- “Vail Resorts Reaches 85% Renewable Energy Milestone” • Vail Resorts is prioritizing efforts to mitigate the impacts of climate change. Earlier this Fall, Vail reported that its 34 North American mountain resorts had reached an 85% renewable electricity rate, a key milestone as the company aims to have a zero net operating footprint by the year 2030. [DCSki]
- “Fossil Fuel Industry Has Largest Delegation At Climate Summit” • Campaigners led by Global Witness assessed the participant list published by the UN at the start of this meeting. They found that 503 people with links to fossil fuel interests had been accredited for the climate summit. That is more than are associated with any single country. [BBC]
- “Did You Turn Off The Gas?” • Carbon Tracker’s key findings should have investors in gas taking note. They found that 22% of European and around 31% of US gas-fired power generation capacity included in their model is unprofitable. And countries dependent on gas have found the volatile prices of 2021 damage their economies. [CleanTechnica]
- “Americans Should Expect To Pay Higher Heating Costs This Winter, Granholm Says” • Americans should expect to pay more to heat their homes this winter, a result of high gas prices caused by the coronavirus pandemic, according to Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. Households that rely on natural gas for heat could spend 30% more than last year. [CNN]
- “Rethinking Humanity’s Future: A Video Series By Tony Seba And James Arbib” • Tony Seba has been at the forefront of predictions about disruption and change for over a decade. Now, he is tackling the biggie: Can civilization survive the current catastrophes that are occurring? His answer is yes, but humanity must use a different approach. [CleanTechnica]
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