Green news harvest: Climate bill scorecard, Bill Gates bails on ethanol

The Renewable Energy Business Network expands; there's a call for a moratorium on ocean iron fertilization; biomass attracts some more bucks; and Matt Damon hearts Tesla.

Here's a sampling of the latest green-tech news, along with quick commentary.

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Outcry over iPhone 'Error 53' and bad USB Type-C cables

Be careful when replacing parts. Poorly made cables can fry a laptop, and iPhones will stop working if the Touch ID button is repaired outside of Apple. It's a lesson some are learning the hard way.

by Bridget Carey