May 20th, 2020 | by Winter Wilson
In the second half of this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and Zachary Shahan, Director and CEO of CleanTechnica, sit down to continue their talk about physical isolation, COVID-19, and politics
May 10th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
There an enormous amount that could be written and has been written about covid-19, social distancing, testing (inadequate testing), the effects of widespread economic shutdown, etc. However, the biggest problem — by far — that I see is the US government has taken a split approach to handling the pandemic
May 9th, 2019 | by Nexus Media
“There’s a toxic peer culture on climate neglect. Five to 10 years from now, they won’t believe the silence we’re seeing right now.”
December 10th, 2017 | by Nicolas Zart
2017 has been an interesting year for electric vehicles (EV). We've seen more EVs on the road and at auto shows internationally, but affordability hasn't changed that much. Worse yet, in the US, the new administration has been on a rampage returning to the good old polluting days, with carmakers colluding and allowing the environment to be further damaged.
This is a story of what can happen when enough people get together and tell politicians enough is enough. Next: Net Neutrality and other environmental topics
September 27th, 2017 | by James Ayre
A coalition of self-driving vehicle advocates known as "The Coalition for Future Mobility" will begin running an ad campaign meant to prod the US Congress into moving things along with regard to the legislation necessary to get autonomous vehicles onto the country's roads, according to recent reports.
June 10th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The US Congress is working on legislation to speed up the rollout of self-driving vehicle technology that could potentially replace state-level rules, according to a number of House and Senate lawmakers who spoke to Reuters earlier this week
May 22nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Donald Trump's election was a somewhat shocking and somewhat obvious result. Shocking, in part, because Donald Trump was so thoroughly unqualified for the job, and also in part because his life and words were so contradictory to the ideals espoused by the Christian base Republican politicians focus so much attention and messaging on
May 7th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The Climate Change Caucus in the US Congress has only one requirement. There has to be an equal number of Democrats and Republicans.
January 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
An open letter signed by more than 600 members of the United States' business and investor community has called on President-elect Trump, President Obama, Members of the US Congress, and Global Leaders to back a "low-carbon USA" and commit "to addressing climate change".
December 2nd, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
It was time for the world’s heads of state to have their say on the climate change problems and opportunities. [&hellip
September 28th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
A FOUR-PART SERIES ON THE POPE’S VISIT TO THE UNITED STATES On Thursday, Pope Francis came to the real political [&hellip
April 6th, 2015 | by Sandy Dechert
If you haven’t heard about the MIT Climate CoLab, you’re about to. It’s a rapidly growing public community of over [&hellip
December 18th, 2014 | by Joshua S Hill
The US Senate voted Tuesday to extend the Production Tax Credit for the US wind industry for another year. Sadly, [&hellip
May 25th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
The US Congressional Budget Office has completed its study of impact of carbon tax on the US economy. The CBO [&hellip
February 1st, 2012 | by Zachary Hurwitz
The World Bank's Board of Directors has approved a new lending instrument called Program-For-Results (P4R). The instrument is supposed to fund programs, not provide project finance, and is meant to work within a borrower's existing regulatory framework -- what the Bank calls a country systems approach
January 21st, 2010 | by Mridul Chadha
31st January was the deadline for countries to submit their proposals for reducing carbon emissions, however, only a handful of [&hellip