☕ Good morning! Today's Smart Brevity count is 1,363 words, 5.5 minutes.
🚗 Situational awareness: "Toyota Motor Corp. and Jeep parent Stellantis said separately Monday they would build battery factories in the U.S., the latest in a string of big-ticket investments by auto makers looking to sell more electric cars." (WSJ)
🎧 Ben joined the Axios Today podcast to chat about hurdles facing climate legislation in Congress. Have a listen.
🎶 And happy birthday (it was Sunday) to Wyclef Jean, who has this week's first intro tune...