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Hilary Clinton pushes for USA to become renewable energy ‘superpower’

antnuke-relevantClinton: US can become renewable energy ‘superpower’,blueandgreen tomorrow, Sunday, September 7th, 2014 By Tom Revell  Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has called for increased investment in renewable energy to achieve “a clean energy future” and address the threat of climate change.

Speaking at the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas on Thursday, Clinton – who has been tipped as a likely Democrat candidate for the 2016 presidential election – warned of the risks of unabated greenhouse gas Clinton,-Hillaryemissions.

Sea levels are rising, ice caps are melting, storms, droughts and wildfires are wreaking havoc. 13 of the top 14 warmest years have all come since 2000,” she said.

However, while promoting the use of shale gas as a bridge fuel, Clinton argued that the US could become a world leader in the use of renewable energy.

America can be the clean energy superpower of the 21st century,” she said.

Just look at what’s happening here in Nevada. This state has quintupled its renewable energy capacity since 2008.  Our economic recovery, our efforts against climate change, our strategic position in the world all will improve if we can build a safe bridge to a clean energy economy,” the former first lady added……..

September 8, 2014 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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