- “Federal Officials: Russian Spies Tried To Hack Into Wolf Creek Nuclear Power Plant” • A federal indictment accuses four men, with ties to Russian spy outfits, of trying to gain control of US nuclear power plants through cyber sabotage. One plant targeted was the Wolf Creek nuclear generating station near Burlington, Kansas. [Kansas Public Radio]
- “Flights Are Taking Huge ‘Detours’ Around Russian Air Space. Here’s What That Means For The Climate Crisis” • In response to sanctions for its invasion of Ukraine, Russia closed its airspace to airlines from dozens of countries. About 400 flights per month are being forced to take a wider berth, each using significantly greater amounts of fuel. [CNN]
- “Great Barrier Reef: Australia Confirms New Mass Bleaching Event” • Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is being devastated by another mass bleaching event, officials confirmed. It is the fourth time in six years that such severe and widespread damage has been detected. Prior to 2016, only two mass bleaching events had ever been recorded. [BBC]
- “Directed Technologies Will Test Arcimoto EVs In Australia” • Directed Technologies and Arcimoto announced the testing of Arcimoto’s Fun Utility Vehicle and Deliverator across Australia. “It’s staggering to think that you can build a hundred Mean Lean Machines with the same amount of extracted material that goes into one Hummer.” [CleanTechnica]
- “Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Partners With Area States To Develop Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub Proposal” • Connecticut is joining New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts to develop a proposal to become one of at least four regional clean hydrogen hubs designated through the federal Clean Hydrogen Hubs program. [EIN News]
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