UK Climate Change Committee head, @lorddeben facing calls to resign over what appear to be ‘colossal’ and ‘scandalous’ conflicts of interest

David Rose exposes another apparently corrupt green politician: Tory peer in £600,000 conflict of interest: Climate Change chief John Gummer faces calls to quit over payments from ‘green businesses’ to his family firm… Conservative peer’s family-run consultancy been paid huge sums by businesses  MPs say Mr Gummer should have declared the payments – but he…

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Renewable Energy Sources 24-31% More Feeble than Expected

Guest ridicule by David Middleton Low-carbon energy transition requires more renewables than previously thought Date: 2018-05-04 A new study by ICTA-UAB analyzes the impacts on lifestyles of substituting fossil fuels for cleaner energies. Considering the planned use of renewable energy sources, societies would have between 24% and 31% less net energy per capita. The transition…

“Wall Street loves electric cars, America loves trucks,” Tesla news, cobalt cliffs, lithium landslides and real disruptive innovation.

Guest musings by David Middleton #BUSINESS NEWSOCTOBER 27, 2017 / 12:47 AM / 4 DAYS AGO Wall Street loves electric cars, America loves trucks Paul Lienert, Joseph White DETROIT (Reuters) – Wall Street may love the shares of Silicon Valley electric carmaker Tesla Inc (TSLA.O), but Americans love big, fuel-thirsty trucks like Ford Motor Co’s…