At a time when most car manufacturers are one after the other starting to, like for all of us, to realise and take for some of them the decision that soon every car launched will have an electric motor, there subsists doubts as to human activities have a bearing on the planet. Meanwhile scientists say the world may have already missed its chance to avoid catastrophic levels of global warming, according to a number of new research. But it is never too late and to reinforce what everyone knows perhaps instinctively, EVANNEX published an interesting post titled Goodbye Petrol, Hello Tesla written by Matt Pressman commenting a recent article of The Economist titled The death of the internal combustion engine, posted on August 15, 2017 of which we republished some excerpts here below.
The Guardian of September 27, 2013 reporting on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that concluded with it would take 30 years to climate calamity if we carry on blowing the carbon budget knowing that the world’s “carbon budget” was one of the most striking findings of the IPCC’s calculations todate. Would Peak Oil and / or Peak Demand make any difference to any outcome to that?
As a good captain of industry, Elon Musk tried and still is trying to turn this into an opportunity. Here he is relating to the owners of those geological assets cause of this calamity in the making.
Life is unjust as many have heard it over the centuries. Hidden consequence of Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price war is yet again another story on how, miscalculations and certain imponderables make life certainly not that agreeable for a third party. This is nicely wrapped up by Bulent Gökay, Professor of International Relations, Keele University in The Conversation and widely spread in the world media. Here is the Venezuela crisis that is the hidden consequence of Saudi Arabia’s oil price war .