Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

December 23 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “US Winter Storm Will Bring Frostbite Within Minutes” • In much of the US and Canada, plunging temperatures can lead to frostbite on bare skin in only five to 10 minutes, experts warn. The National Weather Service said temperatures of -50°F (-45°C) and -70°F were possible by the end of this week in some parts of the US (though not in the Northeast). [BBC]

Pug keeping warm in an extra layer (Matthew Henry, Unsplash)

  • “Scientists Say 65% Of Antarctica’s Plants And Animals Could Disappear. Its Iconic Penguins Are Most At Risk” • It was only a matter of time before human-caused climate change and pollution reached Antarctica. Its pristine landscape is already changing, and new research shows most of the region’s plant and animal species are in trouble. [CNN]
  • “Renewable Power Generation Increases In Scotland” • In Scotland, generation of renewable electricity rose by more than 50% in the last quarter of 2022, according to an Energy Statistics for Scotland report. And over the first nine months of the year, renewable generation was up 34.7% compared to the same period the year before. []
  • “Egypt’s Renewable Power Deals Put At $118 Billion” • Egypt signed renewable energy production agreements with a number of foreign firms in November with a total value of nearly $118 billion, the Arabic language daily Addustour said. The accords, covering solar, hydrogen, and other renewables, will turn Egypt into a major renewable energy power. [ZAWYA]
  • “Huge Renewable Energy Purchase By Ford Ok’d By Michigan Utility Regulators” • Michigan utility regulators okayed Ford’s plans to make US history’s largest purchase of renewable energy from a utility. The state’s Public Service Commission approved a 35-year contract between DTE Energy and Ford for 650 MW of dedicated solar electricity. []

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