- “Clean Power Capacity Grows Over 9% In 2021” • Global renewable generation capacity was 3,064 GW at the end of 2021, up over 9% on the previous year, according to an International Renewable Energy Agency report. Together, wind and solar technologies contributed 88% to the share of all new renewable capacity in 2021. [reNews]
- “The Global Sprint Away From Fossil Fuels” • With his barbaric war on Ukraine, Vladimir Putin has set in motion every outcome he dreaded, including shaking up global energy markets. Now, energy security is at the forefront of the minds of national and regional policymakers, investors, businesses, and consumers alike. Now is a time to act. [CleanTechnica]
- “Southern Africa Storms Fueled By Climate Change – Study” • Climate change fueled heavier rainfall during a series of storms that battered southern Africa earlier this year, scientists say in analysis from the World Weather Attribution group. The region of southern Africa was hit by three cyclones and two tropical storms in six weeks. [BBC]
- “Biochar Has Potential To Enhance Agriculture In California And Mitigate Climate Change” • Human production of biochar has been going on for a long time. It has a rich history in places like the Amazon basin, where it was used to improve soil quality dramatically. It is relatively easy to make, and its benefits are pretty astounding. [CleanTechnica]
- “Tesla Model 3 And Model Y Score About 100,000 US Sales In First Quarter Of 2022” • Based on well informed estimates of US Tesla sales, the Tesla Model Y and Tesla Model 3 dominated sales of electric cars in the US in the first quarter of 2022, just as in previous quarters. The Tesla Model S and Model X took the third and fourth spots in the ranking. [CleanTechnica]
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