- “Video: Seven TV Meteorologists Discuss Their Coverage Of Climate Change And Weather” • Time was – and not so long ago, it seems – you might have had trouble rounding-up a half-dozen broadcast meteorologists to speak openly about how they address climate change as part of their weather forecasting. That time is changing. [Yale Climate Connections]
- “US Sees Drop In Gas-Fired Power Production” • Natural gas-fired power generation in the US peaked in 2020, and it will continue to fall as it competes with increasingly affordable wind and solar capacity, according to analysts who say renewables’ growth is being “supercharged” by rising fossil fuel costs and disruptions in energy security. [The Energy Mix]
- “John Kerry Is Trying To Convince The World To Act On Climate Change. Russia’s War Made It That Much Harder” • John Kerry has a mission. It is To convince the rest of the world to embrace renewable energy and reduce their planet-warming emissions as much as possible. The US Climate Envoy’s job isn’t getting any easier in its second year. [CNN]
- “‘Positively Electrifying’ Renewable Power Buy Will Be Quebec’s Biggest Ever” • Quebec will issue two new requests for proposals for 2,300 MW of new wind and other renewable energy capacity, Premier François Legault announced. The RFPs are on top of three new wind farm contracts totaling 1,200 MW announced last week. [The Energy Mix]
- “Can Flow Batteries Support India’s Renewable Energy Pivot?” • Prof Kothandaraman Ramanujam of IIT-Madras has developed a flow battery based on lead. Ramanujam tells Quantum that the battery has been found to work well and is market-ready. It has the advantage that its source materials are very inexpensive and available in India. [The Hindu Business Line]
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