Hypocrisy on steroids – private jet service to SFO’s climate shindig

From the San Francisco Chronicle: One of the hottest spots during the just-concluded Global Climate Action Summit was the private runway at San Francisco International Airport, where SFO spokesman Doug Yakel reports corporate jet traffic was up 30 percent over normal. Airport sources told us that the carbon-spewing corporate jets nearly filled the landing area’s…

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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…