Saudi Arabia's surprise announcement of a cut in its oil prices to its customers is likely to set off an international oil price war.
All across the United States, Canada, and beyond, deeply controversial “smart meters” for electricity have been catching on fire and even exploding, sparking a major scandal that in at least one Canadian province has forced authorities to start removing all of the more than 100,000 devices. In Oregon, utility officials also announced that tens of thousands of smart meters were being replaced following numerous reports of fires. With the manufacturer saying the problems are systemic in the industry, experts predict more disasters to come as governments foist the “smart grid” on the world in the face of growing opposition.
Getting an agenda ahead of the evidence when it comes to fracking and earthquakes appears to be par for the course.