- “Can A Carbon Fee Save The World’s Oceans? Senator Whitehouse Says ‘Yes'” • Climate change is altering the oceans, and CO₂ is changing their chemistry. In an exclusive comment for CleanTechnica, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) says a carbon fee is the best method to limit emissions and mitigate ocean quality loss. [CleanTechnica]
- “California Governor Newsom And Michael Bloomberg Announce Plan To Use Satellite To Track Climate Change” • Gov Gavin Newsom of California and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a new initiative that will use satellite data from Earth-imaging company Planet to monitor climate change in California. [Newsweek]
- “Hanwha Q Cells Dedicates Largest Solar Panel Factory In Western Hemisphere” • Hanwha Q Cells opened a 300,000 square foot solar panel factory in Dalton, Georgia. The $200 million factory employs more than 650 workers and is capable of producing 12,000 solar panels a year, enough to generate 1.7 GW of electricity. [CleanTechnica]
- “The Short List Of Climate Actions That Will Work” • People often ask about solutions for climate change. What works? What should we be doing? A question on Quora was well enough formed to trigger me to write down the solution set: “What exactly is the current scientific consensus on steps to combat climate change?” [CleanTechnica]
- “RWE Touts 18 GW Renewable Project Pipeline In Green Shift” • German utility RWE said it has a renewable project pipeline of more than 18 GW, mostly in the US. The company confirmed that it is setting aside €1.5 billion ($1.37 billion) per year into renewable energy and storage, but indicated it could expand that to €3 billion. [ETEnergyworld.com]
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