- “Report Finds 25% Of All Critical Infrastructure In The US Is At Risk Of Failure Due To Flooding” • As a massive investment to repair roads and adapt to climate change faces an uncertain fate in Congress, a report finds much of the country’s infrastructure is already at risk of being shut down by flooding. As the planet heats up, the threat is expected to grow. [CNN]
- “Tesla Model 3 Outsells Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, And Mercedes C-Class In Germany!” • It has to be a shock to Audi, BMW, and Mercedes, the proud triumvirate of premium German auto manufacturers, to learn that the Tesla Model 3 outsold all of their midsize, combustion-engined offerings combined in Germany this September. [CleanTechnica]
- “Report Says Renewables Could Be A $21 Trillion Industry For Australia By 2050” • The transition to net zero will have benefits throughout Australia. Research commissioned by News Corp has demonstrated that over 672,000 jobs will be created, with $2.1 trillion in economic activity generated by 2050 in the Australian renewable energy sector. [Stockhead]
- “Our Ocean Is Stressed Enough: Give It A Break From Drilling” • On top of record-breaking heat, record-breaking wildfires, and record-breaking drought, 144,000 gallons of oil spilled last weekend in Southern California. It is the latest in a string of disasters reminding us that our addiction to fossil fuels has devastating consequences. [CleanTechnica]
- “Decarbonizing The Grids With Demand Response” • One key solution for developing a system in balance with renewable resources is to reimagine buildings and homes as dynamic partners in the larger utility systems instead of simply passive energy users. A more dynamic relationship is based on grid-interactive, flexible loads. [CleanTechnica]
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