OriginOctober 3, 2016
MainlineOctober 3, 2016
Divided was grown from March On and Elephant Titus
A fter the mid-term elections dust cleared, a Republican/Democrat-split government threatens to slow tangible advancements to pass legislation that could push climate policy up the political agenda.
The US is one of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters, both on an absolute and per capita basis, and a split government will make climate investments harder to deliver. But with renewables now cost competitive in many states, and Silicon Valley earmarking billions of dollars for clean tech investment, a renewable revolution seems inevitable..