Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

August 27 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Efforts To Pass Global Ocean Protection Treaty Fail” • A fifth effort to pass a global agreement to protect the world’s oceans and marine life failed. Talks for the UN High Seas Treaty went on for two weeks in New York, but governments could not agree on the terms. International waters represent nearly two-thirds of the world’s oceans, but only 1.2% is protected. [BBC]

Diving whale (Bart van meele, Unsplash)

  • “Quarterly US Auto Sales Down Nearly 1 Million While Tesla Sales Up 97% In 3 Years” • US auto sales continue to crash. In the 2nd quarter of 2022, US auto sales were down 20% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2021. They were down 22% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2019. Tesla’s sales in Q2 2022 were 30% higher than in Q2 2021. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Mercedes Begins Production Of EQS SUV In Tuscaloosa” • The Mercedes-Benz factory in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has begun building the SUV version of the new EQS battery-electric car, the company’s standard bearer going forward. Every EQS SUV for both domestic and foreign customers will be built exclusively in Tuscaloosa, a press release says. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Six US States Join Agreement Proposing Clean Hydrogen Hub” • Maine and Rhode Island signed on to a New York-led multi-state agreement, joining with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey to develop one of at least four regional clean hydrogen hubs named in the federal Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs program. [Renewable Energy Magazine]
  • “Russia Blocks UN Nuclear Treaty Agreement Over Clause On Zaporizhzhia” • After four weeks of debate and negotiation among 151 countries, Russia blocked an agreement at the UN that aimed to bolster the nuclear non-proliferation treaty. Moscow objected to a clause about control over the Zaporizhzhia power plant in Ukraine. [The Guardian]

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