Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

August 19 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Lakes Are Drying Up Everywhere. Israel Will Pump Water From The Mediterranean” • Israel used to get nearly all of its drinking water from the Sea of Galilee. Now, plants desalinizing Mediterranean water provide nearly all the water. And because the Sea of Galilee is running low, Israel is planning to pump desalinized water to it. [CNN]


Sea of Galilee (Erez Gavish, Unsplash)

  • “Russia To Stage ‘Provocation’ At Nuclear Plant, Warns Ukrainian Military” • Ukraine’s military intelligence has warned that Russian forces may be preparing to stage a “provocation” at a nuclear power plant they control, as the UN secretary general, António Guterres, called for an urgent withdrawal of military forces and equipment from the site. [The Guardian]
  • “Proximity To Fracking Sites Associated With Risk Of Cancer In Children” • Pennsylvania children living near unconventional oil and gas developments at birth were two to three times more likely to be diagnosed with leukemia between the ages of 2 and 7 than those who did not live near such activity, a study from the Yale School of Public Health finds. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Virginia Offshore Wind Project Could Power 600,000 Homes, Create Over 1,000 Jobs” • Virginia recently announced 2,600 MW offshore wind power project. When there is adequate wind, the new offshore wind farm will generate enough power for at least 600,000 homes in Virginia. The project will also create a large number of jobs. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Children Are Among The Dead Reported From Storms In France, Austria, And Italy” • Powerful storms, with heavy rain and wind, have battered areas of central and southern Europe, killing at least 12 people including three children. In Corsica, winds gusting up to 224 km/h (140 mph) uprooted trees and damaged mobile homes. [BBC]
  • “Massachusetts Now All In Drought Amid Alarming Expansion Of Dry Conditions In Northeast” • Flash drought conditions have expanded and intensified in New England, according to the latest report from the US Drought Monitor. Extreme drought now covers parts of eastern Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the entire state of Rhode Island. [CNN]

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