- “Asia Pacific to See 355 GW of Solar and Offshore Wind Boom in the Next Five Years” • The Asia Pacific region is expected to add a further 355 GW of new PV capacity over the next five years, despite expectations that installations will decline this year. And the region’s offshore wind industry is predicted to grow 20-fold over the next decade. [CleanTechnica]
- “The Fate of the Ocean: Our Ocean Conference” • With much of the world’s attention now fixated on climate change, the Our Ocean conference on the island of Bali is a great opportunity to address the health of the oceans and garner commitments to save it from the scourges of pollution, overfishing, and transnational crime. [Council on Foreign Relations]
- “GM Pushes National Electric Car Plan as Trump Tries to Roll Back Emissions Standards” • In response to an administration proposal to roll back fuel economy requirements, General Motors is calling for the federal government to start a nationwide program to put EVs on the road, modeled on California’s Zero Emission Vehicle program. [CNN]
- “GM Plans to Supply Energy to its Arlington Assembly Plant Using Wind Power” • General Motors has been launching initiatives to make its business more sustainable and eco-friendly. GM recently announced that its assembly plant in Arlington, Texas, is set to be powered entirely by wind energy within the next few years. [The News Wheel]
- “Holland Wind Turbine Takes a Step Forward, but Path Ahead Still Uncertain” • Development of the Dairy Air Wind project Holland, Vermont, moved ahead a bit when the Public Utility Commission reversed a May ruling putting the project on hold while it determined how its power would impact the local electrical grid. [vtdigger.org]
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