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Beware of blind alleys in the search for the sun

There are reasons to be wary of the frantic promotion of solar photovoltaic electricity, lithium-ion battery storage and electric cars, and the neglect of solar thermal power

Two years ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi drew praise from the rest of the world by taking the lead, with France, in forming an International Solar Alliance of tropical countries to harness…Read More

Why electric cars dreams lead to a blind alley

The determination of Big Business to lead the world up the blind alley of electric cars at a time when climate change is accelerating is inexcusable

Everyone’s suddenly going electric, so India is doing it too. In the past six months, Norway, Germany, Britain, France and China have announced their intention to end the use of fossil fuels in cars by 2040 at the latest…Read More