- “The Arcimoto Deliverator Could Be The Ultimate Last Mile Delivery Vehicle” • Arcimoto, which unveiled the prototype of a last mile delivery version of its electric Fun Utility Vehicle last year and is back with a sleeker, more refined version of the Deliverator. CleanTechnica spoke with Arcimoto CEO Mark Frohnmayer to get the inside scoop. [CleanTechnica]
- “We Can No Longer Rely On Historical Data To Predict Extreme Weather” • We’ve always been able to use historic weather patterns to help predict extreme weather events. But a new study published in Science Advances shows that in just a decade, the climate has shifted so drastically historic weather is no longer a reliable predictor. [Popular Science]
- “Earth Just Passed Second Hottest February On Record” • The average global land and ocean surface temperature for February 2020 was 2.11°F (1.17°C) above the 20th-century average and the second-highest on record behind 2016, according to NOAA. February also had the highest monthly temperature departure without an El Niño. [CleanTechnica]
- “Global Offshore Capacity Nears 30 GW With 6-GW 2019 Surge” • The offshore wind industry installed just over 6 GW of new capacity in 2019, taking total world capacity to 29 GW, according to figures released by the Global Wind Energy Council. Last year’s installations marked a 35.5% increase on 2018, which saw 4.5 GW installed. [reNEWS]
- “Governor Cuomo Blows $1 Billion Into Wind, Solar Energy Development” • Awards for 21 large-scale solar, wind, and energy storage projects across upstate New York, which total 1,278 MW of new renewable capacity, are expected to spur over $2.5 billion in investments and create over 2,000 short-term and long-term jobs in the state. [Real Estate Weekly]
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