- “Duke University Students Set World Record For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Fuel Economy – 14,573 Miles Per Gallon” • Guiness World Records confirmed that Duke University students set a new world fuel economy record for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. In an experimental vehicle, the students got a stunning 14,573 miles per gallon. [CleanTechnica]
- “Acting EPA head signs Trump admin proposal that would release more CO2 into the air, WSJ reports” • The EPA will allow states to set their own emission standards for coal-fueled power plants, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Critics say the decision will result in much more carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere. [KSHB]
- “Sea-Level Rise Is A Major Urban Economic Risk” • When we think of sea-level rise due to global warming, we tend to think of beaches eroding or perhaps tiny Pacific nations like the Maldives slowly disappearing. The reality, however, is that it will not be countries or country sides bearing the economic brunt of sea-level rise. It will be cities. [CleanTechnica]
- “Study: Climate change possible cause of bird species decline” • Climate change could be to blame for the collapse of bird populations in the desert along the Nevada-California border, Berkeley scientists said. The number of bird species has fallen by an average of 43% over the past century at survey sites over a wide area. [Yahoo News]
- “DTE Energy partners with Wisconsin dairy farm to create renewable natural gas” • DTE Energy recently launched a project with a Wisconsin dairy farm to create renewable natural gas from dairy cow waste. The initiative, a joint effort with Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, will create fuel to power compressed natural gas vehicles. [Daily Energy Insider]
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