- “As The Climate Changes And The Earth Warms, Where’s The Safest Place On Earth To Live?” • From the most populous cities to the loneliest, isolated islets, everyone, everywhere will be affected in some way by climate change. Not everyone’s circumstances are equal, though, and climate change resilience varies widely from place to place. [IFLScience]
- French President Emmanuel Macron today said $1 trillion will be needed to achieve one TW of solar power capacity by 2030. Speaking alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the first conference of the International Solar Alliance, he mentioned the financing and regulation hurdles for achieving the target that need to be cleared. [Economic Times]
- Climate change is expected to drive demand for clean energy in the decades ahead, giving an edge to countries that invest in low-carbon technologies. President Trump is pushing to cut spending on clean energy research, undermining any hope for US competitiveness as the chief economic rivals aim to double public funding for the same. [CleanTechnica]
- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi presented a 10-point action plan to promote the use of solar energy at the founding conference of the International Solar Alliance in New Delhi. Addressing the conference, which was founded by India, he said India will generate 175 GW of electricity from renewable energy sources by 2022. [The Statesman]
- A regional developer and operator of large-scale commercial solar energy installations is proposing a $10 million, 7-MW project in Lenox, Massachusetts. Syncarpha Capital’s project could power 200 to 500 homes and small businesses through cost-saving community solar agreements, the project developer told the Planning Board. [Berkshire Eagle]
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