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April 7 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “US Wind Energy Just Hit A Major Milestone” • On April 5, wind power was the second-highest source of electricity for the first time since the Energy Information Administration began gathering the data. Wind turbines generated over 2,000 GWh of electricity, edging out electricity generated by nuclear and coal, only trailing behind natural gas. [CNN]

Wind farm in Washington State (Jeffrey G Katz, CC-BY-SA 3.0)

  • “From Florida To Alaska, Tribes Seek To Harness Energy From Sun, Wind And Water” • From Florida to Alaska, dozens of tribes are working to harness energy from wind, sun, and water to generate revenues, create jobs and reduce utility costs for citizens, while also helping combat climate change and boost energy independence. [InvestigateWest]
  • “Germany Boosts Renewables With ‘Biggest Energy Policy Reform In Decades'” • In the “biggest energy policy reform in decades,” the coalition of Social Democrats, Greens, and Free Democrats proposes to lift the rollout of wind and solar power “to a completely new level” in a draft law aiming at getting near to 100% renewable power by 2035. [Renew Economy]
  • “India Faces A Hard Choice: Eat Or Drive?” • India is rapidly approaching an existential choice: eat or drive. India decided years ago to use ethanol to reduce oil imports and to use its domestic resources more appropriately. But with the invasion of Ukraine, the global grain supply is reduced, meaning less food or less ethanol for India. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Pinterest Bans Climate Change Misinformation” • Pinterest announced a policy prohibiting using its platform to share climate misinformation, making it the rare social platform to ban such content. Pinterest said it will remove content that denies the existence or impacts of climate change as well as the role of humans in causing climate change. [CNN]

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