I’ve become a connoisseur of the ways pundits deceive themselves that the passenger cars you and I drive, which sit idle 95% of the time, are a solution to global warming. Up pops a specimen every five minutes, including a recent example from Bloomberg News.

First the article observed that the “transport sector” is responsible for “about a quarter” of global emissions, then it carefully added that “passenger vehicles are the largest chunk of this, releasing about 45% of carbon dioxide.”