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July 31 Green Energy News

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“Greenland Is Melting In A Heatwave. That’s Everyone’s Problem” • Extreme heat bowled over Europe last week, smashing records in its wake. Now, the heatwave that started in the Sahara has rolled into Greenland, where more records are expected to crumble in the coming days. This has effects across the globe. [CNN]

July 30 Green Energy News

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“Ethiopia Plants More Than 350 Million Trees In Twelve Hours” • Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in twelve hours on Monday, which officials believe is a world record. The burst of tree planting was part of a wider reforestation campaign named “Green Legacy,” spearheaded by the country’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. […]

July 29 Green Energy News

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“Many Animals Can’t Adapt Fast Enough To Climate Change” • As oceans and forests transform and ecosystems go into shock, perhaps a million species teeter on the edge of extinction. Some may survive by changing behaviors in response to soaring global temperatures. Others may get smaller or otherwise evolve. Some will disappear. [Ars […]

U.S. Renewables Provide More Electricity Than Either Coal or Nuclear

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN

SECOND MONTH IN A ROW, RENEWABLES TOP COAL

YEAR TO DATE:

RENEWABLES EXCEED 20.3% OF U.S. ELECTRICITY AND OUTPACE NUCLEAR

SOLAR SURPASSES 2.5% OF TOTAL AS WIND OVERTAKES HYDROPOWER

Washington DC – Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) accounted for […]

July 28 Green Energy News

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“The Best Trees To Plant For Global Warming Have Three Blades And Generate Electricity” • What is better, a forest or a wind farm? Calculations show a wind farm is about eight times more effective at reducing CO₂e annually than a forest. Also, it eliminates a bunch of other air and water pollution, […]

July 27 Green Energy News

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“Renewable Energy Sources Now Generate One-Third Of UK Energy” • Renewable sources generated 33% of the UK’s energy in 2018, according to statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. The proportion of energy from renewable sources generation rose by 3.8% from 29.2% in 2017. [Power Technology]

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July 26 Green Energy News

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“Europe’s Heat Wave Is Shattering Temperature Records And Cities Are Struggling To Cope” • Europe is suffering through the latest heat wave in a summer that has seen at least 12 countries experience record-breaking temperatures. Scientists warn that the world should expect more scorching heat waves due to climate change. [CNN]

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July 25 Green Energy News

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“The Cheapest Way To Save the Planet Grows Like a Weed” • One of the fastest ways to sequester CO₂ is the widespread cultivation of industrial hemp, the nonintoxicating form of cannabis grown for fiber, cloth, oil, food, and so on. Hemp grows to 13 feet in 100 days, making it one of […]

July 24 Green Energy News

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“Climate Change: 12 Years To Save The Planet? Make That 18 Months” • Last year, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported that to keep the rise in global temperatures below 1.5°C this century, emissions of CO₂ would have to be cut by 45% by 2030. But the decisive, political steps to make […]

July 23 Green Energy News

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“Record High Temperatures Far Exceed Record Lows – A Trend Of The Climate Crisis” • More than 400 places in the US reached record-breaking temperatures last week. Over the same week, only about 100 places saw record-breaking lows. The 4-1 record ratio is partly due to the heat wave. A 2-1 ratio is […]