- “Sanders And Ocasio-Cortez Pressure Congress To Declare Climate Change A National Emergency” • Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont teamed up with Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Earl Blumenauer of Oregon to unveil a new resolution that would declare climate change a national emergency. [CNN]
- “Extinction Rebellion And PR agencies Call For Industry To Declare ‘Climate Conflicts’” • Climate activists Extinction Rebellion are supporting a letter signed by more than a dozen PR agencies announcing their refusal to work on fossil fuel briefs, and calling for the PR industry to declare its ‘climate conflicts.’ Several have already begun on disclosures. [PRWeek]
- “Chinese Thermal Coal Demand Set To Fall With Launch Of New Power Transmission Line” • A tranmission line of ultra-high voltage, at 1.1 million volts, and 3,324 km (2,065-miles) long, has been launched in China. It is expected to cut demand for thermal coal dramatically, according to market sources quoted by S&P Global Platts. [CleanTechnica]
- “Chinese Expert Warns Australia Against Investing In New Coal Mines” • A Chinese renewable energy expert warned Australia against investing in new coal mines because her country, one of Australia’s biggest coal customers, is moving away from coal for energy production. China’s installed generating capacity is 38.3% renewable. [The Sydney Morning Herald]
- “Offshore Wind Energy To Be $70 Billion By 2025” • The Global offshore wind energy industry, which is valued about $18.479 billion in 2016 is projected to grow with a healthy rate of more than 15.9% over the forecast period 2018-2025, a market research report by Global Reports Store said. At this rate, it would reach $69.63 billion by 2025. [OE Digital]
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