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Bob Wyman
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"In 2016, electricity's share of final energy consumption in the United States was 19%. Driven largely by the transportation sector, NREL believes electricity's share of total final energy consumption will grow to 32% in the medium and 41% in the high scenario by 2050."

To this demand growth from EVs, we should add a significant demand growth as we replace fossil fueled furnaces and boilers with heat pumps.

Eventually, electricity will satisfy close to 100% of our energy demand.
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"Implicit taxes on work at older ages can be remarkably large. For those 65 and over, the total implicit tax resulting from the Social Security retirement and disability programs plus Medicare can easily top 40 percent. Alternative policies could substantially reduce these implicit taxes and have a large impact on labor supply, particularly given that older workers supply labor more elastically than younger ones. The actuarial advantage of delaying claiming Social Security is equally large, and even a single male with twice the average mortality risk (for example, a smoker) could gain in expected value terms from some delay. We find that many households fail to get the most out of their retirement resources. Some can and do pass up a six-figure arbitrage opportunity that could have made their retirement standard of living significantly higher."
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Gallup suggests studying the country as three distinct regions.
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Shanker's original idea of charter schools as research labs was a good one. A charter school's purpose was to teach how to redesign all the remaining non-charter schools. But, that original idea is not what we have today. Charter schools have become an alternative school system rather than a vital component of the non-charter system. We should go back to Shanker's original idea.
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Rand has been writing reports on "Truth Decay."
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"Analysis of large data sets from post-mortem brain samples of people with and without Alzheimer’s disease has revealed new evidence that viral species, particularly herpesviruses, may have a role in Alzheimer’s disease biology."
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"The eCascadia heavy-duty truck features an impressive 550 kWh of usable capacity, which yields a range of 250 miles | 402 kilometers. It can be recharged up to 80% / 200 miles / 322 kilometers in just 90 minutes, though no mention is made of the charging infrastructure required to accomplish this. The eCascadia is designed for drayage and local and regional distribution routes, and sports 730 horsepower | 544 kW of power ‘under the hood’."
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