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

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


NBA’s Mike Conley Chooses Tesla Model S Over Ferrari & Range Rover (VIDEO)

Originally published on Gas2.

After test driving both a Ferrari 458 Spider and a Range Rover, Conley made the obvious decision and went with the Tesla Model S. He’ll be among the first NBA players to own the electric luxury sedan, and he’s helping establish Tesla as an automobile to aspire to.

With Lance Fresh along for the ride, Conley explains how back in “the day”, the car he aspired to own as a NBA star was always a Range Rover. But after spending some seat time in both the Ferrari and the Range Rover, Conley spent time driving the Tesla. It admittedly took the point guard some time to get used to the silence of the Tesla, but he eventually realized the electric luxury sedan was “something special.”

“The next time you see me, I’ll have one,” he said regarding the Model S. Conley joins a growing population of Tesla fans and owners, which includes the likes of Johnny Depp and Jay Z. With Tesla poaching sales from established luxury automakers, and big names choosing the Model S over even a Ferrari, no wonder the status quo is feeling a little shaken up.

As for Conley? What else can I say other than the point guard has great taste in automobiles.

Source: Bleacher Report

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Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn Talks Climate and Carbon

Like any major city near a coast, Seattle likely won’t be immune from rising sea levels and other effects of global warming. Mayor Mike McGinn discusses the city’s plans for addressing climate change, including his push to divest Seattle’s pension funds from fossil fuel investments, and the city council’s plan to make Seattle carbon neutral by 2050.

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