Tag: zero emissions

Is California’s Mission to Reach Zero-Emissions Possible? | Mark Mills

California is planning to spend $10 billion on battery-powered vehicles and ban the sale of gas-powered vehicles by 2035. But is this going to make us greener? My guest is Mark Mills, physicist and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He explains how shifting to zero-emission vehicles might not be as green as we think….


Tech Billionaire’s Bold Takeover Bid Lacks Understanding of Power Grid Stability

Commentary With his bid to buy AGL, an Australian energy giant, and transition it to renewables, Mike Cannon-Brookes shows he does not understand the broader operating characteristics of the electricity market. The early retirement of coal fired power stations will drive up the cost to consumers for electricity. This is because of the requirement to invest…


Are California’s Bans Effective? | Kerry Jackson

My guest is Kerry Jackson, a fellow with the Center for California Reform at the Pacific Research Institute. He explains the various types of bans occurring in California and how he feels the state is going too far.   Follow Epoch TV on social media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/EpochTVus Twitter: twitter.com/EpochTVus Rumble: rumble.com/c/EpochTV Gettr: gettr.com/user/epochtv Gab: gab.com/EpochTV…


China Fools Western Environmentalists

News Analysis Beijing is all talk and no action in terms of achieving its net-zero emissions goal. Chinese leader Xi Jinping declared in 2020 that China will be “carbon neutral” and achieve “net-zero emissions” by 2060. This announcement was greeted with much fanfare by green energy advocates around the world. According to state-run Global Times, Beijing is…


Aggressive Zero-Emission Vehicle Quota Plan Draws Fire From Critics

Environment Minister Stephen Guilbeault wants to put a mandate in place by early 2023 that would require auto dealers to meet increasingly higher annual goals for selling zero-emission vehicles. In a plan critics say is impractical, the federal government aims to have half of all new passenger cars sold in Canada be zero-emission by 2030,…


Electric Vehicles Will Usher in New Pennsylvania Regulations

News Analysis  Ready or not, the pressure for companies and individuals to adopt electric transportation is lurching forward along with new regulations that will likely be felt by all. The future of electric vehicles in Pennsylvania was the topic of several discussions at the statehouse Monday. At the same time, Congress is debating a federal…


NYC Will Invest $75 Million in Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure

The New York City mayor announced on Wednesday a new $75 million investment in state electric vehicles and charging infrastructure as a part of a bigger initiative to transition the entire city fleet to electric vehicles. The plans will replace 300 gas-powered city fleet vehicles and retrofit 125 diesel-powered trucks to run on electricity, Mayor…


PM Says Reaching Net-Zero Emissions About ‘Technology Not Taxes’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said the federal government would continue a strong focus on technological advancements, rather than forcing the Australians to pay for climate action as the government pursues the goal of reaching net-zero emission targets. “In Australia, my Government will not tax our way to net-zero emissions,” Morrison said. “I will not put…