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EV’s Destined To Pay For Upgrading Electrical Grids

January 11, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California has always advertised itself as being the “leader”, but the UK has gone one-up on California with their creative EV charging regulations. Turns out that EV charging may be another source of revenue for the UK: UK regulations coming into force in June 2022, will restrict charging times, as new […]

Imagine Electric Vehicles In Bad Weather

January 6, 2022 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With more than forty percent of the EV’s in America being in California at the end of 2020, the EV popularity in California has gotten President Biden so excited to want the rest of the country to follow California’s lead that Biden issued a new executive order that pushes for half […]

Divesting In Crude Oil Guarantees Shortages And Inflation

December 7, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Two of the fossil fuels, coal, and natural gas, are used to generate continuous uninterruptible electricity, but not crude oil, the third fossil fuel, as it is primarily used to manufacture oil derivatives that thousands of products are based upon, and the fuels for various transportation infrastructures. Crude oil gets manufactured […]

Biden Lacks Understanding Of Oil’s Contributions To Civilization

December 1, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The same guy who just released a three day supply of crude oil for America from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve, also terminated the Keystone XL pipeline that would have provided our country with up to 900,000 barrels of crude oil per day from Canada. President Biden also continues to pursue […]

The GND Has No Plan To Replace Crude Oil Products

November 16, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Two of the fossil fuels, coal, and natural gas, are used to generate continuous uninterruptible electricity, but crude oil, the third fossil fuel, is seldom ever used for electricity, but primarily used to manufacture oil derivatives that thousands of products are based upon, and the fuels for the various transportation infrastructures. […]

CA Governor Newsom Supports Increasing Oil Imports From Foreign Countries

October 28, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ To gain more press time, California Governor Newsom just announced California moves to ban oil wells within 3,200 feet of homes and schools. Governor Newsom is proud of continuing the decline of in-state oil production that’s been going on for more than 30 years. While Newsom soaks up the glory of […]

Fossil Fuels Form The Basis Of Our Medical And Food Supply Chains

October 20, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Under Biden’s plan to rid America of fossil fuels, such a plan would eliminate the medical industry that is totally reliant on the products made from petroleum derivatives, and eliminate oil-based fertilizers to grow the crops that feed the 8 billion on planet earth. Surprisingly, Biden must be oblivious to the […]

Harm From War On Hydrocarbons Exceeds Harm From Climate Change

October 8, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ We are being told of the world’s forthcoming demise with continued use of fossil fuels, and the need to commit to a reduction in emissions to keeping temperature rise below 1.5C, but we have nothing to compare potential fatalities with or without fossil fuels. History tells us that four of the […]

EV Buyers Beware – Fires, Scarce Charging Times, And Parking Restrictions

October 1, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ In the wake of a series of severe EV battery fires, one of the largest vehicle manufacturers in the world, General Motors has just issued safety recommendations for Bolt EV’s: Not to park your Chevy Bolt within 50 feet of other vehicles in case it catches fire. Highly recommends that Bolt EV owners not […]

Eliminating Crude Oil Is Like Jumping Out Of A Plane Without A Chute

September 23, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The world, and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) are proposing banishment of fossil fuels and are focused on reducing emissions from fossil fuels at any costs, but a safety net of having a viable replacement should be in place before we jump off that cliff. Banning oil imports, fracking, […]

IPCC Proposed Banishment Of Fossil Fuels Would Place Most Of The World’s Population At Risk

August 20, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The AR6 Climate Change 2021Report just released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an intergovernmental body of the United Nations, has called out a “code red for humanity“ that “must sound a death knell for…fossil fuels, before they destroy our planet.” The report from the IPCC has failed to acknowledge […]

The Working Poor Need Workhorse Vehicles

August 13, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With more than forty percent of the EV’s in the entire country being in California at the end of 2020, the EV popularity in California has gotten President Biden so excited to want the rest of the country to follow California’s lead that Biden issued a new executive order that pushes […]

Comparing The World Before 1900 To Today

August 8, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ For thousands of years before 1900, the population of the world hovered around one billion on the entire planet. In the short 200 years since 1900 the world population has “exploded” to the current 8 billion now living on this planet. What caused that quick growth from 1 to 8 billion? […]

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District Favors Higher Energy Costs

July 26, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) voted overwhelmingly on July 21, 2021, to require refineries including the Chevron and PBF facilities in the East Bay to reduce the amount of air pollution they emit by installing expensive particulate scrubbers. Bay Area refineries are among the cleanest, most environmentally friendly […]

What Is Good For The Climate Geese Is NOT Good For The Ganders

July 10, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ The billionaires prolificating “green” for the world, such as Mike Bloomberg, Tom Steyer, Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Al Gore, Leonardo DiCaprio, and others are the same individuals amassing huge carbon footprints for their numerous private jets, houses, boats, and cars. For Bloomberg alone, a Business Insider analysis found that Bloomberg’s emissions-heavy private jets […]

Blame Oil For The World Populating To 8 Billion

June 21, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Sir David Attenborough, the 95-year-old legendary wildlife filmmaker told Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes: “A crime has been committed” and that urgent action is needed to save nature to save ourselves. The crime rests on oil for allowing the world to populate so proficiently the last few centuries and giving Sir […]

Energy Resiliency Should Be Central To Biden’s Decarbonization Strategy

June 18, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ We are currently facing one of the worst droughts in California history, which will fan the flames of a fire season that is getting more severe every year. Extreme heat and fires have incapacitated our already fragile energy grid and repeatedly left millions without power across the state. These climate crisis-related […]

Ridding The World Of Fossil Fuels Will Drive Humanity Back To Medieval Times

June 11, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ “We are going to get rid of fossil fuels” said President Biden. For the first time since Harry Truman was president 70 years ago, America recently had more energy exports than imports. Now, under the Biden climate plan, America will be discouraging U.S. energy independence, starting with suspending Federal Oil and […]

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Closure Will Escalate Energy Poverty

June 3, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ California’s big challenge is not an environmental way of replacing its last nuclear power plant at Diablo Canyon destined for closure in 2024, but how to stop fueling the growth of poverty and homelessness. The bigger problem that will thrive in perpetuity, is the growing homelessness caused by continuously increasing the […]

A Bust To The EV Growth Projections May Be In The Making

May 22, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With a simple stroke of the pen, Governor Newsom believes he has the power to change the lifestyles of all California residents, and control the supply-demand balance for societies and the economy’s transportation needs. Since half the electronic vehicles (EVs) in the entire country are registered in California, the troubling news […]

EV’s Not Family Workhorses, But Short-Range Second Cars

April 22, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With half of the EV’s in the entire country being located in California, the recent 2021 California study may be a downer for the EV excitement as it shows that EV’s are driven half as much as internal combustion engine vehicles. The study illustrates that EV’s are generally second vehicles and […]

Cities, Countries, And Economies Were Built With Derivatives From Oil, Not By Electricity

April 10, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ Before world leaders move too fast to consummate their climate policies, they need to be cognizant of two “aha” moments: 1) wind and solar can only generate intermittent electricity, and 2) electricity cannot manufacture the oil derivatives that are the basis of the thousands of products that have built the world’s […]

America Pursues Expensive Electricity While Much Of The World Lives In Energy Poverty

April 7, 2021 by

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By Ronald Stein ~ With many still living with little to no access to electricity, American politicians are pursuing the most expensive ways to generate intermittent electricity with offshore wind turbines on the East and West Coasts. The U.S Energy Information Administration (EIA) has already documented that offshore wind continues to be one of the most […]