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For California To Achieve 1.8 Million EV Trucks It Must Exploit Developing Countries

May 21, 2023 by


By Ronald Stein ~ We all know by now that the California Air Resources Board has banned the sale of traditional combustion trucks – that run on diesel – by 2036 in the State. California now requires fully electric truck fleets. Recently, CARB unanimously adopted its Advanced Clean Fleets regulation phasing in mandates for medium- and […]

End Dependence On Chinese Mining

April 8, 2022 by


From the team at CFACT ~ By Aaron Ringel: The United States is facing some serious challenges. The disruptions of the COVID pandemic are now merging with sanctions on Russia to produce significant supply chain shortages. Making this doubly problematic is the nation’s heavy reliance on imports, particularly from China. Import dependence has long posed […]

Joe Biden’s Policies Increase U.S. Dependence On China

September 28, 2021 by


By Duggan Flanakin ~ At a time when the global supply of semiconductor chips is falling behind global demand, President Joe Biden is pushing heavily for massive changes to the U.S. economy that require near-geometric increases in our reliance on technologies that require chips and the rare-earth metals that make them work. Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

Rare Earth Elements Aren’t That Rare, But They’re Vital To National Security

February 26, 2021 by


By Maiya Clark and Ryan Williams ~ For one-third of the price of one F-35 Lightning II, the Pentagon made a key investment to ensure its supply of rare earth elements. The Department of Defense earlier this month announced that Lynas USA LLC was awarded a $30.4 million technology investment agreement under Title III of […]