Update: Whether the U.S. is going to turn up the heat in a global war over solar energy is a question that will have to wait for another day. The Commerce Department announced this morning that it would delay until Thursday the announcement of whether it will launch an international trade investigation that could culminate in Washington imposing additional tariffs on Chinese solar-panel makers.
Around the world, energy subsidies are an environmental no-brainer and a political-no winner. But that is going to change.
(Slowly) entering the era of economically sustainable sustainability schemes