Policy Report Cards on Trump & Biden, California Home Energy Assault, Huge Cleantech Growth — Top Cleantech Stories This Week

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2024 20:25:32 +0000

The summer seems to be flying by faster than an electric jet, and it’s already time for another weekly news roundup. Below are 27 of the most notable cleantech stories from the past week and a half. Have a look and make sure you haven’t missed anything! 1. Mike Barnard … [continued]

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US Election 2024: Electrical Generation Decarbonization Report Card

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2024 13:45:07 +0000

The reality of the United States’ actual trajectory on electrical generation belies the rhetoric of both Biden and Trump. As noted four years ago, Trump’s administration was against renewables, especially wind energy. The Department of Energy under Perry crafted a report calling for more coal generation, a report which excluded … [continued]

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Project 2025 x Climate Change

Credit to Author: Vijay| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2024 13:53:02 +0000

I asked CoPilot and ChatGPT the following questions. You can copy it and try it yourself on CoPilot here. All list and bold formatting is not mine but how CoPilot or ChatGPT answered the question. I asked “What are the impacts of Project 2025 on climate change?,” “What are the … [continued]

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Trump Intends To Assemble “An Army” To Deconstruct the Administrative State & The Environment

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2024 22:18:23 +0000

Yesterday I wrote an article for CleanTechnica titled, “Be Wary What You Wish For: Trump 2.0 Will Retract Climate Laws.” That was only the beginning of the ways that a second Trump administration would deconstruct the administrative state, which would have catastrophic effects on the environment. The editorial board of the … [continued]

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What Has Joe Biden Done For You Lately?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2024 15:32:50 +0000

Joe Biden and his team have done more for America and Americans than any president this century. Let’s not change horses in midstream.

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Letter For CleanTechnica’s CEO

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2024 21:14:07 +0000

Zach, We have all seen it happen. The Supreme Court of the United States has declared that presidents are immune from prosecution when they are acting on official business. No guidance is given for how official business is defined. And we have heard Donald Trump declare that he will be … [continued]

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US Election 2024: Setting The Stage For Climate Policy And Promises

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2024 16:34:36 +0000

Four years ago, as the United States election cycle once again brought the presidency into contest in addition to the Senate and the House, CleanTechnica published a Presidential Climate Policy Report Card. It’s time again to contrast administrations. At the time, Trump’s and Pence’s climate legacy in office was clear, … [continued]

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Why Didn’t The Moderators Of The Biden-Trump Debate Dig Down On The Climate Crisis?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2024 15:19:59 +0000

On Thursday evening, President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump “debated” major issues that confront the US. I challenge the term “debate” because it was more of a “debacle” — the standing President couldn’t articulate his own policy issues, and the former president lied more than he represented truths. … [continued]

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Trump Promises Oil & Gas Execs Free Rein — If They Contribute $1 Billion To Campaign

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 10 May 2024 12:42:17 +0000

Donald Trump has made a prophet out of Bruce Cain, a political scientist at Stanford. Four weeks ago, he told New York Times contributor Thomas Edsall that some of the conservative victories in campaign finance law — particularly Citizens United — have strengthened “the power of elected officials to coerce … [continued]

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If Trump Is Elected President, The US EV Tax Credit Could Be Dead — And EV Production Will Drop

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2024 17:56:46 +0000

I know, I know — it’s unfathomable that Donald Trump would be elected president again. That said, it was unfathomable … [continued]

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