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Donald Trump’s 75–99 Real Attacks On Our Environment

November 3rd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

After President Richard Nixon proposed establishing the U.S. Environmental Protect Agency on July 9, 1970, Republicans have assumed some level of responsibility for cleaning our air and water. Yes, oil, gas, and coal came to heavily, heavily support Republicans (+90% in some years), funding their campaigns and then lobbying them


3 Tidal Turbines
 Pop Into New York City’s East River

October 28th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Marine energy company Verdant Power has plopped three tidal power turbines into New York City's East River on one array. This is called the Roosevelt Island Tidal Energy (RITE) Project, and it is indeed the first US-licensed tidal power project


Climate Disaster Risk Reduction & Managed Retreat, Part Two

October 25th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the second half of this two-part interview for our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and Anna Ziolecki and Brent Doberstein from the University of Waterloo, continue their talk about disaster risk reduction and managed retreat


Climate Change Mitigation — Talking With Professors Doberstein & Ziolecki

October 24th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the first half of this two-part interview for our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and Anna Ziolecki and Brent Doberstein from the University of Waterloo, sit down to talk about disaster risk reduction and managed retreat


Top 4 DIY Energy Efficiency Upgrades

October 20th, 2020 | by Scott Cooney

Imagine if you could put $25 under a couch cushion, and in 5 years go back and find $1,250. That's the type of return on investment represented in energy efficiency


Presidential Climate Policy Report Card: Obama, Trump, & Biden — A CleanTechnica Exclusive

October 4th, 2020 | by Michael Barnard

The climate action report card is much better for Obama/Biden and Biden/Harris than for Trump/Pence, which is unsurprising given President Trump's rhetoric on the subject. The Obama/Biden administration could have done much more, and while a Biden/Harris administration would be much stronger on climate change action than the Trump Administration, it too has more work to do to get to a truly effective climate action plan



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