Posts Tagged ‘electric’

Nature’s Own Fuel Could Save Us From the Greenhouse Effect and Electric Grid Failure

Hemp fuel and other biofuels could reduce carbon emissions while saving the electric grid, but they’re often overlooked for more expensive, high-tech climate solutions. On July 14, the European Union unveiled sweeping climate change and emissions targets that would, according to Gulf News, mean “the end of the internal combustion engine”: The commission’s draft would reduce […]

Electric car cemetery in France

Electric car cemetery in France. Turns out no one wants to buy an electric car once the battery is shot. So tell me, how is this “environmentally friendly”? 00

How Rural Electric Cooperatives Can Support A Green New Deal

Above photo: RECC.coop. Today, as President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure bill is debated in Congress, it’s worth recalling that this isn’t the first time the US has faced an infrastructure deficit. “By the 1930s nearly 90 percent of US urban dwellers had electricity, but 90 percent of rural homes were without power. Investor-owned utilities […]

Tell Congress to pass a bold plan within the infrastructure bill that supports electric vehicles

While transportation continues to be a top contributor to climate change, we need Congress to pass an infrastructure bill that requires automakers to manufacture electric cars, trucks and buses. The United States needs pollution-free vehicles to protect public health, while combating climate change. In President Biden’s current infrastructure plan, $174 billion is allocated to electrify […]

Down on the organic farm with Instagram and electric flowers

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Clean Commute for Kids Act invests $25 billion for electric school buses

Image Credit: John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The Clean Commute for Kids Act was introduced in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives yesterday in a push to protect children’s health and lower fossil fuel emissions. Under the bill, country-wide school buses would transition to all-electric fleets by 2030. Sponsored by Sen. Alex Padilla of California, Sen. […]

Scotty Kilmer on why Plug-in Electric Vehicles are a bad idea

Youtube superstar mechanic Scotty Kilmer published a video on 2nd March 2021, discussing some little-known limitations of the much hyped Plug-in Electric Vehicles. This was followed by two more videos (1 & 2) in which he elaborated his position. The Powers That Be want to move past gasoline engines, just because they have some issues […]

Cobalt prices soar as China stockpiles metal used in phones, electric cars

One country that should be benefiting from the price rise is the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which produces about two-thirds of the world’s cobalt, but supply shortages caused by logistical issues and fears of political instability in the Central African nation have hurt the industry. There are also concerns about the ethical sourcing of […]

New Deal Electric Cooperatives Struggle To Democratize

Above photo: President Roosevelt delivers a speech at the dedication of the U.S. Rural Electrification Project. Getty Images. And Make a Green Transition. FDR program to electrify rural America is now beset by expensive coal plants and often-hidebound governing boards, as members clamor for transparency and renewables. What began three years ago as a campaign […]

$17,000 for the month’s electricity in Texas!!! Wall Street’s Obscene Profiting Off of $17,000 Electric Bills!!!

5h  · Stay-Behind Enrons in TexasFeb. 22 (EIRNS)—In emergency meetings on Feb. 21 of Texas legislators and state officials, the environmentalist Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner—who is also a funded possession of Sir Michael Bloomberg and his “Beyond Coal”—made a widely publicized and idiotic suggestion that the state pay the multithousand-dollar February electric bills issued by the distribution […]

Texas’s Independent Electric Grid Leaves Millions Without Power

Above photo: The Texas Capitol is surrounded by snow on February 15, 2021, in Austin, Texas. Winter storm Uri has brought historic cold weather to Texas, causing traffic delays and power outages. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images. Hey all! Sharing a resource guide and working doc of #mutualaid in Texas. Please share and support however you can!… […]

General Electric Design Preceded Fukushima Horror; Pacific Now A DEAD Zone! No End in Sight!

 The reactor design plans provided by General Electric specified placing the generators and batteries in that location, but mid-level engineers working on the construction of the plant were concerned that this made the backup power systems vulnerable to flooding. TEPCO elected to strictly follow General Electric’s design in the construction of the reactors.[22] [embedded content] […]

Giving Life the Electric Chair — The Plain Physics & Biophysics of Phone & WiFi Radiation

 Giving Life the Electric Chair — The Plain Physics & Biophysics of Phone & WiFi Radiation Activist Post / Activist Post By Peter Tocci In plain language, technical aspects of a terminal threat to life are discussed, whereby “responsible,” “safer”, and “safe” technology become oxymorons. Even cursory technical understanding could help people see more […]

Cat rescued from inside electric cable casing by Turkish firefighters

A cat trapped inside the casing of an electrical cable has been rescued by Turkish firefighters. First responders in the Aegean province of Izmir arrived at the scene Wednesday following reports of “noises” coming from underground. The firefighters first determined the location of the feline with thermal cameras and pried open a hole from which […]

Israeli VC fund Maniv Mobility invests in Abu Dhabi electric scooter startup

Maniv Mobility LP, an Israel-based venture capital fund that focuses on smart mobility technologies, said Wednesday that it led a $3.8 million seed round investment in Fenix, an Abu Dhabi-based startup that plans to launch an electric scooter service in the Middle East. The investment is the first by an Israeli venture fund in a […]

Man One Ups Tesla By Inventing An Electric System That Charges Itself

The Facts: Sangulani (Maxwell) Chikumbutso has invented an electric system that runs off a battery. The unique thing is the battery charges itself with electromagnetic radiation that’s present naturally in the environment. It can run forever. Reflect On: Why do these technologies never see the light of day? Why are they usually ridiculed and brushed […]

Mean and Unclean: Electric Cars Powered by Child Labor in Africa

The Millennial Kiwi junkscience.com19 October 2020Steve Milloy The makers of wind turbines, solar panels, electric vehicles and other supposedly environment-friendly technologies — as well as the green activists, politicians and bureaucrats who promote and support them with our tax dollars — continually claim that these technologies are ‘green,’ ‘clean’ and ’just.’ Is that true? In […]

Could new electric ‘air taxi’ be the future of travel?

German company Volocopter unveiled its newest prototype — the electric “air taxi” — at an airport near Paris. Pegged as a transport method of the future, its designers say the Volocopter, a driverless, flying taxi, will revolutionise how we travel in cities. The aircraft, known as an eVTOL (Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing), was designed […]

5G Will Raise Your Electric Bill, Causes Cancer and Will Kill Our Food Supply By Killing Bees

TOPICS:5GBN FrankEnergy SEPTEMBER 12, 2020 By B.N. Frank Reports and warnings about 5G being an “energy vampire” are NOT new. Regardless of how your feel about your “carbon footprint” or anybody else’s – this is still considered to be one of many disadvantages identified with this controversial technology (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9). From Environmental Health Trust: Streaming Video Wirelessly is An […]

Yiddish psychedelic rock band Forshpil brings electric guitar to the shtetl

WEIMAR, Germany (JTA) — What if the Yiddish-speaking poets and songwriters had electric guitars and amps in the shtetl? That’s the question Sasha Lurje and her Forshpil bandmates asked themselves a decade ago in Latvia when they began their shift from traditional klezmer music to psychedelic rock. “When people see a Jewish or Yiddish band, […]

Exorbitant Costs with Electric Vehicles Include Upgrading Homeowners’ Electricity for 12 Hour Charging

By B.N. Frank Electric Vehicles (EV) are being promoted as cool and socially responsible despite the fact that some models have already caught fire and required environmentally UNfriendly methods for dealing with that. Another issue with them – the very high cost associated with safely owning and operating them. From Transportxtra: Mass EV charging: is […]

German aerospace expert says that electric planes may be in our very near future

(Natural News) Tesla e-cars are prowling the U.S. highways, while the roads of Chinese cities are filling up with electric buses. Soon it will be the turn of the electric plane to take to the skies. In a Deutsche Welle article, a German aerospace expert believes we will see e-planes offering short-range regional flights within […]

Why do Tesla electric cars keep bursting into flames and colliding with other vehicles?

(Natural News) Are they the present embodiment of the “vehicle of the future,” or are they flawed death traps that could kill you or others at any moment as they traverse roads and highways? Many people are asking themselves this disturbing and dichotomous question after three Tesla cars reportedly crashed or exploded […]

This Man One Ups Tesla By Inventing An Electric Car That Never Needs Charging

The concept of the electric car has been around for a very long time, and as with any other world revolutionizing technology, it’s taken a while to actually bring them out and have them on the market. It would be great to just throw out all of the red tape that delays the process, but […]

Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry

Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry April 24th, 2018 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Where’s the electricity coming from to charge up those buses? A lot of it is still coming from coal, but China’s coal use has […]

UK Is Testing Roads That Charge Electric Cars As They Drive

Imagine never having to pull over to fuel your car. This is exactly what Highways England is planning to implement for drivers of electric vehicles. Automobiles would be fitted with wireless technology and then driven on roads with special electromagnetic field generating equipment buried underneath. Trials will run for 18 months before a decision is made […]

Sex offender awarded new trial after Texas judge used electric shocks to punish him

     State District Judge George Gallagher of Tarrant County told a bailiff on three occasions to punish an uncooperative defendant with electric shocks, and now the sex offender’s conviction has been overturned and a new trial ordered. Stun belts can be strapped around the legs of some defendants and used to deliver thousands of volts […]

How General Electric Gambled on Fossil Fuel Power, and Lost

How General Electric Gambled on Fossil Fuel Power, and Lost February 22nd, 2018 Disclosure: I sell solar power systems in New Zealand. — Via: Reuters: Rather than rising, GE Power’s profit fell 45 percent last year, forcing GE to slash its overall profit outlook […]

How Long Until We Live in an Electric Car World?

The auto industry is changing. It may not be as exciting as the development of flying cars, submarine hybrids like in James Bond or fully driverless vehicles (though these could all become reality sooner than we think). The current change sweeping auto manufacturers, drivers and dealerships is the electric car […]

Nikola Motors Receives $2.3 Billion In Pre-Order Sales For New Electric Truck

To be unveiled on December 1st, this revolutionary truck has already received over $2.3 billion in pre-order sales. Earlier this year, Nikola Motors (which was named after physicist Nikola Tesla) unveiled its new electric truck. The ‘Nikola One’ is equipped with a 320 kWh battery pack that enables it to travel up to 1,200 miles […]

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