Renewables and the Bottom Line

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

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EDF’s video shows how clean energy is thriving and seeks to arm policymakers, entrepreneurs and clean energy advocates with compelling facts to back that statement up. The video features interviews with Helen Brauner, senior vice president of marketing and strategic planning for Green Mountain Energy; Congressman Lloyd Doggett, U.S. Representative for Texas’s 25th Congressional District; and Stephen Frank, electrical Engineer for Xtreme Power.

Like innovations in medicine and telecom, energy innovation shouldn’t be a political issue. But clean energy has suffered from some expensive negative attacks recently. Not surprisingly, these attacks have mainly come from those who stand to profit from today’s fossil fuel industry—which receives about 75 times more subsidies than clean energy sources.

“Despite the fact that clean energy has become the ‘modern-day whipping boy,’ it is indeed alive and thriving. The clean energy sector now creates more jobs than the fossil fuel industry and, just last…

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