Energy News Today Focused on Tense U.S.-China Solar Dispute

The big energy news today is fallout from the U.S. Commerce Department's announcement that the United States will impose steep tariffs on solar panels imported from China and Taiwan.

The news broke yesterday. Money Morning's Global Energy Strategist Dr. Kent Moors made one of his regular appearances on CCTV last night to tell viewers what to expect as tensions mount between the two nations.

He also discussed the current state of solar power in the United States, as well as the evolving relationship between solar energy and crude oil prices.

More from Dr. Kent Moors: There was one particularly grim matter concerning the fall in crude oil prices that Moors keeps hearing about in his overseas meetings. It's the return of the "Arab Spring," and it promises to have a nasty bite...