The Ethanol Papers - Paperturn manuscript - Flipbook - Page 187
Today We're Spotlighting Big Oil's Favorite Alternative Fuel - Electricity
Clean, efficient, cheap; what's there not to love? No wonder the oil industry and their star spokespeople support electric-powered cars...
...There's one other thing that makes electric the oil industry's favorite
alternative non-fossil (non-abiotic) fuel: There's no chance that it will
ever replace gasoline and diesel for decades and decades (if ever).
Originally published March 24, 2017
The reason The Auto Channel decided to spotlight electric-powered vehicles
today is because of a press release I received yesterday, Thursday, March
23rd, from NRDC (National Resources Defense Council). The press release is
alerting The Auto Channel and other members of the media that California Air
Resources Board (CARB) will discuss today the status of the states' clean car
standards following the results of their formal review.
The bottom line of CARB's formal review was that the state intends to stick with
their existing standards for model years 2022-2025, to begin considering post-