- “Students, Teachers: Drift Along With An Epic Arctic Climate Expedition” • K-12 students around the world can now be a part of one of the largest Arctic climate research expeditions ever conducted. In September, the RV Polarstern icebreaker set out to freeze itself in Arctic sea ice. For the next year it will drift across the Arctic ocean. [CU Boulder Today]
- “Tesla 3rd Quarter Sales Grew 1664% In 6 Years, 271% In 2 Years” • Many of us who believed that Elon Musk’s aggressive forecasts could come to pass weren’t super confident they would actually would be. We were perhaps more hopeful than convinced. Nevertheless, Tesla is currently on track to nail Elon Musk’s 2014 forecast for 2020 sales. [CleanTechnica]
- “PacifiCorp To Add 7 GW Clean Power By 2025” • PacifiCorp, a untility serving the Northwest, has published a 20-year blueprint setting out a plan to add around 7 GW of new renewables and storage capacity by 2025. The plan includes more than 3.5 GW of new wind capacity, 3 GW of solar, and 600 MW of storage by the middle of the next decade. [reNEWS]
- “Shipping Is One Of The Dirtiest Industries. Now It’s Trying To Clean Up Its Act” • The shipping industry was excluded from the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement because its emissions are hard to allocate to individual countries. But the international community has started to act, and some shipping businesses are taking up the challenge. [CNN]
- “Greta Thunberg Just Sassed Putin With Her Classic Clapback Style” • Greta Thunberg is a teenager who knows what it’s like to be criticized by leaders of the world’s most powerful countries, but she doesn’t seem to be short on comebacks. Her Twitter bio used to mock criticism of her by Donald Trump. Now it mocks one from Vladimir Putin. [HuffPost UK]
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