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Revolution Returns — CleanTechnica Conferences In Berlin, Wroclaw, Warsaw, & Lodz

April 23rd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

CleanTechnica and GridHub jointly organized three conferences last year — in Berlin (Germany), Leipzig (Germany), and then Wroclaw (Poland). We had wonderful attendees, fascinating presentations and panel discussions, great partners, and a ton of fun. So, we decided to launch a big series of conferences in the coming year to keep the cleantech inspiration rolling


Cleantech Revolution Sprouting In Poland — Seriously

November 3rd, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan

Poland is infamous among climate hawks within Europe (including within Poland). As I say, unfortunately, it is like the Tea Party wing of the European Union. With approximately 90% of electricity coming from coal, the coal lobby is hugely powerful here — so deeply powerful that extremely smart and thoughtful people are indirectly misinformed by this industry. There's also a strong anti-science trend here — on climate science as well as some other matters. If climate progress in the EU is blocked, it's very likely blocked by Poland



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