- “Europe Has Enough Energy To Survive The Winter. Next Year Might Be Different” • Russia’s attempt to use its vast energy exports as a weapon against Europe isn’t going to plan. Moscow has greatly reduced gas supplies in retaliation for sanctions by Western countries, but the region has been able to amass enough for the upcoming winter. [CNN]
- “Global Wildlife Populations Have Declined By 69% Since 1970, WWF Report Finds” • The world’s wildlife populations have plummeted by an average of 69% between 1970 and 2018, a dangerous decline resulting from climate change and other human activity, the World Wide Fund for Nature warned in a report Thursday. [CNN]
- “How Big Is Renewable Energy’s Impact On Property Values?” • Several renewable energy projects across Australia seemed to have a significant impact on property values, a report says. Having one in a local government area (LGA) seemed to have a strong benefit on both property prices and on the overall cost of living. [Your Investment Property Magazine]
- “Labour Vows To Treble Solar Power Use During First Term If Elected” • Labour criticised prime minister Liz Truss’s plan to ban solar power from most of England’s farmland and vowed to treble the renewable energy source in its first term. Labour hopes to make the most of a cabinet rift over energy after the business secretary opposed the PM over solar. [The Guardian]
- “Oakland To Use Electric Buses To Provide Backup Power To Municipal Buildings” • The California Energy Commission has funded a first of its kind vehicle to building (V2B) project that will allow the batteries of electric buses to provide backup power to community buildings to provide safe places for residents during emergencies. [CleanTechnica]
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