- “Vegetarian Diets Not Always The Most Climate-Friendly, Researchers Say” • Scientists found that diets in which meat, fish, or dairy products were consumed only once a day would leave less of a footprint on climate change and water supplies than a vegetarian diet including milk and eggs, in 95% of countries they analysed. [Good Food]
- “US Utility-Scale Solar Pipeline Tops 37.9 GW” • The US solar industry now boasts the largest pipeline of utility-scale solar projects in history with a record 37.9 GW of contracted solar, according to the latest figures, in the US Solar Market Insight Report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association. [CleanTechnica]
- “California Vows To Fight Trump Administration To Keep Higher Car Emission Standards” • Sacramento has vowed to fight Washington’s attempt to remove the state’s higher car emission standards. “It’s about the oil industry, period, full stop. It’s not about the car manufacturers, … it’s not about our economy,” Governor Gavin Newsom said. [KGO-TV]
- “Greta Thunberg Has A Suggestion For Congress On How To Take Real Action On The Climate Crisis” • Sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg appeared in front of Congress before a hearing on climate change, just days after she met with former President Barack Obama. She said, “I don’t want you to listen to me. I want you to listen to the scientists.” [CNN]
- “Investors Turn Up The Heat On Companies Over Climate Change” • A group of 515 investors managing assets worth $35 trillion are sending a message to governments and companies: Do more to fight climate change. They urged policymakers to act with the “utmost urgency” to comply with the goals of the 2015 Paris climate agreement. [CNN]
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