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Tell Warren Buffett: Stop Blocking the Sun, Support Small Rooftop and Farm Solar

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Warren Buffett’s utilities — along with others across the country — are mounting a coordinated effort to block the astounding growth of small, rooftop solar being installed by homeowners, farmers, ranchers and small businesses. (1)

It’s a cynical effort to eliminate competition for Warren’s own businesses, instead of complementing the investments being made by citizens across the country right now to #ActOnClimate by adding their own clean energy to the grid.

With his tremendous influence and respect in the world business community, Warren Buffett can be a leader and “Oracle” on climate change, by pursuing the new utility business models we need to accelerate our transition to clean energy.

Tell Warren Buffett: Stop blocking the sun.
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On April 30th at the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Bold Nebraska’s Jane Kleeb joined world-renowned climate scientist Dr. James Hansen and others to advocate for a shareholder resolution and host a Climate Rally outside the meeting.

Update: More than 10% of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders voted YES on the Climate Risk Resolution — a sizable constituency, especially given the fact that Warren himself owns 1/3 of all of Berkshire’s shares and voted them against the resolution. (2)

Next step: We’re urging Warren to #ActOnClimate and stop blocking small rooftop solar. 

Click here and tell Warren Buffett: Stop blocking the sun.

Thanks for standing with us to #ActOnClimate.

Jane and the Bold Nebraska team


1. “Buffett Says He Loves Renewables, So Why Is His Company Trying To Kill Solar Energy?,” ThinkProgress, 3/7/16.

2. “Warren Buffett Faces Pressure to Invest for the Climate, Not Just for Profit,” InsideClimate News, 4/6/16.

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