Mike Casey

Mike Casey is the president and founder of Tigercomm, a leading U.S. cleantech PR firm with offices in Arlington, Va. and San Francisco, Calif.

‘Degradable Plastic Bag’ Manufacturer Makes False Claims About Product

Recently, our dog chewed up our 10-years-old family compost bin. The new, metal bin we purchased came with “degradable” (e.g., not “BIOdegradable”) bags by a company …

Oops: Gas Industry Study on Industry “Economics” Omits Costs of Water Contamination

Despite spending massively to position itself as “clean,” the natural gas industry has a serious pollution problem it doesn’t want getting more public and regulatory …

Election 2012

Can Obama go back to political base(ics)?

An Obama 2012 rally in Chicago in April.Photo: Barack ObamaCross-posted from the Great Energy Challenge blog. President Obama made a smart move this month by putting …

Solar Industry Executives Talk About Massive Solar Jobs Growth

In mid-October, my Tigercomm colleague Mark Sokolove and I took Scaling Green’s Communicating Energy lecture series on the road to the Solar Power International 2011 (SPI) conference and trade show in …

Mr. Morriss gets acquainted with Irish Confetti

Merriam-Webster: Irish Confetti – “A rock or brick used as a missile.” We recently wrote about professional clean energy critic Andrew Morriss being schooled by Center for …

Fossil Fuels

NY Times lets dirty energy soil its op-ed page

Robert Bryce got a seat last week next to Thomas Friedman and Nicholas Kristof on the Times’ opinion page, with a piece of pro-dirty energy propaganda

Clean energy advocate gives a 'how to' clinic on rebutting fossil energy disinformation

Cross-posted from The Great Energy Challenge blog Over the past few months, I’ve made the case that dirty energy lobby plays a full contact game …

Lessons from PFC Restrepo’s Mother

The incredibly brave work of the U.S. Special Forces team that killed Osama bin Laden brought some badly needed, uplifting news. It gave Americans welcome, …

Coal

National coal expert: ‘Mining is a loser’ in practically every way

Anytime coal’s cost to America is discussed, the coal industry reflexively talks about what an economic lifeline it is for the states in which it …