Tag: “The Cleantech Conservative”

Yesterday is Always Tomorrow for the Global Bioeconomy

Yesterday is Always Tomorrow for the Global Bioeconomy

December 13, 2021 |

By Douglas L. Faulkner, President, Leatherstocking LLC and the “Cleantech Conservative” Special to The Digest No, I’m not repeating here the usual biting critique from anti-biofuels advocates about an industry always promising a better mañana, but never delivering today.  Instead, this title summarizes my historical perspective as a veteran of decades of the bio-wars, taking […]

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Bioenergy:  The Great Continuum

Bioenergy: The Great Continuum

June 1, 2020 |

By Gerard J. Ostheimer, Ph.D., Managing Director, below50 and Douglas L. Faulkner, “the Clean Tech Conservative” & President, Leatherstocking LLC Special to The Digest In the rush of twenty-first century life, especially in this time of multiple crises, we can lose a sense of historical perspective, be lulled into thinking that only the new and […]

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Maginot Line Mentality

Maginot Line Mentality

February 11, 2014 |

By Douglas L. Faulkner, “The Cleantech Conservative” Following the long bloodbath of World War I trench warfare, the war-weary French spent the interwar years building the Maginot Line, a supposedly-impenetrable defensive structure, to prevent another such tragedy and give them the edge over their historic enemies, the Germans. Unfortunately, France’s massive effort failed to anticipate […]

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