This is what the other side of the climate change debate is doing right now. Yes, they are giving away books written by official sounding organzitions that are really just fronts for the industries that profit from the continued emission of carbon dioxide primarily due to burning fossil fuels.
I am actually surprised it was not a picture book.
On to the links…
Cigarette Butts: How the No 1 Most Littered Objects are Choking our Coasts—My dad used to say that if people were going to smoke they should smoke unfiltered cigarettes. That way we did not have to put up with the remainder of their nasty habit.
Renewables To Equal 22% Of U.S. Electricity Generation In 2022 — U.S. EIA Forecast—Number pretty much speak for themselves.
How the Western Drought is Pushing the Power Grid to the Brink—The drought in the western U.S. is bad. Now it is getting so bad we are forced to face assumptions about things that do not seem related to water.
Texas Cattle Industry Faces Existential Crisis from Historic Drought—Maybe we should stop trying to raise cattle on drought prone scrub land.
22% Of New Car Sales Now Electric In The Netherlands!—Every month seems to bring a new record for countries in terms of EVs as a portion of total sales.
U.S. Grant Awards $1.66 Billion for Low-Emissions Buses—Given how much we spend on so many other things—cough, cough, defense—it seems like such small potatoes. However, it will make a big difference and jump start the market in the U.S.
The IRA Gives USPS Billions to Buy Electric Vehicles—Seems like a no-brainer use case for EVs.
Massachusetts Passes Historic Bill To Advance Clean Energy, Transportation—The federal government has finally passed legislation that will make a meaningful difference in cutting emissions. Now states can go even further.
Fight Climate Change. End Fossilflation. Here’s How.—The dramatic swings in oil prices are not good for the economy.
Wind Blows Away Australian Records—It’s amazing. Get a government in place that does not actively stand in the way of renewables and the market takes off.
Foxconn To Build Electric Tractors At Former Lordstown Motors Factory—It seems like just about everybody has been looking to build something in Lordstown, Ohio. I have my doubts about Foxconn doing anything after watching their deal in Wisconsin crash and burn.
Bio-Recycling gets Fashionable with Enzymes that Will Eat Your Shoes—Somewhere Michael Crichton had a manuscript about an enzyme that could eat your shoe escaping a lab.
Life Hacks From India on How to Stay Cool (Without an Air Conditioner)—This is pretty much our future now.
Why Do So Many Recipes Call for So Little Garlic?—The answer to how much garlic is almost always…more!