About Michael Barnard

Michael Barnard For the past several years Michael has been analyzing and publishing reports and articles on decarbonization technologies, business models and policies. His pieces on electrical generation transformation and electrification of transportation have been published in CleanTechnica, Newsweek, Slate, Forbes, Huffington Post, Quartz, RenewEconomy, RenewablesInternational and Gizmag, as well as included in textbooks. Third-party articles on his analyses and interviews with Mike have been published in dozens of news sites globally and have reached #1 on Reddit Science. Much of his work originates on Quora.com, where Mike has been a Top Writer annually since 2012. He also has published a climate-fiction novel, Guangzhou Future Tense.

Author Archives: Michael Barnard

Teslas Are Greener, But Are Still Cars

May 29th, 2016 | by Michael Barnard

Teslas are much more benign environmentally than gasoline or diesel cars, but they are still typically single-occupant automobiles. Given the continued [&hellip

Will Electric Cars Break The Grid?

May 11th, 2016 | by Michael Barnard

Running our automobiles on electricity instead of gasoline shifts energy requirements from gas pumps to the grid. What’s going to [&hellip

The Net Metering Disconnect

January 31st, 2016 | by Michael Barnard

Net metering has become controversial in recent years and a rate hike for home solar owners in Nevada in December [&hellip

Uber Not So Climate Friendly?

January 14th, 2016 | by Michael Barnard

One of the questions that gets left out of press about Uber and other ridesharing companies is whether they are increasing [&hellip

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