Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

September 14 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Applying the Pareto Principle: Conversion of Commercial Transportation to Reduce Effects of Climate Change” • With a commitment to just 20% of a set of clean practices, it is possible to reduce a carbon footprint by 80%. That’s what’s known as the Pareto principle. If we apply that to commercial transportation, it could make a big difference. [CleanTechnica]

Port of Barcelona (Andy Mitchell, Wikimedia Commons)

  • “BP Says Oil Demand May Have Peaked Already” • BP Plc said the relentless growth of oil demand is over. This makes it the first supermajor to call the end of an era many thought would last for another decade or more. Oil consumption may never return to levels seen before Covid-19 crisis took hold, BP said in a report that breaks from orthodoxy. [Energy Voice]
  • “The Mosquito Apocalypse And The Aftermath Of Hurricane Laura” • The aftermath of Hurricane Laura continues for many in Louisiana. Now, they are dealing with a mosquito apocalypse, while Louisiana has been all but forgotten by the national media. Walt Handelsman, a cartoonist for The Advocate, a Baton Rouge paper, shared an image. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Investors That Manage $47 Trillion Demand World’s Biggest Polluters Back Plan For Net-Zero Emissions” • Climate Action 100+, which represents investors that manage assets totalling over $47 Trillion, has demanded the world’s biggest corporate polluters back strategies to reach net-zero emissions and, it promised to hold them to public account. [The Guardian]
  • “16-Meter Seawall Planned For Fukushima Daiichi” • The operator of the damaged nuclear power plant in Fukushima plans to build a taller seawall to help protect against future high seismic sea waves. The move comes in response to the projection made in April by a government panel on the scale of a potential future tsunami. [NHK World]

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