“Elon Musk: CO2 saint or sinner?”
“Elon Musk: The Evening Rocket”
The Financial Times has a new series of articles on green issues:
Climate Capital is the new go-to hub for the latest on climate change from a business, economic and political perspective.
And a lot of these are freely-accessible – for example:
And the FT doesn’t pull its punches – with a film looking at the green credentials of Elon Musk:
Elon Musk: CO2 saint or sinner? | FT Film
The electric car revolutionary has built a reputation as a clean energy champion. But SpaceX has never fitted in with Musk’s green image. Now the tech billionaire is driving the energy-hungry crypto market. FT writers and experts weigh his climate record, both good and bad, and ask whether his green status stacks up
It’s pretty cool stuff – but is it ‘sustainable’?
Meanwhile, a new series has just started on Radio 4:
Elon Musk: The Evening Rocket
Jill Lepore untangles the strange sci-fi roots of Silicon Valley’s extreme capitalism – with its extravagant, existential and extra-terrestrial plans to save humanity. In this world, stock prices can be driven partly by fantasies found in blockbuster superhero movies, but that come from science fiction, some of it a century old. If anyone personifies this phenomenon, it’s Elon Musk, the richest or second-richest person in the world on any given day.
Elon Musk has certainly been interested in a lot of things:
But so has Silicon Valley generally: