- “DEME Consortium Plans Ostend Green Hydrogen Drive” • A Belgian group is planning to construct a facility in the Port of Ostend by 2025 to produce green hydrogen from offshore wind-generated electricity. According to the three project partners, Hyport will cut CO₂ emissions in Flanders by around 500,000 to 1 million tonnes annually. [reNEWS]
- “The Climate Change Solution That Climate Deniers Can Get Behind” • Republicans and Democrats generally disagree about climate change, but they are likely to agree on renewable and clean energy. Among Republicans, 77% agree with funding more research into renewable energy, and 79% are behind generating renewable energy. [VICE]
- “200 Years Since Antarctica Was Discovered, The Continent Faces Irreversible Glacial Melting” • On January 27, the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica, glaciologists say the continent is approaching a tipping point. Pass it and nothing will prevent the glaciers from melting, even if we cut out all GHG emissions overnight. [Newsweek]
- “”Simec Atlantis Hails MeyGen Performance” • According to an update released by developer Simec Atlantis Energy, the 6-MW MeyGen tidal energy plant exported over 13.8 GWh of electricity to the grid in 2019. This is equivalent to the annual electricity consumption of around 3800 typical UK homes. It generated a revenue of £3.9 million. [reNEWS]
- “Groups Funded By Oil Industry Bash Plan To Reduce Northeast’s Dependence On Oil” • Last month Gov Chris Sununu announced that New Hampshire would not participate in the Transportation and Climate Initiative. The program just being developed, but groups tied to petroleum interests and the Koch empire are already fighting it. [DeSmog]
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