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US Politics – Thinking Port

Ranking Democratic Presidential Contenders’ Climate Policies — CleanTech Talk with Mike Barnard

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:00:10 +0000

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

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

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 03:47:50 +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 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

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Yang Would Spend $3 Trillion On Residential Solar, But The Same Money Could Decarbonize The Grid Entirely

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 03:50:26 +0000

Yang’s single largest dollar expenditure, 62% of his US$4.9 trillion budget, would only impact 2% to 5% of US energy consumption. And his investments on geoengineering, fusion, and thorium nuclear generation are purely wasted expenditures

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US Climate Politics History Lesson — CleanTech Talk with Nathaniel Rich

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 02 Sep 2019 03:07:47 +0000

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

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Elon Musk’s Long-Standing Support of Basic Income (& Thus Support of Andrew Yang)

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2019 06:50:32 +0000

Elon Musk’s support of basic income long predates his support for Andrew Yang, whose signature Freedom Dividend is a variant of basic income

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio could be latest White House hopeful

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 06:40:05 +0000

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to visit a pair of early voting states ahead of an expected entry into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race.

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Judges declare Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 04 May 2019 00:46:59 +0000

Judges declare Ohio's congressional map unconstitutional

A panel of federal judges ruled Friday that Ohio’s congressional districts were unconstitutionally drawn by the Republicans for their political advantage, and it ordered a new map for the 2020 elections.

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Bernie Sanders embraces a new role: Democratic front-runner

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 08 Apr 2019 06:43:32 +0000

Bernie Sanders embraces a new role: Democratic front-runner

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is quieting critics who questioned whether he could recapture the energy of his upstart 2016 campaign, surpassing his rivals in early fundraising and establishing himself as an indisputable front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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