Why Better Place’s Hot Swap Batteries Failed

A lack of commercial success has sent electronic vehicles start up Better Place Into liquidation. Dawn Lippert of PICHTR, a Honolulu based company which provided funding for the battery startup, tells us why consumers aren’t fired up about electronic vehicles.

Report Says China Police Abuse Sex Workers

China’s attempt to crack down on illegal prostitution has increased police brutality against sex workers. Nicholas Bequelin of Human Rights Watch tells us why China’s sex workers have no rights.

Energy Journal: EU-China Solar Battle Escalates

By James Herron Here’s your morning jolt of news, insight and analysis on the global energy business. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: ben.winkley@wsj.com and james.herron@wsj.com Click here to receive this morning email newsletter SOLAR WARS The usually tranquil world of European renewable energy just got exciting, as a plucky band of rebels led by […]