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    Adam Courtenay Adam Courtenay
    Economic need? The UK has plenty of oil still, no? It's making a mess of America, causing problems with farmers who find their lands spoiled, dirtying up...
    Krunil48 Krunil48
    'Get cracking with the fracking!' - It appears all forms of 'dirty' energy are harmful in the long term. Fracturing the rock beneath our feet by injecting...
  • Editor’s Picks / 09 April 2015 at 22:41 GMT

    China counts the environmental cost of reckless growth

    Business Spectator
    There was an explosion at a controversial petrochemical plant in southern China this week – the same plant that had triggered protests when it was first proposed in 2007. The incident is is an example of the enormous strain that China’s fragile environment has been under as a result of years of reckless growth. Analysts put the cost to the economy of pollution at 8% to 12% of GDP annually, or even higher. With the release of the popular anti-pollution documentary Under the Dome – which boosted the Ministry of the Environment and took aim at the resources and energy sector – many believe the tide is finally turning away from enslavement to high growth to green GDP.
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  • Trade view / 10 March 2015 at 6:01 GMT
    Strategic trade

    Focus on taxi apps, pollution to boost carmaker Kandi

    China Watcher / Shanghai
    China looks ready to regulate its taxi industry, and the merged entity formed from rival taxi hailing apps looks set for a move into public transport and car sharing. In addition, a popular documentary on pollution has gone viral and even overshadowed the National People's Congress. Any resulting goverment moves to curb polliution are likely to give electric vehicle manufacturer Kandi a boost. Kandi has been successful in developing its electric car sharing business across China, and the industry seems to be enjoying growing acceptance.
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    Arthur Porcari Arthur Porcari
    Neil, another timely recommendation on KNDI, though I hope you are prepared to raise your target price as $16 approaches.

    If I may share, yesterday afternoon I published...
    Neil_Flynn Neil_Flynn
    I enjoyed reading your report, which was very in-depth. Given the duration of the trade view, $16 is a reasonably conservative target, especially given that we are...
    Arthur Porcari Arthur Porcari
    Neil, I appreciate your comment about my article. My comment about raising your target was really just "tongue and cheek" certainly a $16 target for just...