30 Dec '16, 11pm

Despite current rhetoric, there is a history of bipartisan support for #cleanenergy in America.

Despite current rhetoric, there is a history of bipartisan support for #cleanenergy in America.

Despite current rhetoric, there is a history of bipartisan support for clean energy in America. I know, because I’ve been an advocate for 40 years and I’ve seen the progress – regardless of the party in power. We’ve been able to forge ahead because clean energy and clean air are what Americans demand. And, time after time, we have been outraged whenever politicians attempted to roll them back. This bipartisan support even predates evidence that clean energy policies promote economic growth, innovation, and job creation—and they also enhance market forces. Another reason for bipartisan support is that clean energy policies reduce pollution and utility bills—things all Americans can support. Today, clean energy costs less than using dirty energy, which should appeal to fiscal conservatives and everyone else. For all these reasons, people of all political persuasions should w...

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