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Biden & the Media Are Electric-Vehicle Grifters: If the president succeeds, global emissions will be 0.18% lower By Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. Excerpt: Subsidizing somebody to use an electric car is a subsidy to consume energy, period—to drive more, to live in a bigger house, to crank the air conditioning higher. The electricity to charge the car has to come from somewhere. The minerals for the battery don’t spring from the ground. […]

Watch: Morano on Rebel TV: Net Zero/Great Reset agenda seeks ‘to intentionally collapse our energy system…a war on car ownership…collapsing our current agriculture & food systems’ & force us to ‘eat synthetic, fake meat’ By Rebel News On last night’s episode of The Ezra Levant Show, ClimateDepot founder Marc Morano joined the show to discuss how global elites are intentionally destroying crucial sectors of economies to set the conditions for a societal shift towards a “green transition.” As stated by Mr. Morano, “They’re trying to collapse our current agriculture and food system, and […]

Ford Is Losing Roughly $60,000 For Every Electric Vehicle Sold By JOHN HUGH DEMASTRI Ford lost tens of thousands of dollars per electric vehicle sold in the first quarter of 2023, as the division remained on track for roughly $3 billion in yearly losses, according to the company’s Tuesday evening earnings report. Ford’s electric vehicle division — which was separated from its traditional gas and professional-grade […]

Analysis: ‘If fossil fuels are destructive, renewable alternatives are maybe even more so’

Terence Corcoran: A not-so-green reality behind green transition  Financial Post, 3 May 2023 If fossil fuels are destructive, renewable alternatives are maybe even more so In the rollicking world of net-zero policy-making and initiatives, Canada aims to be a global leader. The country’s bankers, mining executives, auto companies, electricity producers and political leaders have merged into a […]

Bloomberg News: ‘Electric vehicle boom may force China to burn more dirty coal’

5) Electric vehicle boom may force China to burn more coal Bloomberg, 20 April 2023 Expanding coal-fired power is China’s “only real option in the short term” to meet rising electricity demand, including from new energy vehicles, according to ANZ Group. “Power shortages are likely to reemerge as the acceleration in the energy transition continues […]

The inhumanity of the green agenda: The ‘sustainability’ regime is impoverishing the world – ‘Live in ever smaller dwelling units, less mobility, & to endure more costly’ energy By JOEL KOTKIN ‘Man is the measure of all things’, Greek philosopher Protagoras wrote over 2,500 years ago. Unfortunately, our elites today tend not to see it that way. In recent years, the overused word ‘sustainability’ has fostered a narrative in which human needs and aspirations have taken a back seat to the green […]

MIT analysis: EV batteries production ‘more material-intensive than producing traditional combustion engines’ – ‘For every tonne of mined lithium, 15 tonnes of CO2 are emitted into the air’

Also see: Ask MIT Climate: “Are electric vehicles definitely better for the climate than gas-powered cars?”  – Yes: although electric cars’ batteries make them more carbon-intensive to manufacture than gas cars, they more than make up for it by driving much cleaner under nearly any conditions. Although many fully electric vehicles (EVs) carry “zero emissions” […]

Analysis: How Democrats’ Push For Electric Cars Endangers National Security – China ‘could very well be the sole manufacturer of the EVs’ BY: PAUL GILBERT Ford Motor Company recently announced it’s set to lose more than $6 billion on its latest electric vehicle plants while it gets them running, with the company CEO saying “we cannot continue to import batteries and rare earth from overseas.” “We can build all the plants, but what’s the good if we’re importing […]

Energy analyst Mark P. Mills exposes folly of EVs being ‘Net-Zero’: ‘You have to dig up about 500,000 pounds of materials to make a single 1000-pound battery’

Mills Full text: “There’s no such thing, of course, as a zero-emissions vehicle. The real question is, where are the emissions associated with the electric car? B Because what you do with an electric vehicle is you don’t eliminate emissions; you export them somewhere else. You have to dig up about 500,000 pounds of materials […]