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Guest Blog: Ahead of this week's US election the message is clear - the green revolution will be crowdfunded

The green blogosphere has been ablaze with posts, tweets, and comments about the second US presidential debate in which the two candidates squared off on their respective energy approaches.

 

 

The green blogosphere has been ablaze with posts, tweets, and comments about the second US presidential debate in which the two candidates squared off on their respective energy approaches. 

  • President Obama offered strong support for continued government-funded development in renewables, stating that, “[W]e’ve got to make sure we’re building the energy source of the future, not just thinking about next year, but ten years from now, 20 years from now.” 

  • Governor Romney downplayed green’s potential, saying that to get the economy jumpstarted, he would “[G]et America and North America energy independent… by more drilling, more permits, and licenses.”

The back and forth was entertaining. But it was also instructive – in fact, downright alarming. Climate change and its causes are firmly established within the scientific community. So to have a debate about whether or not to invest in newer sources of energy seems unthinkable. The discussion should focus on... click here to continue reading this guest blog from Austin Brentley of Re-Nuble.

 

 

 

 

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