Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – A life-cycle study of automobile emissions in four major new-car markets globally by Georg Bieker …
Source: Only Electric Cars can save the Planet, with as much as 4/5s fewer Emissions than Gasoline Cars
The robot revolution is always allegedly just around the corner. In the utopian vision, technology emancipates human labor from repetitive, mundane tasks, freeing us to be more productive and take on more fulfilling work. In the dystopian vision, robots come for everyone’s jobs, put millions and millions of people out of work, and throw the economy into chaos.
Source: Robots Were Supposed to Take Our Jobs. Instead, They’re Making Them Worse. | Portside
In more and more of the country Amazon acts like an employer in a company town, sucking up whole communities and shaping public goods and services to fit its profit-making needs.
Source: Amazon Is Creating Company Towns Across the United States
“No investment in the fight against Covid-19 is more urgent and cost-effective now than an investment in getting the world vaccinated as quickly as possible.”
Source: US Lawmakers Demand $34 Billion for Global Vaccine Equity Funding in Reconciliation Package | Common Dreams News