Based in Fresno, California, Leon Kaye is a business writer and strategic communications specialist. He has also been featured in The Guardian, Sustainable Brands and CleanTechnica. When he has time, he shares his thoughts on his own site, GreenGoPost.com. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com. You can also reach out via Twitter (@LeonKaye) and Instagram (GreenGoPost).

Carbon tax, climate change, congress, ExxonMobil, Rex Tillerson, Republicans, Leon Kaye, energy industry, Rex Tillerson, cap and trade

ExxonMobil Pays Lip Service to a Carbon Tax

Despite public statements, a review of ExxonMobil’s campaign contributions — especially during this election cycle — indicates the company is funding climate deniers.

Carbon XPrize, NRG, COSIA, tar sands, climate change, carbon emissions, Leon Kaye

Carbon XPrize Announces Entries Vying for $20 Million in Prizes

The Carbon XPrize is a five-year competition that seeks to convert carbon emissions into successful, profitable and useful products. Nearly 50 organizations from seven nations will compete in this $20 million competition that seeks to revolutionize clean tech.

Twitter, trolling, social media, diversity, inclusion, free speech, Leon Kaye

Twitter Struggles as Trolling Continues to Turn Users Away

Twitter established a policy on reporting abuse several years ago. But the trolling keeps getting uglier, and more prominent users are closing their accounts. The result is a long-term threat to Twitter’s business viability.

Desalination, water technology, farming, Leon Kaye, Israel, drought, Middle East, climate change, San Joaquin Valley, San Diego, Netafim

Israel, the Water Superpower

With advances in desalination, irrigation and water recycling, Israel has become the global water superpower.