- “Finding The Invisible Climate Killer, So-Called “Green” Ships” • LNG-powered ships look clean, but they have a dirty, invisible secret: methane. In fact, about 80% of Europe’s LNG used by ships today are worse for the climate than the fuels they replace, due to emissions of methane, which is roughly 80 times more warming than carbon dioxide. [CleanTechnica]
- “Lilium Jet EVTOL Project Inches Towards EASA Certification” • German startup Lilium took a key step towards certifying its eVTOL aircraft when they submitted means of compliance proposals to the European Union Aviation Safety Agency. Lilium has already made a $1 billion deal to sell 220 of its electric VTOL aircraft to Brazilian airliner Azul. [CleanTechnica]
- “Powerful ‘Rivers In The Sky’ Could Cause Biggest Ice Shelf In Antarctic Peninsula To Collapse” • When the temperatures in Antarctica soared to 38 degrees Celsius above normal, an ice shelf the size of Los Angeles collapsed. A study showed that the event resulted from an atmospheric river. The Larsen C ice shelf could collapse the same way. [CNN]
- “Bermuda Electrifies 1/3 Of Its Public Bus Fleet” • Bermuda’s Department of Public Transportation launched the first of 30 electric buses into service, a third of its public bus fleet. The electric buses are replacing old diesel-powered buses, cutting capital, maintenance, and operations costs in half. This will save $10 million over their lifetime. [CleanTechnica]
- “State Approves Massive Electricity Transmission Lines To Power Climate Goals” • The New York state Public Service Commission approved two transmission to bring electricity generated by hydroelectric, solar, and wind power to the New York City, where it can be difficult to tap such renewable sources of energy. [The City]
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