- “Some Of Pennsylvania’s Iconic Tree Species Might Not Survive Climate Change” • Thousands of acres of the mountain maple, American beech, balsam fir, paper birch, and quaking aspen that produce some of Pennsylvania’s most vibrant spring, summer, and fall scenes are at risk because of climate change, a state agency said. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]
- “Energy Prices Drop In Europe As Cheaper Renewable Energy Fights For Market Share” • Gas and coal prices are plunging in Europe, hurt by the relentless threat of ever-cheaper clean energy that’s gaining market share and pushing out the fossil fuels in the process. [The National]
- “Massachusetts Officials Recommend Another 1.6 GW of Offshore Wind” • Massachusetts officials have recommended that the state double down on its offshore wind program and sign contracts for another 1,600 MW of capacity in two solicitations to be held in the early 2020s. They were encouraged by low bids in recent auctions. [Greentech Media]
- “PM To Challenge Trump’s Approach On Climate” • Theresa May will raise the issue of climate change with Donald Trump during his upcoming visit to the UK, Downing Street has told BBC News. The confirmation coincides with UK climate researchers asking the prime minister to “robustly challenge” President Trump on the topic. [BBC]
- Solar Energy Association has been hosting annual fundraising raffles to win a Tesla for the past six years. This year, anyone in the US can help support the ISEA’s solar advocacy and enter for a chance to win a Tesla Model X by visiting the ISEA store. [CleanTechnica]
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