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Tesla Short Seller: Protect America! Ban Electric Cars!!

May 31st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Electric cars use cobalt and rare earth metals. The Chinese are hording them and may refuse to sell them to the US. Therefore we the US should immediately ban the sale of electric cars in the name of national security? Got all that?


China × Cleantech — December 2018

January 6th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, our December 2018 edition. The year has closed, but let us review the final interesting cleantech developments from China last year


Tesla Requests Trump Tariff Exemption For Model 3 Computer

January 5th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla has applied for an exemption from the tariffs imposed by the Trump maladministration on the computer that is the "brain" of the Model 3, saying it cannot find another supplier without adding significantly to its costs and delaying production.


If Trump Rejects The IPCC Report, He Is Giving China A Powerful Weapon

October 10th, 2018 | by George Harvey

One thing Trump clearly does not understand is that trade wars are won by cutting off the competition from its suppliers and customers. This means isolating the enemy. It implies building alliances and cutting the enemy off from its friends. This is something that probably cannot be done by an isolationist country


Trump’s Trade War – Headed for Catastrophe

September 26th, 2018 | by George Harvey

When I wrote “Trump Is Already Losing The Trade War,” last March, I did not envision things going quite this badly for him quite this fast. Here it is just six months later, and I think it is possible to predict that Trump’s America can only suffer increasing losses as the catastrophe goes on


Republican-Majority House Votes Trade War against Europe

October 25th, 2011 | by Breath on the Wind

While we may take a keen interest in politics, such events may not always enter the realm of clean tech. Studies have shown that you are more likely to die of airline pollution than a plane crash. Recently passed house bill HR2594 specifically tells airlines to break the law (of Europe) in order to do nothing about such pollution



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