An analysis of air pollutants from Texas shows how significant – and largely underregulated – the category of 'excess' emissions is across the US.
Agriculture and the pulp and paper industries, forestry and mining also contribute.
GE's push into finance nearly crippled the company, just as the broader US shift in that direction almost collapsed the global economy.
Since the heady talk of a "march of the makers" in 2011, UK industrial policy has been patchy at best. No wonder the trade deficit is at its widest ever.