TEXAS POWER OUTAGE SHOWS IMPACTS OF THE VAGARIES OF THE WEATHER
Texas’ electric grid nearly melted down in the summer of 2019, when searing temperatures sent electricity demand soaring.
The state’s grid operator was able to keep the lights on, but many observers were worried. They wondered if Texas power plants would be able to match the rising demand, driven largely by residents reaching for the dial on their air conditioning units.
Added by Willem Post on February 18, 2021 at 5:30pm — No Comments
China has made electric buses and EVs a priority in urban areas to reduce excessive air pollution, due to: 1) coal-fired power plants, and 2) increased vehicle traffic.
The US has much less of a pollution problem than China, except in its larger urban areas.
The US uses much less coal, more domestic natural gas, and CO2-free nuclear is still around.
New England has a pollution problem in its southern urban areas.
Vermont has a minor pollution…Continue
Added by Willem Post on February 15, 2021 at 6:00am — 3 Comments
This article describes some of the election reforms required to avoid a repeat of the Election of 2000
These election reforms are long overdue. They have to be started in Republican Legislatures, because they have the most to lose, if there were a repeat.
This article also includes:
1) A description of the fraudulent preparation of up to 288,000 ballots in envelopes near Bethpage, Long Island, NY, in October 2020, at least a month before the Election of…Continue
Added by Willem Post on February 4, 2021 at 10:00am — 2 Comments
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