- “Sunrise Movement Goes Viral Without Twitter Ads, Yet Still Influences National Narrative” • Climate action momentum is building around the US and world, in good part due to Sunrise advocacy. The word has spread without such things as insidious Twitter ads. The Sunrise Movement is accomplishing a lot with little more than people power. [CleanTechnica]
- “Solar Costs And Wind Costs So Low They’re Cheaper Than Existing Coal And Nuclear – Lazard LCOE Report” • Lazard’s latest LCOE report says cheap energy from solar and wind are competing with existing coal and nuclear plants. It can be cheaper to build new wind and solar farms than to keep existing coal and nuclear power plants going. [CleanTechnica]
- “New And Strange Climate Pattern Includes More Violent El Niño Swings” • In the industrial age, El Niños have become more intense, standing to worsen storms, drought, and coral bleaching in El Niño years. A new study has found compelling evidence in the Pacific Ocean that the stronger El Niños are part of a climate pattern that is new and strange. [SciTechDaily]
- “Tesla Cybertruck Starts FromPowerful El Niño events in 1997 and 2015 (NOAA) $39,900! Better Value Than Ford F-150?” • The Tesla Cybertruck was unveiled last night. Compared with a similarly outfitted Ford F-150, its entry price of $39,900 is shockingly affordable. The F-150’s price, with similar features, would be considerably higher priced, and it would cost much more to maintain. [CleanTechnica]
- “Federal Gulf Cod Fishery Likely To Close As Warming Waters Push Cod Numbers To Lowest On Record” • The latest Gulf of Alaska trawl survey shows the lowest cod numbers on record. That threatens to close the federal Gulf cod fishery which was slated to begin in less than two months. Cod have declined so badly that few fishermen go after them. [KTOO]
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