Seems car makers are the next Big Tobacco. Or is it Big Oil. Hard to decide with so many terribleRead more
Yesterday we learned that Exxon will ban The Guardian newspaper from attending its annual general meeting for what it callsRead more
VWs, I used to love them. But how can I now? How can anyone? Manipulating emissions tests? Wow? That’s theRead more
I am told we should applaud the recent announcement by G8 leader on ending carbon use by 2100. We should do so because it is a truly moment of unity on a crucible of our age.
The G8 leaders have put the strongest rhetorical line in the sand threatening to push and that is very good but words alone will not be strong enough to easily and quickly overcome entitlements, national self-interest, market inertia, influential, obstinate, well-financed vested interests, and cheaper fossil fuels.
The problem, most inconveniently, is now however and not in 85, not in 50, not even in 30 years. Until we seen swift effective action we must assume G8 leaders are simply punting to those next in line.Read more
A mere $23 billion or so in solar subsidies helps the Germans generate over 50% of its electricity needs onRead more
Gulf Oil Corporation recently had an advert behind the home plate of a Boston Red Socks game which read somethingRead more