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July 22 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Monarch Butterflies Could Become Extinct If We Don’t Take These Three Steps” • One of the most popular insects is at risk of extinction, says a global organization focused on conservation and sustainability. The International Union for Conservation of Nature added the migratory monarch butterfly to its Red List of Threatened Species as endangered. [CNN]

Monarch butterfly (Erin Minuskin, Unsplash)

  • “USPS Says That Up To 40% Of New Delivery Vehicles Will Be Electric” • Under pressure from the Biden administration, several states, and the UAW, the USPS this week announced “at least 50% of newly ordered NGDVs in the current contract are expected to be battery electric vehicles.” NGDV is postal-speak meaning “next generation delivery vehicle.” [CleanTechnica]
  • “Europe’s Economy Is In Dire Straits. This Week Presents A Crucial Test” • Europe’s economy, which accounts for almost a fifth of the world’s output, is facing its toughest test since the pandemic erupted more than two years ago. A cocktail of risks threatens to throw growth into reverse at a moment of deep uncertainty. [CNN]
  • “Is Europe set for its worst wildfire season?” • So far this year, the amount of land burnt by fires across the EU is more than three times greater than what you would expect by the middle of July. In some places fires are becoming more expected, such as across the Mediterranean, and they are seeing better safeguards and awareness campaigns. [BBC]
  • “Renault And Phoenix Mobility Are Partnering To Convert Commercial Vehicles To Electric” • Renault Group seems to be optimistic about EV conversions again. It is partnering with a startup, Phoenix Mobility to do EV conversions of commercial vehicles. The engines and associate systems are removed, and the vehicles are made into EVs. [CleanTechnica]

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