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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

August 3 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “The Promise And Danger Of Scotland’s Bog” • The ancient blanket bog of northern Scotland is reaching a turning point in its long history – degrade or flourish. Which way it goes will have significant consequences for climate change. This is critically important, because globally, peatlands store twice as much carbon as all the world’s forests. [BBC]

Duich Moss National Nature Reserve (Patrick Mackie, CC BY-SA 2.0)

  • “UN Nuclear Chief: Ukraine Nuclear Plant Is ‘Out Of Control’” • The UN nuclear chief, Rafael Grossi, warned that Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine “is completely out of control” and issued an urgent plea to Russia and Ukraine to quickly allow experts to visit it to stabilize the situation and avoid a nuclear accident. [WIVB]
  • “Grid-Scale Battery Storage In US Tripled In 2021” • The US Energy Information Agency posted preliminary findings from its latest energy survey, with generator-level specific information about existing and planned generators and their environmental equipment at electric power plants with 1 MW or greater of combined nameplate capacity. [CleanTechnica]
  • “BYD To Begin Selling Cars In Germany And Sweden” • Shortly after announcing it will sell 3 models of EVs in Japan, BYD let it be known that it will soon begin selling cars in Germany and Sweden also. According to CnEVPost, BYD has partnered with European dealer group Hedin Mobility to provide electric cars for customers in those countries. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Tesla Files To Expand Its Gigafactory In Texas As Production Ramps Up” • Tesla is planning to expand the Gigafactory Texas general assembly area by 500,000 square feet, as revealed in a permit filed by the automaker with the city of Austin, Texas. An online document also shows that Tesla has already chosen a plumbing contractor for the project. [CleanTechnica]

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