- “Renewable Energy Could Drive Healthcare Costs WAY Down, According to Experts” • Researchers from Columbia and Duke Universities have looked at the implementation of renewable energy sources as a way of driving down medical costs. Their findings suggest that the positive effects of moving away from fossil fuels are almost immediate. [Tech Times]
- “Over 100 World Leaders Will Agree To End Deforestation By 2030 At COP26” • More than 100 world leaders representing more than 85% of the planet’s forests will commit to ending and reversing deforestation and land degradation by 2030, a British government statement says. It would be the first substantial deal of the COP26 climate talks. [CNN]
- “Student Transportation Of Canada Orders 1000 Electric School Buses From Lion Electric” • Student Transportation of Canada placed a conditional order for 1000 electric school buses from Lion Electric, based in Quebec. STC is a subsidiary of Student Transportation of America, a North American leader in student transportation. [CleanTechnica]
- “XPeng Deliveries Grow 233%” • XPeng delivered 10,138 smart electric vehicles in October. That’s a 233% increase over October 2020. As astounding as that seems, it is actually the trend. In the first 10 months of the 2021, XPeng delivered 66,542 vehicles. The October result wasn’t all that high, considering its in a year with a 289% increase year over year! [CleanTechnica]
- “What Makes A Good Net Zero Carbon Emissions Pledge?” • The number of net zero targets that have been set, by national governments, industries, companies and others, has burgeoned in recent years. Pledges to reach net zero now cover almost 80% of the global economy. But not all targets are created equal and the difference is a bit complicated. [BBC]
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