Since 2011 NLPC has tracked the stimulus-funded fiascoes that were/are battery-maker A123 Systems and luxury electric automaker Fisker Automotive, who at one point were business partners (or stuck with each other, depending on your perspective). Both eventually went bankrupt, and cost taxpayers millions of dollars from Department of Energy awards that were never paid back. Chinese company Wanxiang Group ended up with both failed enterprises, buying their assets for cheap.
On Dec. 15, four “climate realists” testified before Canada’s Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources. The scientists were: Dr. Ross McKitrick, Professor, Department of Economics,University of Guelph.[…]