- “Farming Under Solar Panels Saves Water And Creates Energy” • Farming crops under solar panels, a process called agrivoltaics, can boost food production, water savings, and the efficiency of electricity production, researchers report. It can build resilience in the challenging areas of renewable energy and sustainable food production. [Futurity]
- “Four Automakers Bucked Trump Policy On Emissions. Now They Are Under Antitrust Investigation” • Four automakers agreed in July to meet the tougher standards set by the California Air Resources Board rather than the Trump administration’s rules. Now, the Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into them. [CNN]
- “Hydrogen Could Replace Coke In Steelmaking And Lower Carbon Emissions Dramatically” • Industry depends on steel to make everything from consumer goods to buildings, but steelmaking accounts for about 9% of all carbon emissions. A report claims hydrogen could replace coke for making 10 to 50% of all steel by the year 2050. [CleanTechnica]
- “Hundreds Of Climate Sceptics To Mount International Campaign To Stop Net-Zero Targets Being Made Law” • A letter titled “There is no climate emergency,” which has been signed by 400 people who deem climate change to be a myth, is being sent to EU leaders and UN institutions ahead of key environment talks. [The Independent]
- “Indianapolis Launches The New, Fully-Electric Red Line, Powered By BYD” • IndyGo in Indianapolis launched the new Red Line this week, with a fleet of fully electric buses from BYD. The Red Line will start service Monday with 13 American-made BYD K11 articulated buses. These 60-footers can carry up to 120 passengers at a time. [CleanTechnica]
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