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December 30 Green Energy News

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“The Option For Low-Speed Airborne Transportation” • A large, helium-filled 21st-century airship with many potential applications, including renewably powered west-to-east freight transportation, is being developed by Lockheed Martin. Other developers are looking into modern hot-air craft for similar purposes. [The Maritime Executive] (East-to-west travel uses more energy because of prevailing winds.)

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December 29 Green Energy News

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“With A Million Species At Risk, What Do We Save?” • A decade-long project to save one of the world’s most endangered birds has finally found success, as two chicks hatched. But with an estimated million species at risk worldwide and nothing like the money and resources to save them all, how do […]

December 28 Green Energy News

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“Submarine To Explore Why Antarctic Glacier Is Melting So Quickly” • An international team of scientists at the Thwaites glacier in Antarctica is preparing to drill through more than half a kilometer of ice into the dark waters beneath. They plan to lower down a torpedo-shaped robotic submarine to explore with hopes to […]

December 27 Green Energy News

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“Renewables Account For 100% Of Oct 2019 Capacity Additions In US” • The US put into service 722 MW of new power capacity in October, 2019, and all of it was renewable, the latest monthly report by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shows. For January through October, slightly less than 50% of new […]

December 26 Green Energy News

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“After A Rough Year, Farmers And Congress Are Talking About Climate Solutions” • The Midwest floods of 2019 revealed another benefit of sustainable agriculture: fields farmed with conservation practices recovered faster from flooding. Farmers saw the difference, and now they are taking their new knowledge to congress. [InsideClimate News]

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December 25 Green Energy News

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“Scientists Struggle To Save Vital Seagrasses From Coastal Pollution” • Seagrasses grow along coastlines nearly everywhere around the world, and they can store twice as much carbon in a given area as temperate and tropical forests. But the over 70 species of seagrasses in coastal habitats are among the most poorly protected. [The […]

December 24 Green Energy News

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“Australia fires: The Thousands Of Volunteers Fighting The Flames” • “We’re doing it because it’s a passion” said Daniel Knox. “It’s a brotherhood.” He is one of thousands of Australians who’ve dropped their ordinary lives to battle the nation’s raging fire crisis. He said, “When that photo was taken of me, I had […]

December 23 Green Energy News

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“Lockheed Martin Tests Innovative Flow Battery Technology” • Lockheed Martin announced that it is partnering with TC Energy to develop energy storage systems based on Lockheed Martin flow battery technology. They say the ingredients are not toxic or expensive but have sufficient energy storage capability to be commercially viable. [CleanTechnica]

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December 22 Green Energy News

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“Amazon Forest Regrows Much Slower Than Previously Thought” • Regrowth of Amazonian forests after deforestation could be much slower than previously thought, a study shows. The findings made significant impacts on global climate change predictions due to the ability of secondary forests to ingest carbon from the atmosphere. [Nature World News]

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December 21 Green Energy News

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“Id Mjahdi Is Africa’s First Fully Solar-Powered Village” • A small village in Morocco, Id Mjahdi, is the first village in Africa to become completely solar powered. Cleanergy, a Moroccan solar company, chose to redo the village because it literally needed everything. People typically used a candle one hour each night and walked […]