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World Energy Innovation Forum

Clean Energy in the Cat-bird seat?

Carl Pope | Posted 06.08.2016 | Green
Carl Pope

Climate denial is still a threat and a problem -- particularly in the politics of the US. But the ace in the whole that the coal and oil industry still hold is the reluctance of wealthy industrial nations to recognize that this is a time to invest in -- not strangle -- the future.

The Factory That Forged Me: Fremont, the Tesla Motors Plant

Carl Pope | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Ironically, this is the first time I've toured this particular auto-assembly plant (which was first owned by General Motors; then by NUMMI, a joint venture between GM and Toyota; and now by Tesla), even though much of my understanding of innovation and sustainability comes from bird-dogging the evolution of this building over the years.