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November 5 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Will Survive If Warming Kept To 1.5°C, Study Finds” • A study by an Australian university focused on the Great Barrier Reef and global warming. If global warming is kept to 1.5°C, the mix of corals on the Barrier Reef will change but it could still thrive, according to the study’s lead author, Professor Terry Hughes. [CNN]

Healthy coral in the Great Barrier Reef in 2010 (Toby Hudson, CC-BY-SA 3.0)

  • “Entergy Arkansas Cuts Plans For Natural Gas Plant, Seeks More Renewable Energy Resources” • Entergy Arkansas, a utility of Entergy Corp, released its 2021 Integrated Resource Plan. It doesn’t include plans to build a new natural gas-fired power plant that was included in the previous long-range plan, but it does look to add renewable energy resources. [KATV]
  • “Renewables Provided 92.3% Of Kenya’s Electricity Generation In 2020!” • As the world races to decarbonize, Kenya’s electricity sector is well on the way to being powered by 100% renewables. And the country’s clean electricity puts Kenya in a very nice position to take a lead in the transition to electric mobility on the continent. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Climate Change: Facebook Fails To Flag Denial, Study Finds” • Climate change denial is spreading unchecked on Facebook, two studies by disinformation researchers have found. The Center for Countering Digital Hate and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue said less than 10% of misleading posts were marked as misinformation. [BBC]
  • “US Oil Giants Top List Of Lobby Offenders Holding Back Climate Action” • ExxonMobil and Chevron are the world’s most obstructive organisations when it comes to governments setting climate policies, according to research into the “prolific and highly sophisticated” lobbying ploys used by the fossil fuel industry. Toyota is number three. [The Guardian]

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