Why did we kill the electric car and pursue unrealistic goals?
I did see the documentary regarding the issue in California about the electric car, but i found it appalling that car companies destroyed the idea even consumers wanted it. Electric cars can be completely clean if elctricity is obtained from a clean source. Furthermore its is cleaner than normal fuel because more efficient technology is available in power plants than the fuel exhaust in a car. The limitations of distance can be resolved if there is fueling stations available.
Here is some realizations of the other alternative fuel solutions:
All this talk about magical hydrogen fuel is ridiculous. It cannot possibly support our entire infrastructure, considering it needs to go through thermodynamic reactions (produce little input) and also extremely volatile (if we use it as equivalent of electricity). The billions of dollars spend on this is a ruse. BTW it can work if we have an "infinite" energy source (nuclear fusion)
The ethanol bill is going to backfire on the US significantly (or does govt want this?), yet they continue to pursue it. American grown crops to ethanol requires more energy to grow than it can produce (only efficient in climate similar to Brazil where sugar can eis grown naturally). On this concept alone we shouldn't do it. Also to increase the production by three times means less arable land will be availiable (law of diminishing returns). Also to push demand for corn, will lead to all corn products to cost more, hurting consumers. What will happen?, Americans will be pissed due to increase costs and a conservative and anti-envi movement will probably occur. Furthermore oil companies will benefit because consumers will still consume oil-related products for the time being.
We should start making policies bsed on the long run. Electricity is the fastest medium of energy and it is already moderately accessible in many places so infrastructure cost will be less. All the basic technology is available right now. We should push for it, and eliminate the "oil crutch"
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face"
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
The lawsuit claims the administration violated the First Amendment when it revoked the press credentials of reporter Jim Acosta.
- CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credentials were revoked following a heated exchange with President Donald Trump on November 8.
- The network filed a lawsuit against the administration on Tuesday, claiming the administration has violated multiple amendments.
- The White House may only revoke the press credentials of journalists for "compelling reasons," not for reasons involving content.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, we burn 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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