What Is The Best Approach To Putting A Price On Carbon Emissions In The US?

Credit to Author: Kurt Lowder| Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:39:50 +0000

Forward by Kurt Lowder My friend and mentor, Bill Hurly, now retired, has found a fulfilling mission in fighting for climate change. He has been heavily involved with Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) in San Antonio, Texas. I have attended a number of his presentations on the topic of climate change and what the CCL is [&hellip

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Danish Climate Council Recommendations Hard To Swallow — Well, Of Course They Are

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 18:45:40 +0000

On March 9th, the Danish Climate Council presented a number of recommendations aimed at achieving Denmark’s 70% reduction of greenhouse gases by 2030. The transition requires both rapid implementations of known clean technologies as well as a long-term strategic effort. Is it going to be hard? Of course it is! Do we have to do it? Of course we do!

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How Should $10 Billion Be Spent To Defeat Climate Change?

Credit to Author: Barry A.F.| Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 16:49:49 +0000

US East CoastWhen I first read about the $10 billion from Jeff Bezos to fight climate change, my first thought was, “Where will it be spent?”

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Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Pete Buttigieg & Elizabeth Warren

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 07:36:40 +0000

In the second half of this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan continues his discussion with Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, about the climate action plans (and other political matters) of current presidential candidates. This second part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, and the evolution (or devolution) in the Democratic Party and Republican Party

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Democratic Presidential Candidates On Climate & Energy — Kamala Harris (RIP) & Mike Bloomberg

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 04:55:38 +0000

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 the climate action plans of current presidential candidates. This first part of a two-part series spends a lot of time discussing the Kamala Harris campaign (RIP) and Mike Bloomberg’s unique entry and position

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Europe’s Green Deal: EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Announces “Europe’s Man on the Moon Moment” (Videos)

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2019 07:31:46 +0000

As some act to stall progress, the forward motion provided by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and all she represents is a remarkable step forward. Presenting a Green Deal plan for Europe at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, she and her colleagues took a seed from US progressives and gave it the watering and care it needed in the fertile ground of Europe

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From Range Anxiety To Gas Station Anxiety?

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sat, 14 Dec 2019 00:00:09 +0000

One of CleanTechnica’s first rate, well written, most fascinating articles this year was one by Maarten Vinkhuyzen, who wrote, “A perfect storm is brewing above the automotive industry. Three hardly grasped phenomena are working together. Just like a real storm, when the conditions align in the best/worst way, we get a devastating superstorm. These phenomena (or events) are the Osborne effect of delayed demand, the technology (cost) curve of battery prices and other technology, and the S-curve that describes market acceptance of new technologies.”

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Global Carbon Taxes: Are We Paying Enough?

Credit to Author: Ciara Gillan| Date: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 21:11:10 +0000

Last month, the IMF released its Fiscal Monitor, a biannual report on how to mitigate climate change. The report argued that it is possible to switch from a reliance on fossil fuels to cleaner energy and still sustain vigorous economic growth and generate employment. However, for this to take place, countries needed to distribute the costs and benefits in a manner that supported those that really needed it. 

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