- “Loon, Hermit Thrush Among Vermont Birds Threatened By Climate Change” • Some of Vermont’s most iconic native birds, including the common loon, white-throated sparrow and the hermit thrush – the state bird – are under threat from climate change, according to a new report from the National Audubon Society. [vtdigger.org]
- “Great Britain Witnesses Soaring Battery Storage Exports To Distribution Networks” • Battery storage exports to the UK’s distribution networks have jumped to almost 49 GWh in 2018 from 50 MWh in 2014, according to a report released by the Renewable Energy Association and energy market data hub operator ElectraLink. [Renewables Now]
- “For The First Time Renewables Overtake Fossil Fuels In UK Power Generation” • In the UK, renewable sources generated more electricity than fossil fuel power plants over the past three months. This year’s third quarter was the first since 1882 in which renewables outpaced fossil fuels, climate website Carbon Brief said. [The London Economic]
- “Extinction Rebellion: London Takes Deep Breath As Climate Activists Hold Nerve For Second Week Of Protests” • London is braced for another week of chaos as Extinction Rebellion plan to bring further disruption. Climate activists are holding their nerve despite the arrest toll from the last week of protests reaching more than 1,300. [iNews]
- “Experts Axed By Trump’s EPA Are Preparing Their Own Pollution Report” • Twenty experts who had served on the EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee but were canned as the Donald Trump administration stocked its panels with industry shills, met this week to continue their work independently, NBC News reported. [Gizmodo Australia]
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