- “Johnnie Walker Whisky Will Be Sold In Paper Bottles Next Year” • Starting next year, Johnnie Walker fans will be able to pour their whisky from a planet-friendly bottle. Diageo, the British spirits company that owns the brand, announced the development of a paper-based spirits bottle made from sustainably sourced wood. [CNN]
- “Biden Rolls Out Massive New Renewable Energy Subsidies” • Joe Biden is proposing today to commit another $2 trillion to subsidies for renewable energy during his first four years in office, as reported by Bloomberg Green. This would represent an acceleration of the $1.7 trillion in new subsidies over 10 years that had proposed during the primary season. [Forbes]
- “Floating Wind JIP Report Addresses Technology Challenges” • The Carbon Trust has released its latest summary findings on floating windpower. “The Floating Wind Joint Industry Project – Phase II summary report” outlines the technology challenges prioritized by developers to accelerate the commercialization of floating windpower. [Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine]
- “Green Hydrogen Is Tomorrow’s Oil” • Germany’s Strategy considers that only hydrogen produced using renewable energy with no CO₂ emissions will be sustainable in the long term. And putting hydrogen firmly at the center of their national strategy will open up new economic opportunities for German businesses at home and abroad. [Energy Voice]
- “Trump Administration Has Been Underestimating Costs Of Carbon Pollution, Government Watchdog Finds” • The Trump administration has been systematically undervaluing the cost of CO₂ pollution, a report from the Government Accountability Office says. It reduced the value from $50 per metric ton cost to a $7 per metric ton figure. [The Hill]
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