"There are grave concerns about the serious harm that the proposed leases could have on the commercial and residential fishing industry, the maritime economy, the human environment, and Texas’ economic prosperity."
Evidence exists that the scarier the label, the more effective it is in changing behavior. So maybe any cobalt warning labels on EVs should include photos of mutilated Congolese children.
“[I]f Africa is not at the table [at COP 27], it will be on the menu.” – NJ Ayuk
While both China and India, the world’s leading consumers of coal, continue to build new coal-fired power plants, European nations who just yesterday were bragging about phasing out the “dirty” fuel are scrambling to reopen shuttered coal mines before the coming winter.
One can readily envision that this fight will go on for years.
There is nothing voluntary about Biden's transportation policy.
Europeans are at the end of their energy rope with Calfornia not far behind.
Half a century ago, Marshall McLuhan reiterated this principle with the immortal words, “The medium is the message."
Meanwhile, French president Emmanuel Macron (a true son of Marie Antoinette) announces the end of abundance.
The radical Net Zero plan is not that green and does not generate and transmit reliable, affordable energy.
Global climate spending dwarfs Western investment in countering disease, malnutrition, and trade liberalization combined.
Despite all the talk of “sustainability” and “fighting climate change,” the EV revolution is not sustainable.
Electric grid operators are warning of electricity shortages at a time when the government wants to vastly increase the number of electric vehicles to numbers that would break the electric grid.
Free markets work for all. Africa needs them.
Maybe presidents should take the Hippocratic Oath.