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Author Archives: Carolyn Fortuna

Listen To The Children: Political Miscalculations Pile Up Over The Green New Deal

February 25th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna

Masses of young people are delivering a clear message about climate change to reps on both sides of the political aisle: Americans want a GND, and young voters will remember where Senators stand on the resolution the next time they want their votes. These young activists believe they are making progress, too: the Green New Deal resolution has more than 90 cosponsors, including every Senator running for President

Sit Back & Enjoy The Fun: “The History of Tesla in 5 Minutes”

February 10th, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna

Every once in a while, we get a chance to learn while also having a good time. That's often what happens when we click onto "YouTube University," which teaches us how to fix our broken appliances, reveals nuances of a topic that confuses us, replays news stories — and so much more. When I came across the YouTube video "The History of Tesla in 5 Minutes," the pithy title immediately caught my attention. Tesla, a company with so many intricacies and complexities, in 5 minutes? Really? I was drawn in

In Budweiser’s “Wind Never Felt Better” Super Bowl Commercial, Renewable Energy Takes Center Stage

February 3rd, 2019 | by Carolyn Fortuna

With renewable energy constantly in the news these days -- AOC's tweets, the Sunrise Movement's activism, the Tesla phenomenon, solar energy's rapidly dropping costs -- is it any surprise that Budweiser is joining the trend? Anheuser-Busch's Budweiser has a definite appeal to a green audience in its Super Bowl LIII commercial, titled “Wind Never Felt Better.”

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