“He who leads the green economy will lead the world economy"
“Our competitors are waging a historic effort to build clean energy sources. China and Germany are right now building facilities just like this one. No one is playing for second place."
“The Tesla-NUMMI partnership is a symbol of progress… Tesla is joining with Toyota in a venture to put a thousand skilled workers back to work manufacturing an all-electric car. And this is only the beginning.”
"The spill in the gulf, which is heartbreaking, only underscores the necessity of seeking alternative fuel sources"
"We're not going to transition out of oil next year, or 10 years from now, but think about it — part of what's happening in the gulf is that oil companies are drilling a mile under water before they hit ground, and then a mile below that before they hit oil. ... We're not going to be able to sustain this kind of fossil fuel use. This planet can't sustain it."
"We are making progress, but we still have more work to do. That’s why I am going to fight to pass comprehensive climate and energy legislation in Washington, and we’re going to get it done this year. I want to create incentives that will fully unleash the potential to grow technology and jobs in this sector.”
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