Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

September 27 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “GM Banks On Honking Big Electric Vehicles In First-Ever Propulsion Do-Over” • GM has announced its first retooling of one of its propulsion facilities to make the innards for EVs. That’s the kind of move that could make EV-only startups quake in their boots. But the real question is how to plump up the lithium supply chain. [CleanTechnica]

Hummer (GM image)

  • “Climate Change Is Causing Hurricanes To Intensify Faster Than Ever” • Rapid intensification has historically been a rare phenomenon, but human-caused climate change is stacking the deck in favor of more intense storms. As they generate more rainfall and larger storm surge, they are also more likely to be stronger and intensify faster. [CNN]
  • “Rheem Releases 120V Plug-In Heat Pump Water Heater That Can Be Plugged Into Typical Outlet” • Rheem released its 120V ProTerra(R) Plug-in Heat Pump water heater. This is really good news. When it comes to climate effects and price, heat pump water heaters are the energy equivalent of seven solar panels that cost one-sixth of the price. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Victoria Targets 6.3 GW Of Renewable Storage By 2035” • Victoria’s new storage targets are Australia’s largest to date. Victoria is already home to the largest battery in the Southern Hemisphere, Neoen’s 300-MW Victorian Big Battery. The state’s new targets include batteries, hydroelectricity, and hydrogen technologies. [pv magazine Australia]
  • “Hurricane Ian: Florida Warned To Brace For ‘Major Disaster’” • Florida Governor Ron DeSantis warned the state to brace for a potential “major disaster” as category two Hurricane Ian gathers force in the Caribbean. Ian is expected to make landfall on the west coast of Florida on Wednesday, but the hurricane’s exact path is still uncertain. [BBC]

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