- “Waymo To Start Charging Robotaxi Passengers In San Francisco” • After years operating only in a corner of Phoenix, Waymo branched out to San Francisco in 2021. It is hasn’t been charging for its robotaxi service there, but that’s about to change. Waymo will charge riders in the San Francisco area real-life money to get a ride. [CleanTechnica]
- “US Nuclear Power Industry Pushing White House Against Ban On Russian Uranium” • Reuters reports that the US nuclear power industry is lobbying the Biden administration to permit continued import of uranium from Russia despite the invasion of Ukraine, citing the cheap supply of the fuel as key to keeping US electricity prices low. [Press TV]
- “Ukraine Conflict: ExxonMobil And Boeing Take Action Over Russia Ties” • ExxonMobil said it will exit a multi-billion dollar joint venture with Russian state-owned company Rosneft. It is the latest oil producer to cut business ties with the country, after similar moves by BP, Shell and Equinor. And Boeing said it is suspending operations in Russia. [BBC]
- “Five Takeaways From The UN’s Climate Report” • The UN’s climate science panel issued a report detailing both the impacts of climate change and potential adaptation measures society can take to mitigate the damage. The report warned of dire impacts from global warming. Here are five major takeaways from the newest report. [TheHill]
- “Coal Producer Launches 4.9-GW Renewables Plan” • Coal producer Peabody has launched R3 Renewables to pursue the development of over 3300 MW of solar PV and 1600 MW of battery storage capacity over the next five years. R3 Renewables is a Joint Venture with Riverstone Credit Partners and Summit Partners Credit Advisors. [reNews]
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