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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


Climate Change, Florida, Texas, & The 2020 Election — CleanTech Talk with Mike Barnard

November 6th, 2019 | 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 a number of hot topics, including shifting public opinion on climate change and the role of climate action plans in the next presidential election. You can listen to the full conversation in the embedded player below. Below that embedded SoundCloud player is a brief summary of the topics covered, but tune into the podcast to follow the full discussion


US Climate Politics History Lesson — CleanTech Talk with Nathaniel Rich

September 1st, 2019 | by Winter Wilson

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Nathaniel Rich, novelist, essayist, and writer at large for the New York Times Magazine. Together, they discuss Nathaniel’s new book, Losing Earth: A Recent History, detailing the history of public climate change understanding and the larger, unaddressed issues and moral questions arising from the climate crisis


Fascism & #Fake Republicans

July 29th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

America is becoming a dictatorship where nationalism and defense of corporations are the primary objective of the government. Fake Republicans are happily promoting the end of the American Experiment.


Republicans’ Trump Crisis A Reflection Of Broader Issues

May 16th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Remember that there was a strong #NeverTrump campaign within the Republican Party during the primaries, and even running into the general election. Former Republican presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush reportedly did not even vote for Trump in the general election. I'm sure some other prominent Republicans didn't either. Seasoned politicians who know how government and politics work could see the train wreck coming 5 miles away


What Can You Say To A Climate Denier?

May 15th, 2017 | by George Harvey

In my experience, when an educated person denies that human-caused climate change is happening, the reason can usually be traced to something that has to do with money. You can argue about science, ethics, national security, religion, or whatever else you might like, but their politics revolve around the issue of ownership, and the bottom line is the bottom line. Most conservatives are unmoved unless issues are expressed financially in some way


US Government Shutdown 2011: Republican Politicians Show Willingness to Screw United States

April 8th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

A potential government shutdown is all the news right now, as it should be. The U.S. government could grind to a screeching halt due to Congress' inability to agree on a budget. But many of the news agencies covering this possible shutdown are painting the picture much too evenly. (i.e. "Is it the Democrats? Is it the Republicans? Who's causing this potential disaster?...")



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