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Apr 15
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A resulting Great Depression from stay at home orders could easily kill as many or more compared to Covid 19 Read more

Apr 3
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GM’s EV drivetrains are rock solid, and Honda has had trouble with affordable battery supply (at least in the past). Meanwhile, GM’s EV interiors and sheetmetal are crap (see: Bolt, Volt) while Honda seems to have its head screwed on straight (Honda e). Read more

Apr 1
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I very nearly got a Volt a year or so back. Decent little hatchback. I would aim for later than 2012, because the 2012 model doesn’t have Charge Sustain mode, which you’ll definitely want. Read more

Mar 19
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the 1-2% death rate is massively overblown since it only counts deaths among those who are tested and diagnosed Read more

Mar 18
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Yeah, no. Wait until we’ve had a year of COVID-19 before comparing its death toll to a year of the seasonal flu. Read more

Feb 13
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Rigorous studies from the UCS and beyond find the typical EV costs 15-68% more CO₂ to produce — about 1-4 tons. The EV will pay off its “carbon debt” after 6-16 months on the road, leaving an EV with half the lifecycle footprint even in suboptimal conditions (such as on the US 2015 electric grid). [1][2][3][4][5][6][7] Read more

Dec 9
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To summarize: the weight hurts, but a torquey EV with good regen can handle that. It’s the aerodynamics that kill you. EVs are designed to slip through the air; putting a trailer-sized parachute behind an EV will double the amount of energy needed to maintain speed.

Dec 2
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But fuck it. I’m going all in. Reversing climate change is going to take a hell of a lot of personal sacrifices from everyone, and if that means fundamentally rearranging the way I live my life, then I’ll learn how to do it and hope more folks will pick up on the example. Read more

Nov 27
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I’m a multidisciplinary engineer with broad experience. I have put satellites in orbit, and I have put power on the grid. If you want a qualified engineer to vet his channel, here you go: Read more

Nov 20 2019
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I strongly believe the perceived inconveniences of an EV rather than the actual inconveniences experienced are still keeping many would-be buyers at bay. Read more