- “Can Kitchen Gardens Combat Climate Change?” • Growing fruit and veg in the garden is already seen as environmentally friendly, but it could also be a weapon in the fight against climate change. That has been the experience of a community in Bangladesh, whose rice crop was ruined when seasonal rains came early. [BBC]
- “Massachusetts AG Healey Stokes Grassroots Effort For Clean Energy Market Rules In ISO-NE” • Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey launched an online effort to educate ratepayers about the region’s grid operator, ISO-New England. Included in the effort is a petition for market rules that promote clean energy. [Utility Dive]
- “US Has Only One Offshore Wind Energy Farm, But A $70 Billion Market Is On The Way” • Today, from Maine to Virginia, statesare poised to join a renewable-energy revolution that will provide abundant clean electricity, create tens of thousands of jobs, revitalize port cities, and spur economic growth in dozens of coastal communities. [CNBC]
- “Richer Nations Accused Of Stalling Progress On Climate Crisis” • Poor countries have accused a handful of richer nations, especially Brazil, China, and India, of holding up progress on tackling the climate crisis at UN talks in Madrid, as demonstrators and activists vented their frustration in the final hours of two weeks of negotiations. [The Guardian]
- “Renewables Top 90% Of Kenyan Power With New 50-MW Solar Plant” • Kenya brought a new 50-MW solar plant online. It said this means renewable energy, led by hydroelectricity, now makes up more than 90% of the country’s power mix. Kenya’s government is investing in the electricity grid to keep up with demand and reduce blackouts. [ETEnergyworld.com]
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