Arecurrent trope in American politics is that affluent liberals like electric vehicles, vote for politicians who subsidize them, and want the government to order companies to build them. As a result, many conservatives have an almost visceral reaction against E.V.s.
The human species is at an adapt-or-perish juncture in its history on this planet; we will either drastically change the way we operate, or we will wipe ourselves out by nuclear war or environmental cataclysm.
Before the great transition of minds happens, it seems there will be one last war for black gold, Marco Rocco writes.
This infographic shows per capita CO2 emissions in Europe. Trends in emissions per capita depend on a number of factors, including the introduction of cleaner technologies, the level of industrial development and, of course, the demography.