Thought for the day

"The more shocking a news story is, the more likely it's bullshit!" -- Michael Rivero

The California Air Resources Board voted to end the sale of natural gas heaters by 2030.

The goal is to replace all gas-powered furnaces and water heaters with electric appliances.

California can’t even keep the lights on as it is.

What could possibly go wrong? 

During a recent interview with CNBC, West explained where his deal with Gap started to go south. 

“There’s a lot of stuff where they have a lot of commitments to China,” the rapper said. “We wanted to do localized manufacturing which is completely possible with some of the factories that I’m buying here in California. We can actually bring industry back to America.”

Check out his full comments on this in the video below.

In recent years, governments have been demonstrating their subservience to their billionaire masters in Big Finance, the Gates and Rockefeller Foundations, BlackRock and the entire gamut of forces in the military-financial-industrial complex behind the ‘Great Reset’, ‘New Normal’ or whichever other benign-sounding term is used to disguise the crisis and current restructuring of capitalism and the brutal impacts on ordinary people.

We usually don’t think about the wonderful service fossil fuels provide in terms of being a store of heat energy for winter, the time when there is a greater need for heat energy. Figure 1 shows dramatically how, in the US, the residential usage of heating fuels spikes during the winter months.

Farmers across the world are in open revolt against their governments. In India, thousands of farmers have stormed New Delhi, alleging collusion between the Prime Minister and major agricultural corporations. In the Netherlands, new restrictions on nitrogen emissions from fertilizer that threaten to destroy farmers’ livelihoods have driven battalions of tractors into the streets—and conflicts with the police.

Get an EV, they said. Itll be fun, they said. MikeRivero Fri, 09/23/2022 - 09:38

This is at an EV charging station in California.

JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has bashed US Rep. Rashida Tlaib's call to end fossil fuel financing, saying his bank will not stop financing oil and gas production.

On Wednesday, Tlaib asked banking executives to respond 'yes' or 'no' to whether or not they have a policy 'against funding new oil and gas products' - to meet their collective pledge to work towards net zero emissions by 2050.