The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in its latest report urges the abandonment of all dirty fossil fuels and their replacement by renewable sources of energy – viz: wind, wave, tidal, solar, biomass, if the world is to avoid a cataclysmic overheating of the planet. To this end it is salutary to reflect on the fact that China generates more electricity from renewables than the UK’s entire electricity consumption …. (source: Lib .Dem. MP Jeremy Browne’s new book, Race Plan). Building an energy-saving, green economy will be crucial in a resource-scarce world. (We are indebted to The Guardian 14th April for the above).