• Tesla Is The Most Valuable US Carmaker Because Of Hype, Not Results

    • Date: 12/04/17
    • Jordan Golson, The Verge

    This week, Tesla passed Ford and General Motors in market capitalization to become the most valuable American carmaker. Tesla’s stock price is on a tear, up nearly 42 percent since the beginning of the year to more than $300 per share, and the company is currently valued around $53 billion. Tesla is still well behind […]

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  • Climate Activists Lose Battle Over Green Investment Bank

    • Date: 11/04/17
    • Kevin McCandless, CNS News

    A fiercely debated process of selling Britain’s first nationally-owned bank for green investments took another step forward Friday with a court decision supporting the British government. Launched in 2012 under then-Prime Minister David Cameron – whose Conservative Party was in a coalition government with the smaller Liberal Democrats – the Green Investment Bank claims to […]

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  • ‘Permanent Drought’? California’s Rainy Season Now Ranks 2nd All Time In 122 Years Of Records

    • Date: 10/04/17
    • The Mercury News

    California’s current rainy season can no longer lay claim to being No. 1. After relatively modest rainfall in March, this season now ranks as the second wettest in 122 years of record-keeping, according to data released Thursday by federal scientists. Between October 2016 and March 2017, California averaged 30.75 inches of precipitation, the second-highest average since […]

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  • Shale Boom Is Helping America’s Trade Balance with China

    • Date: 07/04/17

    The United States has been exporting crude oil for less than a year and a half after the four-decade ban on exports was lifted, but already buyers are lining up to tap this new, stable supply. Canada has bought up most of this crude to date, but China just surpassed our northern neighbor to become the […]

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  • The Deepening Crisis of Post-Modern Science

    • Date: 06/04/17
    • Judith Curry, Climate Etc.

    ‘That we now live in the grip of post-factualism would seem naturally repellent to most physicists. But in championing theory without demanding empirical evidence, we’re guilty of ignoring the facts ourselves.’ Two excellent articles about science, facts, and post-factualism. Sabine Hossenfelder just published a superb essay in Nature Physics, entitled Science needs reason to be trusted.  Subtitle: That […]

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  • ‘Rigor Mortis’ Reveals Rampant Sloppiness In Science

    • Date: 05/04/17
    • Erika Check Hayden, Spectrum News

    Biomedical science faces an existential threat — not the threat of budget cuts or anti-science political views, but one from within the discipline itself. So argues Richard Harris in his new book, “Rigor Mortis.” The book is an alarming and highly readable summation of what has been called the ‘reproducibility crisis’ in science — the growing realization […]

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  • Anti-Nuclear Green MP Promotes Brown Coal

    • Date: 04/04/17
    • Rheinische Post

    Germany should provide Belgium with power from coal plants in exchange for Brussels’ commitment to shut down the old nuclear plants Doel and Tihange near the German border, Green state MP Hans Christian Markert, from the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW), proposed, according to Rheinische Post.   “Lignite will be mined in the Rhine district until at […]

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  • The End Of OPEC Is Near

    • Date: 03/04/17
    • Nasdaq News

    OPEC, which has far exceeded the average life of cartels, is on the brink of failure. Though cracks have been developing in the cartel since the start of the current oil crisis, the group has managed to stay together so far. Nevertheless, the success of the current OPEC deal for production cuts will decide its […]

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