- “Public Private Partnership Building Net Zero Homes For Low Income Families In Rhode Island” • In Rhode Island, a public private partnership is building five new homes for low income buyers that are designed to have no utility bills at all. The design was a project of the Rhode Island School of Design architecture program. [CleanTechnica]
- “The Harvard-Yale Football Game Was Delayed After Students And Alumni Stormed The Field To Protest Climate Change” • The Harvard-Yale football game was delayed nearly 30 minutes after more than a hundred students and alumni flooded the field at halftime to protest against the schools’ endowments from fossil fuel companies. [CNN]
- “Newsom Halts Hundreds Of Fracking Permits” • California Gov Gavin Newsom halted approval of hundreds of fracking permits until independent scientists can review them. The state Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources announced it will not approve new wells that use high-pressure steam to extract oil from the underground. [Antelope Valley Press]
- “More Solar Power To Drive The All-Electric Economy Of The Sparkling Green Future” • Solar power is primarily associated with PV or thermal collection technology, but there is also a third wave of technology that mimics the process by which plants absorb and convert sunlight. It “splits” water to make hydrogen, which can be used for fuel. [CleanTechnica]
- “Coal Knew, Too” • “Exxon knew.” Thanks to the work of activists and journalists, those two words have rocked the politics of climate change in recent years. Investigations have revealed the extent to which giants like Exxon Mobil and Shell were aware of the danger. But the coal industry knew, too, as early as 1966, as articles on the subject show. [HuffPost]
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