- “Wind Energy Is Booming In Deep-Red Republican States” • Wind energy is thriving in America’s heartland, on the vast plains of Oklahoma, Texas, and Nebraska. Long an area devoted to oil and gas, Western Oklahoma is now home to one of the worlds’s largest wind farms. As the turbines turn, one mayor said, you can hear “the sound of money.” [CNN]
- “UMass Amherst Launches Ambitious Goal To Power Flagship Campus With Renewable Energy By 2032” • The University of Massachusetts Amherst has unveiled UMass Carbon Zero, a program to limit the dangers of climate change and power the university’s 1,500-acre flagship campus with 100% renewable energy by about 2032. [UMass Amherst]
- “Europe’s Summer Of Floods And Fire Was Its Hottest On Record, Report Finds” • The fifth European State of the Climate report says Europe went from an unusually cold spring to its hottest summer on record last year, smashing records for heat and daily rain, and Mediterranean wildfires burned through land around the size of Cyprus. [CNN]
- “Rising Gas Prices Bring Biden To A Political Crossroads Over Climate Policy” • The White House has been pushing renewable energy, but with a war that caused fuel prices to soar, pinching Americans’ wallets, it has been forced to reexamine the balance of its economic approach with the President’s ambitious climate policy commitments. [CNN]
- “Twitter Pledges To Remove Ads Skeptical Of Climate Change” • In an Earth Day blog post, Twitter’s sustainability team announced that it would begin blocking what the company called ”misleading information” about climate change. The company said the regulatory standard for information on the subject would be the IPCC and other scientific bodies. [Newsmax]
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