The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas | Ars Technica

The economics of cheaper batteries—and why they’re good news for the planet. — Read on arstechnica.com/features/2020/05/the-story-of-cheaper-batteries-from-smartphones-to-teslas/ AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce When there’s good news, I share it. Please share as well. Really cheap electric batteries, $156/3 miles , therefore, would 300 miles cost less than $1500? Read on! I advise switching out batteries at gas stations rather … More The story of cheaper batteries, from smartphones to Teslas | Ars Technica

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Not the best way to reduce Carbon Emissions. There is a 13% drop now, what will happen when we phase into daily routines? Our dependence on Fossil Fuels has to end, along with other CO 2 emitters as we pivot to renewable energy resources

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/may/19/lockdowns-trigger-dramatic-fall-global-carbon-emissions

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The good News The Cares Act is now providing payments to many unemployed. These workers are concerned about returning to work prematurely & they’re right. Unfortunately, the GOP is more interested in the DOW than people’s lives. If the epidemiology is correct, we’ll need further stimulus after 7/31. Start asking Powell now, he’s willing. Stimulus adds to economic growth and lessens people’s anxiety. A win win

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/18/opinion/coronavirus-unemployment.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce West Virginia has a plan to help their Communities. They are writing their own history with a Community Bank, jobs programs and healthcare. Kudos

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/18/west-virginia-coronavirus-jobs-safety

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce America rewards corporations while laying off the workforce without a Healthcare or monetary safety net, while government subsidizes Corporations. Why shouldn’t Big Business adapt to Covid Time & recreate the factories, offices to accommodate the virus and people? . They’ve got the cash!

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce Must Read: understanding the GOP mindset, small government, business as usual. Millions are suffering & dying , yet the GOP is against Government largesse for “we the People “. Money is available for the Corporations, the Ultra wealthy, just not for us?

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/07/opinion/coronavirus-republicans-jobs.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce 1.4 million jobs have been lost in Healthcare not related to the virus. We can bring back those jobs with extensive testing of the population. Once testing occurs, people will feel safe in a Hospital or rehab Center. Testing is priority #1

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/08/upshot/health-jobs-plummeting-virus.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The World in Brief. We’re in trouble, Trump doesn’t want testing in America, because he thinks the “optics” of those infected and the # of deaths don’t look good for him. He’d rather concentrate on reopening the Country? No matter the consequences and with no plans in sight for safety guidelines. Nor has he a fix for food supply chains. Trumps MO: Politics & Profits before People.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/08/business/stock-market-coronavirus-jobs-report.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce The Great WIFI, Broadband & computer divide in America. Many kids don’t have laptops to participate in on line courses. Rural areas don’t have access to continuous internet connection. This is infrastructure in need of work! America needs more than transportation to connect us.

http://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/05/technology/parking-lots-wifi-coronavirus.html

AmericaSpeaks TheVoiceOfJoyce While grocers get some hazard pay, medical staff are not being reimbursed. Another round of Stimulus from the Federal Government will remedy the situations. Hospitals are not making money on Vovid rescues. That’s what’s wrong with Healthcare. Hospitals are not profit centers. Rethinking healthcare is now another opportunity!

http://www.wsj.com/articles/call-it-hero-pay-or-hazard-pay-essential-workers-want-more-of-it-11588584601