EV Tax Credits, Solar Power Subsidies, & Billions For EV Charging May Be Dead — Because Of Kyrsten Sinema

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 03:57:35 +0000

Within the electric vehicle world in recent months, there’s been all kinds of debate and handwringing about how the big EV tax credits or rebates that are included in expected Democratic legislation in Congress should be structured — how much should union-built EVs versus American-built EVs versus just simply built EVs get in subsidies? There’s […]

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Carbon Capture’s Other Dirty Secret: Nowhere To Put It (Part 2 of 2)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 20:35:22 +0000

Failure to address CCS problems of magnitude, physics of underground storage, and resultant costs is a policy failure of staggering proportions.

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Carbon Capture’s Other Dirty Secret: Nowhere To Put It (Part 1 of 2)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 20:05:19 +0000

The combination of failures to address the CO2 sequestration problems of magnitude of emissions, the physics of underground storage at scale, and the resultant costs is truly a policy failure of staggering proportions. It is willful blindness.

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Details of the House’s US EV Incentives Proposal

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 03:00:16 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Jonna Hamilton, Director of Policy, the Clean Transportation Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) We have been waiting with bated breath for the new version of the electric vehicle (EV) tax credit from Congress. Today, the House Ways and Means Committee, the House committee […]

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New House-Proposed EV Incentives Benefit Lobbyists, Not The American Taxpayer

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 13:13:52 +0000

Elon Musk shared a piece on Sunday published on Bloomberg along with his thoughts on who exactly wrote it — Ford and UAW lobbyists. He also pointed out that Ford’s EVs are not even made in America. How does this serve the American taxpayer? It doesn’t. The article, which touched upon Ford’s success with its […]

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700+ Solar Companies Ask For Stronger Solar Legislation From Congress

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 18:23:08 +0000

Solar power keeps getting cheaper and keeps growing year after year, now accounting for nearly half of new power capacity in the United States. But coal and fossil methane (also deceivingly called “natural gas”) power plants need to be retired more quickly than they have been. We need to cut emissions more quickly than we […]

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The New Union-Focused EV Tax Credit Bonus & American-Made Tax Credit Cut Proposed In The House Is Stupid

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2021 03:59:48 +0000

First, a word on how legislation is made in the USA, in the simplest effective way I can formulate it right now: If a bill is going to be passed into law, most members of the House of Representatives, most members of the Senate, and the President of the United States need to all agree […]

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2040 USA Charging Market Value Will Be Between $65 Billion & $145 Billion

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2021 03:20:43 +0000

It is unbelievable the number of times I have read the following in comments or on social media: The carmakers or government should build the necessary charging infrastructure. Without it, there will never be a transition to electric driving. The second part is very true. The first part is BS. The charging infrastructure can be […]

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Why Is There So Much Tribalism In Alternative Fuels? There Are 39 Trillion Reasons (Part 1 Of 2)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 06 Sep 2021 17:19:13 +0000

That’s the reason why there’s all this tribalism in alternative fuels. There’s $39 trillion in future profits in the industry up for grabs.

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