- “Much Of The 2020 Hurricane Season Can Be Chalked Up To Climate Change – And There’s No Quick Fix” • For those living on the Louisiana coast, the summer ranged from merely anxiety-inducing for some to totally devastating for others. Is this climate change? Is this the new normal? We got answers from some of the top hurricane scientists. [WRKF]
- “Washington Post And New York Times: EPA Declines To Adopt Stricter Regulations On Soot” • The EPA has declined to adopt stricter regulations on particle matter pollution, going against the recommendation of its own scientists to implement tougher standards, according to reports in The Washington Post and The New York Times. [CNN]
- “Electric Cars Could Save California’s Power Grid” • California is doubling down on EVs. Critics say more plug-in cars will strain the power grid. Here’s why they’re wrong. EVs can charge up when demand is low, making use of surplus wind or solar power that might otherwise go unused, and they can unplug when demand peaks. [CleanTechnica]
- “Southern California Edison Inks Another Massive Round Of Utility-Scale Battery Contracts” • Six months after inking California’s largest single energy storage procurement, utility Southern California Edison has added another three massive utility-scale battery projects. The contracts include 585 MW of lithium-ion batteries. [Greentech Media]
- “Last Month Was The Hottest November Ever As Europe Had Its Warmest Fall On Record” • The world just experienced its hottest November on record while Europe had its warmest fall, according to an alarming report from the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service. Sea ice was at the second lowest level ever seen in November. [CNN]
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