- “My Personal History With Global Warming” • I served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Bolivia from 1964–1966. While I was there, I tested my skills at the highest ski resort in the world, on the impressive glacier at Mount Chacaltaya, five feet of fresh snow on top of ten feet of glacier. Returning for a visit, I found the snow and glacier had vanished. [CleanTechnica]
- “Offshore Wind: Latest News on Turbines, State Action, And Markets from Coast to Coast” • Other news may capturing the public attention, but there are some headline-worthy happenings in the world of offshore wind, including the first turbines in US federal waters. If you could use a splash of good news, here are a few updates. [CleanTechnica]
- “Every State COULD Be Powered With 100% Renewable Energy” • If each US state took full advantage of its renewable resources, how much of its electricity needs would that cover? Would in-state renewable generation be enough to charge EVs and power electric heating, too? The answer, in almost every state, is a resounding yes. [Red, Green, and Blue]
- “Estimating Solar Energy Potential On House Roofs Virtually – Total And Google Cloud Team Up” • Total and Google Cloud are enthusiastically sharing that they have pooled their expertise and created a tool called Solar Mapper. With this tool, they aim to accelerate PV deployment of with quick and accurate estimates of solar energy potentials. [CleanTechnica]
- “Amid Climate Crisis, Many Americans Still Don’t Know What The Green New Deal Is” • A poll by the Center for American Progress Action Fund showed confusion about policy proposals in the Green New Deal. A whopping 53% of Americans couldn’t say whether the Green New Deal was favorable or unfavorable. They simply don’t know what it is. [Truth Out]
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