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Old 03-02-2019, 11:14 AM   #11 (permalink)
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My nearest commercial enterprise is about 3 miles away.
I live in the country where electric vehicles aren't really supposed to work for people but I seem to have figured it out.

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Old 03-02-2019, 08:55 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Everything you purchase will be affected.
Everything...

Everyone’s purchasing power is going to take a big hit.

“Pain” is coming...


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Changing shipping fuel requirements will cause some price increases across the board but it will be small compared to the increases caused by a full carbon tax right when it comes out of the ground. 85% of our actual work in the world is done by fossil slaves. And they will soon be asking for a big raise.
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Old 03-02-2019, 09:56 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Good thing we make more stuff in the United States than we have in the past few decades.
I remember there was this idiot on TV saying the Don couldn't bring back any manufacturing jobs to the United States. I think he may have been the president at one time.
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Old 03-02-2019, 11:00 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Good thing I don't drive a diesel.

I think prices will rise more than 20%. OPEC is out there making production cuts to manipulate the market. Oh well, perhaps people will start paying more attention to fuel usage again.
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Question to american people :

-Do americans take the car to go to a drugstore or bakery just 2 or 3 blocks away?
I had a coworker that drove half a mile to work. He'd also make daily trips to the convenience store to buy cigarettes half a mile away too.

I rode a bicycle 7 miles each way the last 2 years I worked there.

My wife was walking half a mile to work until we had our daughter. Now she drives to save time since she comes home at lunch to feed the girl. I don't really think it saves time, as the walk is 5 min and more direct, and driving is a bit longer.

I've been using the Segway mini around this small town.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sour_crude_oil
It seems removing sulphur from crude oil is possible, and sometimes even essential before it can be transported at all?

Yes it will rise the price some if more sulphur needs to be removed. Just dropping it in the ocean will increase the acidification rate, putting more stress on the ecosystem.
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Old 03-03-2019, 08:26 AM   #18 (permalink)
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The refineries in the United States specialize in processing sour crude because it's cheap.
Our oil companies were trading light sweet crude for Venezuelas sour crude because their refineries couldn't handle the sulfur very well until the socialism experiment there reached its only logical conclusion.
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Old 03-03-2019, 10:03 AM   #19 (permalink)
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Everything...

Everyone’s purchasing power is going to take a big hit.

“Pain” is coming...


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I've been watching a documentary series on large, really large, and maybe not large but just really cool ships. The last one described a container ship that can do the nautical equivalent of 50KPH while carrying 100K tons of DVD players, Nikes, and Oakley sunglasses. During the episode, the narrator stated that shipping costs represent 1% to 2% of the retail cost of most items. If that's accurate, the "pain" to which you refer might look like a 1% or 2% price increase on your next pair of sneakers. Seems a small price to pay if the result is a significant decrease in pollution worldwide.
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Old 03-03-2019, 10:40 AM   #20 (permalink)
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Funny thing is taking the sulfur out of the fuel creates more CO2.
So it makes stuff cost more and creates more poll.

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