This April 26 radio story from Charlotte quotes an activist from a noted civil-rights family: "We understand that the climate crisis serves as a multiplier on the worst forms of disparity that we as a society have perfected."
On January 25, the New York Times dug into plans by General Motors, Toyota and Ford to build and operate factories for electric vehicles and their batteries in the United States' manufacturing corridor.
This January 20 story captures electric vehicles' ascendancy powering a new, higher target from North Carolina's governor. It also quotes a Republican legislator as saying: "I don't think this is a partisan issue. Taking a stand against this is like taking a stance against the sun coming up tomorrow."
Venture investors and auto-company directors rarely take strategic pointers from urban-planning activists. In light of this November 19 essay pinpointing electric SUVs' sustainability failings, perhaps they should.