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Old 12-05-2018, 12:17 PM   #3939 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
With respect to the climate issue,transitioning off fossil fuel combustion to EVs and renewable energy,would address the carbon challenge,while maintaining mobility.
It's off-the-shelf technology today,no magic necessary.
And the used EV market will allow even people on the economic margins to drive with a relatively-zero carbon footprint.
When I become rich and famous,I'm going to buy Nate Hagens a window to look out of.
Transportation is 30% of primary energy. Light duty transportation is half of that at 15%. Mostly liquid fossil fuel. Transitioning all light transportation to electric would save 10% of the total primary energy.


You have done yourself a great disservice in not trying to understand what Hagens (and many others who have this greater understanding of the relationships between energy, population, economy, and psychology) are attempting to teach us. Hagens' lecture is essential for all humans to understand. And his free 1,000 page books will be out for download soon.
The new movie which Nate co-wrote is out. It's content got quite disjointed from too many collaborators in the kitchen but there is some good information there. Especially the section on embodied energy.
Also. For any movie fans, the cinematography and editing and sound design is award winning.
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