Prep Day 8 – Connecticut Congressman John B. Larson

Regarding our options for the handling of carbonhttp://www.carbontax.org references Connecticut Congressman John B. Larson’s bill which proffers an initial carbon tax of $15 per ton of CO2, and suggests this will bring in $80 billion in revenue yearly. The bill also offers provisions to redistribute the money on a pro-rata basis—back to American consumers who ultimately […]

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Prep Day 6 – Low Rolling Resistance Tires and a Giant Frog

Evaluated low rolling resistance tires today–I’ll need a new set to replace the factory tires before I leave. Learned a lot about tire parameters–friction coefficient, handling, grip, fuel economy, inflation, etc. I even saw a post–I believe it was either on Electric Vehicle News, Reviews, and Reports  orGreen Car Reports that talked about a new kind of […]

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Prep Day 5 – FAQ #1

Tiring day, but, got a lot done.Here’s where we are: 28% funded–$689 of the $2500 goal second draft of bumper stickers made, being reviewed by a local screen printer (pictures below) finished an article for InsideEVs –who have been great despite how long winded I typically am Heard back from Clippercreek. Looks like I’ll be “Powered by: ClipperCreek” […]

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