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Published on February 3rd, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan

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John Kerry On The $6 Trillion Energy Market

February 3rd, 2013 by  

Below is a video on John Kerry’s tremendous climate hawkiness (which he’s known for). As is often recommended, he focuses a lot of time emphasizing the economic and job benefits of clean energy and energy efficiency. He also emphasizes the fact that countries around the world are taking a quick lead on clean energy and other types of cleantech in order to lead the global economy in the coming century/centuries. We should be doing the same. “This $6 trillion market is worth millions of American jobs and leadership. And we better go after it,” John Kerry says. Anyway, watch the video (thanks to Peter Sinclair for sharing it, and thanks to Think Progress for uploading it):

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is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species) with the power of the typed word. He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor, but he's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession, Solar Love, and Bikocity. Zach is recognized globally as a solar energy, electric car, and energy storage expert. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in.



  • JMin2020

    Thanks for the post Zach. I really like John Kerrys’ position on the energy sector and climate change. I think he will be a fine Secretary of State and help rebuild the American Economy.

    • Yeah, he’s so pragmatic and to the point. And great at crossing the lines needed to speak to the crowd rather than the choir. Curious what he would have done as president if elected.

  • Marshall Harris

    Great answer. Proud to have him as our new SOS

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