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August 5 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “As Lobstering Weakens With Climate Change, But Seaweed Farming Is Reviving An Industry” • The Maine marine economy has been almost entirely dependent on the nearshore landings of the American lobster. Now climate change has warmed Maine’s coastal waters dramatically, but lobster fishers have found a new source of income: Seaweed. [CleanTechnica]

Farming seaweed (NOAA image, public domain)

  • “Sinema Says She Will ‘Move Forward’ On Economic Bill” • Senator Kyrsten Sinema offered critical support for President Joe Biden’s domestic agenda after party leaders agreed to change tax proposals at her request. She said she would “move forward” on the economic package that has been the product of intensive negotiations for over a year. [CNN]
  • “This Summer Made Americans Get It: Yes, Climate Change Is A Thing” • The headlines this summer have summed it up: It’s hot as hell and we really don’t want to take it anymore. Even if many Americans still don’t want to acknowledge that climate change is real, many are noticing that something is up in the air, and it isn’t pretty. [TriplePundit]
  • “Five Ways The Inflation Reduction Act Will Help American Families” • We were excited when senators Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin announced the Inflation Reduction Act. It will lead to lower energy costs for families, create more job opportunities and make health care more affordable. Here are five ways that will come about. [CNN]
  • “Half The Country Is In Drought, And No Region Has Been Spared” • More than 50% of the country was in some level of drought for the fourth week in a row, the US Drought Monitor reported, as the combination of extreme heat and low rainfall is drawing the moisture out of plants and soil. And no region of the country has been spared. [CNN]

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