Climate change was absent during Presidential debates apart from a few Republican jabs at Solyndra and other federal loan guarantees in green energy. It came back strongly to the front scene two weeks ago when Mayor Bloomberg, a moderate Republican who ran last as an Independent , endorsed President Obama for a second term after Sandy Storn hit New York City (picture right).
While some residents of Big Apple are still waiting for their lights to be back on, Obama's reelection is good news for the cleantech sector. But investments have dipped significantly in 2012 due to a lack of profitable exits. So, realistically, what's next for cleantech?