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December 19 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Think Climate Change Is Scary? Try Talking To Your Kids About It” • As an environmental reporter, I have written over and over about how the pollution we keep dumping into the air is hurting people, threatening ecosystems and endangering our future. But at home, I’ve struggled to explain this to my own daughters. [Yahoo News]

Talking with daughters (Josh Willink, Pexels)

  • “Agrivoltaics Goes Nuclear On California Prairie” • Interest in the emerging field of agrivoltaics has been exploding as farmers and researchers keep finding ways to combine solar panels with agricultural activity. Now, an agrivoltaic project in California is aimed at restoring native prairie at the site of a decommissioned nuclear power plant. [CleanTechnica]
  • “COP15: Summit On ‘Pact With Nature’ Enters Final Stretch” • With only hours left to secure a global agreement to stop the destruction of nature, delegates at COP15, the UN biodiversity summit in Montreal, are considering a new draft deal. There has been deep division over the strength of ambition and how to finance the plans. [BBC]
  • “Renewable Energy Production Hits New Record In SA, As Expert Predicts More Milestones To Fall Soon” • South Australia has been effectively powered by green energy for a week. From December 12 to 19, National Energy Market data shows wind and solar contributed on average 103.5% towards the state’s energy demand. One expert predicts more growth. [ABC]
  • “Victoria’s Gippsland Coast To Become Australia’s First Offshore Windfarm Zone” • Gippsland’s coast in south Victoria will be home to the turbines of Australia’s first offshore windfarm zone, with the heavy winds of the Bass Strait offering plenty of wild weather to power Australian homes. The zone is expected to drive renewable industry investment. [The Guardian]

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