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CleanTech Talk with Ross Gerber — Tesla Climate Leadership, Tweeting, $420, & The Oil Crisis Of The ’70s

April 13th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

For our hot new Cleantech Talk podcast interview series, I recently sat down with Ross Gerber, cofounder, president, and CEO of Gerber Kawasaki Wealth and Investment Management, to discuss cleantech innovation, Tesla, climate change, insurance companies, and more. The conversation was approximately one hour long, so to cut it down into more manageable portions, we've split it up into a couple of episodes. Listen on your favorite podcast platform or via the embedded player below


Condoleezza Rice Discusses Peace In The Middle East At Stanford Global Energy Forum

November 23rd, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

One of the speakers was Saudia Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Abdallah Al-Mouallimi. He began with the official statement (as of that day, November 1st, 2018) about the massacre of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Then he and Secretary Condoleezza Rice got down to the business of how Saudi Arabia plans to remain a viable country as demand for oil shrinks. As oil represents 46% of its GDP and 87% of its exports, this is a massive challenge to its (rather imbalanced) economy. Rice asked him a host of touchy questions with the utmost diplomacy, as expected from a former Secretary of State


Congratulations To OPEC

December 16th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

This time it has achieved an agreement with non-OPEC producers which is supposed to slash another 558,000 barrels per day in oil production. That’s the first time such an agreement has been done since


Price Of Oil Headed Back Up, Gasoline Hikes Will Follow

December 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

In the world of oil, Saudi Arabia is the tail that wags the dog. For several years, it has stubbornly refused to cut oil production in the face of falling oil prices in order to maintain its dominant share of the oil market. It is also part of a strategy to drive tar sands and fracking producers out of business. Those non-traditional sources of oil are far more costly than pumping from reserves under the Arabian desert


Why France Went Nuclear

August 6th, 2014 | by Jake Richardson

France’s choice to invest heavily in nuclear, many don’t seem to be aware, was based on the fact that the [&hellip


Orange You Glad I Said Biofuel?

July 7th, 2012 | by Tina Casey

Food waste offers a tantalizing source of renewable biofuel, and orange peels are a perfect example of the potential. According [&hellip



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