This summer time, we will likely be extending fairness possession alternatives for non-staff, for the primary time ever.
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Why make investments?
Our crew has determined it’s time to ratchet issues up, in order that we will do extra good and drive the revolution sooner and sooner. With an funding enhance, we might significantly enhance and enhance our output — when it comes to articles, stories, podcasts, and YouTube movies. We might additionally change into extra financially secure in order that we by no means endure the destiny of nice cleantech web sites which have light away (most just lately, Greentech Media).
The opposite factor to think about is that Tucker Carlson, of Fox Information fame, began a right-wing media firm proper about the identical time we began CleanTechnica. One distinction? Carlson acquired a $3 million examine to start out his media firm, from a billionaire coal baron who owned a big swath of coal reserves. Not surprisingly, Carlson launched a big local weather change denialism empire — serving to that coal baron squeeze out just a few extra million from his coal reserves. If we’d gotten a $3 million examine from a wind vitality baron, we might’ve been in a position to counter that BS a bit extra, protecting extra coal within the floor and turning extra communities on to the advantages of wind and photo voltaic as a substitute.
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Nevertheless, we’re additionally reasonable — we all know that the written phrase is just not the quickest rising section of media. That’s the reason we’re increasing effectively past this to incorporate plans for a clear vitality house present, extra audio and video manufacturing, a Spanish language channel, and extra authentic stories and evaluation.
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