As the election season heats up, we’re seeing an avalanche of ads from the fossil-fuel industry. But it was only four years ago that companies like Chevron, BP and others were touting their commitment to renewables, and even Republicans were paying lip service to addressing climate change, instead of using “heal the planet” as a convention speech punchline.
The political gridlock on climate change is unlikely to clear up anytime soon, no matter who wins in November. But clean energy is enormously popular in the polls, and we can continue making progress by expanding investment opportunities in renewables. But to truly make the transition to a clean economy, we need a paradigm shift that gives millions of Americans a real stake in a clean energy future.
There are three simple things required: … Continue Reading