Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

July 2 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Rio’s Residents Garden Their Way Out Of Hunger” • Ms Silva puts her green fingers to use in exchange for a monthly stipend of 500 reais ($95, £79) from the city, as well as heaps of fresh food that she can take home at no cost. She is working in an urban garden that will provide food for 50,000 people just as Brazil is facing a food crisis. [BBC]

Urban garden (Markus Spiske, Unsplash)

  • “EPA Retains Tools To Cut Power Sector GHG Emissions Despite Supreme Court Curbing Its Authority: Attorneys” • The Environmental Protection Agency still has pathways for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector following the Supreme Court’s ruling that took away one possible avenue, according to legal experts. [Utility Dive]
  • “California May Rescue Its Last Nuclear Power Plant – And Give PG&E Millions To Do It” • The California Legislature took the first step toward extending the life of the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, the state’s one remaining nuclear plant, past its scheduled closure. The energy trailer bill allocates a reserve fund of up to $75 million. [The Press Democrat]
  • “Russia Moves To Take Control Of Sakhalin-2 Oil And Gas Project” • Russian President Vladimir Putin moved to take over the Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project, as he signed a decree to take charge of it. The move could force Shell and Japan’s Mitsui and Mitsubishi to abandon their investments as the economic fallout of the Ukraine war spreads. [BBC]
  • “Biden Caught Between Climate Goals And High Gas Prices As Administration Releases New Drilling Plan” • The Department of the Interior released a proposed plan for where the it intends to hold offshore oil and gas lease sales in federal waters for the next five years. The Biden administration is stuck between conflicting goals on emissions and gas prices. [CNN]

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