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  • Tesla’s Cash Could Burn in Production ‘Hell’

    • Date: 07/08/17
    • The Wall Street Journal
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    Ambitious production goals for the Model 3 may prompt a capital crunch and a trip to the debt markets. Tesla aims to boost output to 10,000 Model 3 vehicles a week. It averaged fewer than 2,000 other model vehicles a week last year. PHOTO: ANDREJ SOKOLOW/DPA/ZUMA PRESS Tesla Inc.’s TSLA -0.49% version of production “hell” apparently means the Silicon Valley electric-car […]

  • Electricity grid shake up coming

    • Date: 07/08/17
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    Ofgem to review how costs of grid are shared among users The energy regulator is heeding calls for a radical overhaul of how Britain’s power lines and pylons are funded ahead of a ‘revolution’ which threatens to burden those who are left behind with higher bills. Ofgem has kickstarted a long-awaited review of how it […]

  • Shell enters the electricity market

    • Date: 07/08/17
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    Oil giant has applied for a licence to supply power to big businesses Royal Dutch Shell is to launch as an electricity supplier in Britain, challenging some of Europe’s biggest utilities. The oil major has applied for a licence to supply power to businesses across Britain and plans to start signing up industrial customers now […]

  • Roger Pielke Jr: Weather-related Natural Disasters: Should We Be Concerned About A Reversion To The Mean?

    • Date: 07/08/17
    • Roger Pielke Jr., Risk Frontiers
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    The world is presently in an era of unusually low weather disasters. This holds for the weather phenomena that have historically caused the most damage: tropical cyclones, floods, tornadoes and drought. Given how weather events have become politicized in debates over climate change, some find this hard to believe. Fortunately, government and IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel […]

  • Child Miners Aged Four Living A Hell On Earth so YOU Can Drive An Electric Car

    • Date: 07/08/17
    • Daily Mail
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    Sky News investigated the Katanga mines and found Dorsen, 8, and Monica, 4. The pair were working in the vast mines of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are two of the 40,000 children working daily in the mines, checking rocks for cobalt which is needed for the batteries that power electric vehicles. Picking through a […]

  • The Time Prince Philip Wrote To Me In Praise Of My Views On Global Warming

    • Date: 06/08/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph
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    Like countless others, I have a personal reason for wishing to pay tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh as he finally steps back at the age of 96 from many of his more obvious royal duties. In 2009 I published The Real Global Warming Disaster, a history of the the great panic over climate change, which […]

  • UK Energy Cost Review Turns Into Farce Before It Has Even Started

    • Date: 06/08/17
    • The Sunday Telegraph
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    Green taxes which are blamed for adding up to £150 to every power bill will not be cut as the result of a government review of rising energy bills announced today. Dieter Helm, an Oxford academic and critic of wind and solar power, has been hired to lead the official review of energy bills – […]

  • The Green Kaiser Has No Clothes

    • Date: 05/08/17
    • The American Interest
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    Whatever Trump is trumpeting — the United States is doing more to reduce CO2 emissions than Germany. After President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord on June 1st, the media turned its proverbial head to another head of state for an instant reaction: Angela Merkel. The German chancellor is […]



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