- “New Record Low For Renewable Energy Prices In South Australia” • The Australian Energy Market Operator reported record low daytime wholesale prices for the first three months of the year. Renewables drove power prices into negative territory many time, which bumped South Australia’s average quarterly price down by $10/MWh. [Energy Matters]
- “How Calls For Climate Justice Are Shaking The World” • Young activists are breathing new life into the debate over climate justice – the framing of global warming as an ethical issue rather than a purely environmental one. The activists see the environmental transition needed for climate change as necessarily having a societal element. [BBC]
- “Renewable Natural Gas Emerging As Serious Decarbonized Gas Contender” • When Dominion Energy and Smithfield Foods completed a novel renewable natural gas facility in Utah, it was just the first of four projects Align Renewable Natural Gas is building. Other such projects are moving ahead, suggesting that RNG is gaining ground. [POWER Magazine]
- “Are Traditional Automakers Still Investing In Gas And Diesel Engines?” • After analysis of legacy car makers, Jim Motovalli at Autoweek reported, “It’s plain that traditional gas and diesel cars – by far the majority of the market now – will have limited to zero shelf life in the near future. A battery-powered Corvette? Why not? We already have a plug-in Mustang.” [CleanTechnica]
- “Climate Change Could Cause Almost 132 Million People To Be In Extreme Poverty By 2030” • The World Bank estimates that climate change will cause as many as 132 million people to be in extreme poverty by 2030. For those who can’t visualize what this means, the organization defined extreme poverty, as “Living on $1.90 per day.” [CleanTechnica]
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