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Yikes — One Of My Favorite Political Commenters Bombs On 21st Century Energy

February 17th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Ah, man. It's annoying as heck to see people who you think are idiots screw up a topic you know well, but it's an extra special kind of annoying when brilliant people screw up — massively — on that same topic. In this edition of "Smart people who don't understand the energy industry of 2020," we've got Fareed Zakaria of


Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Pete Buttigieg & Elizabeth Warren

February 10th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In the second half of this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan continues his discussion with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, about the climate action plans (and other political matters) of current presidential candidates. This second part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and the evolution (or devolution) in the Democratic Party and Republican Party


Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Kamala Harris (RIP) & Mike Bloomberg

February 9th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down again with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, to talk about the climate action plans of current presidential candidates. This first part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing the Kamala Harris campaign (RIP) and Mike Bloomberg's unique entry and position


Ranking Democratic Presidential Contenders’ Climate Policies — CleanTech Talk with Mike Barnard

November 7th, 2019 | by Winter Wilson

In the second half of this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan continues his conversation with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, about the role of climate change plans and policies in the 2020 presidential election. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a brief summarization of the topics covered, but tune into the podcast to follow the full discussion


Bernie Sanders’ Climate Plan: Excellent On Electrification, But Concerningly Authoritarian & Populist – #Election2020

September 28th, 2019 | by Michael Barnard

Bernie Sanders’ electrification plan is excellent but depends on potentially dangerous authoritarian populism, his transportation plan is mostly about cars for less wealthy people, his land use plan is good, but military and industry don’t get nearly enough attention. Only about half of the $16.3 trillion can be tracked to things which actually reduce climate change


Republican Tax Bill = $1 Trillion Lie That Will Bludgeon American Taxpayers

December 18th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

People are jumping with joy because the federal tax credit for electric vehicles and certain incentives for wind and solar power have not been eliminated by the so-called tax reform bill Republicans are ramrodding through Congress. But beware; the good news is far outweighed by the bad. American taxpayers will be hammered by this legislation. Here is a sampling of criticism about the bill from Bernie Sanders, Michael Bloomberg, and Robert Reich


Bernie Sanders Appears On Colbert And Talks Climate Change

September 11th, 2017 | by The Beam

It’s no secret that Vermont senator and former Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders is a man that likes to fight the good fight. He built an incredible campaign and motivated a huge number of people to become politically engaged by pushing a mandate focused on addressing inequalities of many kinds.


German Solar + Wind Record … Tesla Model 3 Book … Boring Machine + Electric Sled (Top 30 CleanTechnica Stories)

May 15th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Crazy week last week, eh? If you got a bit too caught up in Donald Trump's shocking decision to fire FBI Director James Comey (because, apparently, Trump was sort of sick of seeing Comey discuss the FBI investigation into potential collusion between Trump's campaign team and Russia), perhaps you missed some of our top stories. Interestingly, the top story of the week got shared by Bernie Sanders on one of his Facebook pages (his US Senator page), but the big burst was thanks to a reader submitting it to reddit, where it rose to the top of the reddit homepage for quite a few people


Democrats, This Is A Wakeup Call — You Better Fuckin’ Wake Up!

November 12th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

If Democrats, Greens, and Independents are disgusted at the result of the election, and super fearful of what is to come, that could lead to an unprecedented progressive movement. Donald Trump could have been a gift that indirectly produces more good than harm. But that means three things



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