Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 13 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “How To Turn Your Garden Into A Carbon Sink” • As leaders in government and companies race to reduce their emissions, there is greater interest in natural landscapes, such as forests, wetlands, and mangroves, protecting against the risks of climate change. Horticulturalists say humble gardens can serve as a powerful tools in this fight. [BBC]

Country garden (Arno Senoner, Unsplash)

  • “Protein-Filled Cotton Sheet Can Filter Carbon Emissions” • Using a cotton textile and an enzyme called carbonic anhydrase, North Carolina State University scientists created a fabric that can effectively scoop up and capture emissions. They published their new findings in ACS Sustainable Chemical Engineering earlier this month. [Popular Science]
  • “Electric Americas Foundation Is Filming A Documentary Driving The Pan-American Highway In Two Tesla EVs” • The founders of the Electric Americas Foundation will drive from Alaska to Patagonia using Tesla EVs, filming a documentary about their drive. The trip will cover 20,000 miles in seven months, if all goes according to plan. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Fiji Says Asia’s Biggest Security Threat Is Climate Change, Not Conflict” • Fiji’s defense minister said climate change posed the biggest security threat in the Asia-Pacific region, a shift in tone at a defense summit dominated by the war in Ukraine and disputes between China and the US. Low-lying Pacific islands like Fiji are especially vulnerable to climate change. [CNN]
  • “45% Percent Of Americans Support Nuclear Power Plants” • A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll finds two in five Americans say they are familiar with nuclear power energy plants (43%). 45% percent of Americans say they support nuclear power energy plants, with coal-fired plants (36%) and gas-fired plants (41%) garnering less support. [Ipsos]

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