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Will US Courts Force America To Confront Climate Change?

November 23rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Courts are poorly equipped to deal with public policy considerations like climate change. But at a time when the executive and legislative branches of American government are bought and paid for by fossil fuel interests, they may be the last, best option for climate activists. That's the opinion of climate scientist James Hansen, who has been sounding the alarm about climate change for more than 30 years


An Open Letter To Investors In The Dakota Access Pipeline

November 29th, 2016 | by Susanna Schick

While Norwegian investors pull out because the DAPL does not meet their Corporate Social Responsibility requirements, and Energy Transfer Partners sells their company to Sunoco to better compete against Russia, I would like to propose that all investors pull their funds from this project, as there are other energy projects with a much higher ROI that actually build a stronger US economy. I am addressing Goldman Sachs because of their stated commitment to environmental stewardship and their long track record of successful investments


Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk) Brings Solar Panels To Dakota Access Protesters

November 2nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Actor Mark Ruffalo is using his notoriety to support the Native Americans who are protesting the Dakota Access pipeline. Ruffalo co-founded The Solutions Project, a company that promotes renewable energy for all. On its website, its mission statement says, "Together we can build a stronger economy, healthier families, and a more secure future. 100% clean is 100% possible. Join us."


Tesla & SolarCity Prepare For World Domination (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

October 29th, 2016 | by Susanna Schick

Last night, on a back lot at Universal Studios, Tesla unveiled the most promising facet of its impending merger with SolarCity -- solar shingles as chic and efficient as their cars. These were paired with new Powerwall home batteries that have double the energy density of Tesla's first Powerwall product. You can watch the full video of the presentation in Steve's article or further down in this on. The event was primarily for Tesla owners, so it took me longer to get up the hill from the studio gate than it did to ride my Zero from Vernon at rush hour. But I did get to hitch a ride in a swanky Model X, which was a lovely way to start the Tesla world experience



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