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How about this for an argument to convince our federal government to reduce our dependency on “their” foreign oil based fuel and offer incentives to switch to cars burning “our” electric fuel, especially zero carbon renewables?
Recent headlines grab about CO2 conversion into fuel has raised delusions with some folks but Hansen finds reported costings wildly optimistic. It’s much cheaper to not make emissions mess than cop the cost of clean up. Without clean up, CO2 blanket is up there for thousands of years.
Renewables get cheaper while remaining fossil fuels more expensive to extract and no more than 20% can be extracted without Planet total disaster. Fossils are GFC2.
How big storage has undercut bonanza with peak demand prices and incumbents lobbying to block further transition to renewables, storage and distributed energy.