Interview: Brandon Hurlbut of Clean Energy 4 America

We spoke this week with Brandon Hurlbut, who helped to organize thousands of clean energy supporters to work to elect Joe Biden President.  He is also an expert on energy policy, politics, and finance.  He co-hosts the popular podcast Political Climate, with Friend of the Planet, Julia Pyper. And he was the Chief of Staff of the Energy Department in the Obama Administration.

We asked if he thought the administration should be even more ambitious on clean energy and he said,

“Yes, 100%.”

And advised the Biden administration to,

“Be bold and not be concerned about what is on Twitter or some inside baseball blog post that most Americans don’t see. Do things that are very visible to the American public…also really focus on deployment…talk to communities and find out what projects can be done…and find government support to get them done.”

Thanks, Brandon!  We are looking forward to continuing to partner with Political Climate and now with Clean Energy 4 America going forward – be sure to check them out.  And don’t miss the end of the interview to find out who is Brandon’s celebrity climate hero!

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