- “From Ruined Bridges To Dirty Air, EPA Scientists Price Out The Cost Of Climate Change” • By the end of the century, the manifold consequences of unchecked climate change will cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars every year, according to a study by EPA scientists. They said no part of the country will be untouched. [Virgin Islands Daily News]
- “Climate Change Poses Security Risks, According To Decades Of Intelligence Reports” • A series of authoritative governmental and nongovernmental analyses over more than three decades lays a strong foundation for concern over climate change implications for national security. They come from the CIA, NSA, FBI, and others. [Yale Climate Connections]
- “Particulate Pollution In The Air We Breathe Kills Hundreds Of Thousands A Year, Study Finds” • Air pollution is deadly: A study links exposure to it to more than 107,000 premature deaths in the United States in 2011. Energy consumption causes 57% of the pollution-related deaths. It isn’t just killing us; it cost the country $866 billion. [CNN]
- “Storage To Hit 158 GWh By 2024” • The global energy storage market is forecast to expand 13-fold to 158 GWh by 2024, according to latest research by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables. The US and China are projected to dominate the market, making up 54% of GWh deployed capacity by 2024, the report said. [reNEWS]
- “Renewables, Electrification Can Reduce 75% Of Emissions” • Scaling up renewable energy and electrification could deliver more than 75% of the energy-related emission reductions needed to meet global climate goals, an International Renewable Energy Agency report said. And the payoff would be three times the cost or more. [Anadolu Agency]
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