- “Fearsome Hurricane Fiona Could Be Canada’s Strongest-Ever Storm” • Canadians are bracing for what could be the strongest storm ever to hit their country’s coast. Hurricane Fiona lashed the Caribbean, is forecast to brush by Bermuda as a dangerous Category 3 storm, and shows no signs of slowing before it slams into Canada on Saturday morning. [CNN]
- “IAEA Proposal For Ukraine Nuclear Safety And Security Protection Zone Wins Support As Talks Begin On Establishment” • An IAEA proposal to establish a nuclear safety and security zone around Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhya Nuclear Power Plant is receiving strong international support and detailed talks have begun. [International Atomic Energy Agency]
- “Fortescue Moves To Eliminate Fossil Fuel Risk” • Here is more on the Fortescue Metals Group investment of US$6.2 billion to eliminate fossil fuel use in its iron ore operations. One point is that the goal is not net-zero carbon emissions, but “real zero.” Also, eliminating fossil fuels is expected to reduce operating costs by US$818 million per year. [CleanTechnica]
- “Renewable Energy Jobs Rise By 700,000 In A Year, To Nearly 13 Million” • Worldwide employment in the renewable energy sector reached 12.7 million last year, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in just 12 months, despite the lingering effects of COVID-19 and the energy crisis, according to a report from the International Renewable Energy Agency. [Indiablooms]
- “EnerVenue And Green Energy Renewable Solutions Announce 250-MWh Master Supply Agreement” • EnerVenue, a maker of metal-hydrogen batteries capable of 30,000 cycles, announced a Master Supply Agreement with Green Energy Renewable Solutions for 250 MWh of EnerVenue’s storage systems over the next three years. [Hydrogen Fuel News]
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