General Wesley Clark at Southeast Clean Tech OpenRetired General Wesley Clark was the keynote speaker at the Southeast Clean Tech Open this year. Giving an invigorating speech at the event General Clark made a compelling speech about how policy needs to reflect the dire situation of a warming planet. To read the tweets in order read from the bottom up.

 

  • So honored to meet General Wesley Clark today. … https://www.instagram.com/p/BRHbEc9hspZ/
  • We need to do this for our children and grandchildren or they will inherit tragedy @GeneralClark
  • If we stay at business as usual now in 60 years there will be no businesses as usual @GeneralClark
  • Just remember going against big oil isn't easy. Bill Gates and Michael Dell were up against the slide ruler. #mucheasier @GeneralClark
  • In a children's science contest a winner developed a way to take nitrogen out of the air and fed plants. Fertilizer companies have done zero
  • We need a carbon tax. @GeneralClark
  • It's time for us to rethink our #electricity. Invest now and let's conquer this @GeneralClark
  • You can't do it alone. Government Private and international collaboration #climatechange
  • When real estate sales people sell homes in #Miami they now talk #sealevelrise
  • The external effects of coal is going to kill our planet @GeneralClark
  • Government leads and they need to lead on #climatechange @GeneralClark
  • We also pay when our sons and daughters go overseas both economically and emotionally @GeneralClark
  • When countries become unstable from #climatechange our sons and daughters go to sacrifice themselves to provide stability @GeneralClark
  • We really need to be #carbon negative @GeneralClark
  • 83% of our energy comes from fossilized #carbon @generalclark
  • We are at the tip of the iceberg in seeing climate destruction @GeneralClark
  • I want to leave you with a greater sense of urgency @GeneralClark
  • The hardest thing #congress is working on is insurance regulations because of #climatechange and #sealevelrise @GeneralClark
  • The Gulf Coast is going to be gone in 30 years due to #sealevelrise
  • Greenland ice cap is like Swiss cheese. It's increasing the melt
  • There has never been a Greenland Ice Cap over 400 parts per million greenhouse gas. We are at 402 ppm
  • #ClimateChange is the biggest threat to humanity ever @GeneralClark
  • Let the real tweeting begin! @GeneralClark now on stage – at Georgia Railroad Freight Depot
  • Commissioner @timechols makes case for #EVs in GA   @kcboyce @BethSEGreen @cleanenergyorg @MercedesBenz #georgiacleanenergy
  • A majority of vehicles in the US go unused 23 hours a day
  • Automotive industry trends - connected, autonomous, shared and #electrified #thinkev
  • Both @CocaCola and @MercedesBenz were founded in 1886 #whoknew
  • When you go See Rock City you can charge your #ev now #itsasoithernthang
  • #NYC Mayor's discovered that @ups and @fedex electric trucks are an immediate break even
  • #EVs get cleaner over time the only vehicle that does that @timechols
  • #EV drivers become very stingy about #electricity usage. Good #energy consumers
  • After the #Georgia #ev #taxcredit left EV market dropped by 95%
  • #Georgia still number 1 market for @NissanLEAF
  • By 2024 there will be 5 million #Evs on the road @timechols
  • #Atlanta has one of the largest #ev charging networks in the US
  • There were 24,000 vehicles #ev sold in December of 2016
  • Currently 600,000 plug-in vehicles on US roads today
  • German car companies are leading in #ev manufacturing.
  • Comm. @timechols joking about #ev range anxiety. Please note he's on his third EV
  • There are a total of 1500 MW of #solar in small installations in Georgia @GeorgiaPower
  • Ervan Hancock of @GeorgiaPower discussing the aggressive adoption of #renewables@
  • The business outlook for #German businesses in the Southeast
  • #Renewables are critical national security #cleantechopen
  • In Germany, on a slow sunny windy weekend they can exist in #renewables alone
  • Yep get ready for the tweets