- “London’s Route 94 Gets An Upgrade With 29 New Electric Double-Decker Buses From BYD” • An arterial bus route in West London is going fully electric. London United, a subsidiary of transit operator RATP Dev, took delivery of 29 fully electric BYD double-decker buses. They were built by BYD partner Alexander Dennis Limited. [CleanTechnica]
- “Scientists Warn Climate Change Is Destroying California Kelp Forests” • Kelp forests off the West Coast are being reduced at an alarming rate by marine heat waves linked to climate change, according to seven top marine scientists. They have written an open letter about the problem and had it published in Science magazine. [Public News Service]
- “How Cutting Your Food Waste Can Help The Climate” • All food generates greenhouse gases to reach our plates, but then nearly a third of it is thrown away or wasted. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that if food waste was a country, it would be the third highest emitter of greenhouse gases after the US and China. [BBC]
- “As California Forests Heat Up, Birds Are Flocking To Higher Ground” • Brett Furnas, senior environmental scientist with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, has studied climate change responses of migratory songbirds for over a decade. He reported a disturbing trend. Some species are leaving California’s low-lying forests altogether. [CleanTechnica]
- “A Georgia Town Gets Half Of Its Electricity From President Jimmy Carter’s Solar Farm” • President Jimmy Carter has long been passionate about clean energy, having grown up on a farm without electricity. He has had a solar array built on his farm in Plains, Georgia. The array’s 3,852 solar panels provide the town with over half of its electricity. [CleanTechnica]
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