Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

January 1 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Sorghum: Harnessing The Power Of Climate Smart Crops” • As we begin to see the effects of climate change, it is clear that not all crops will be reliable producers in the long term. Extreme weather patterns and changing ecosystems pose a threat to many of the sources of food and energy we rely on. Sorghum, however, is up to the challenge. [The Business Journals]

Sorghum (Larry Rana, USDA, public domain)

  • “Happisburgh: The Norfolk Village Crumbling Into The Sea” • Happisburgh and other parts of the Norfolk coast have the highest number of properties at risk from coastal erosion in England. During the last 20 years, 34 homes have crumbled into the water in Happisburgh because of coastal erosion. The erosion is linked to the changing climate. [BBC]
  • “New (Green) Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks, New Hope For Nikola” • The US startup Nikola got off to a rough start after it launched in 2014, but things have been looking up for the zero emission automaker of late. The company is finally on track to bring its promised Tre hydrogen fuel cell truck to the market for long-distance shipping. [CleanTechnica]
  • “3D-Printed Electric Car Whipped Up By Canadian Auto Parts Companies” • 3D printing has steadily wormed its way into the auto parts field. Everyone wants a piece of the action, including Canadian auto parts suppliers. They are breaking out of the pack with Project Arrow, an electric car featuring a fully functional 3D-printed chassis. [CleanTechnica]
  • “California Offshore Wind Promises A New Gold Rush While Reducing Emissions” • Installation of enormous floating wind turbines needed to turn West Coast ocean gales into clean electricity may be years off, but results of a federal lease auction this month off California promised to kickstart a work boom on the state’s northern and central coasts. [OPB]

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