Solar energy badly harms the environment. It must be taxed, not subsidised

From The Times of India September 2, 2019, 10:12 am IST Sanjeev Sabhlok in Seeing the Invisible | India | TOI The Modi government has been shovelling scarce taxpayer resources into solar energy, with a further $6.5 billion promised till 2022. This is over and above indirect subsidies that people pay through higher electricity bills…

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NASA and SpaceX: Dragon Crew Extraction Rehearsal

From NASA [Lots of us have our issues with Musk, but %#%&&, look what he’s done for spacesuit style.~ctm] Aug. 15, 2019 On August 13, 2019, NASA at the Trident Basin in Cape Canaveral, Florida, astronauts Doug Hurley, left, and Bob Behnken work with teams from NASA and SpaceX to rehearse crew extraction from SpaceX’s…

Tesla Pickup Truck More Popular Than Ford F-150!

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you tried” by David Middleton Tesla’s ‘Cyberpunk’ Truck Is Already America’s New Favorite Pickup: Study By Sissi Cao • 07/03/19 Elon Musk has made no secret of his intention to someday build an electric pickup truck. The Tesla CEO has been teasing the idea for…

Tesla’s solar factory is exporting most of its cells – document

From Reuters Ha Ha.  21 in California~ctm Nichola Groom (Reuters) – The “great majority” of solar cells being produced at Tesla Inc’s factory in upstate New York are being sold overseas instead of being used in the company’s trademark “Solar Roof” as originally intended, according to documents reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly over…

What's That Musky Smell?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, the man who has made billions with a “b” by sponging off of your taxpayer dollars, the man you can always find face-down at the government trough, is at it again. Elon Musk now says that his whiz-bang glass solar roofing shingles will be, get this, cheaper than a “normal”…