News bites: BP spill-rate battle revisited, solar trade war heats up, and Japan’s Al Gore

Reuters reports on the escalating battle over Chinese solar industry trade practices.

The Los Angeles Times explores allegations that scientists were pressured to low-ball the rate of oil gushing from BP’s blown-out Macondo well in 2010.

The Associated Press looks at what global warming means for home gardeners.

The Wall Street Journal
wonders whether Japan’s pro-renewables former prime minister will become that country’s Al Gore.

The Houston Chronicle
reports that petroleum transport giant Kinder Morgan envisions major spending on natural-gas pipelines.

The New York Times
explores how oil supply limits could be a risk to economic growth.