Link from Mother Jones

Feds can’t actually invalidate CA laws, but they can try to politically neutralize them for auto industry … fortunately, CA has successfully sold its strict environmental laws to most blue states, so that now 30% of new car market is in Blue America!

How Did Cars Become Totems for Advanced Industrial Civilization?

Published March 1, 2017 in Warp & Woof How Did Cars Become Totems for Advanced Industrial Civilization? Personal experience from mid-century America William Sundwick Origins It started in Germany. When Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, acquaintances from a start-up engineering firm, invented a light-weight internal combustion engine (ICE in today‚Äôs parlance), they apparently realized thatContinue reading “How Did Cars Become Totems for Advanced Industrial Civilization?”

Early Links, 2017

Hard to imagine U.S. not participating in worldwide shift to EVs over next several years, but that seems to be exactly what Trump administration has in mind! American workers, as well as planet, will only be worse off as result … Michael Moore’s 10-point plan — I especially like the idea of “Rapid Response Teams”