- “Renewable Energy Sees Record Increase in 2022, Agency Says” • Renewable energy saw a record increase in 2022 with capacity up almost 10% globally, as 83% of new power capacity came from renewable sources, the International Renewable Energy Agency said. But IRENA also warned it was not enough to limit climate change. [VOA News]
- “The IPCC’s Sixth Synthesis Report on Climate Change” • On March 20, the IPCC issued its Sixth Synthesis Report On Climate Change, refered to as AR6. This report synthesizes three reports produced in 2021 and 2022. None of those earlier reports is trivial in scope or size. Each, by itself, is a monumental work of science. [Green Energy Times]
- “Can We Really Take CO₂ Back Out The Air?” • The AR6 report published by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should serve as a “a survival guide for humanity,” UN chief Antonio Guterres has said. It is looking more clear that we will have to remove CO₂ from the atmosphere actively. Here is a look at that possibility. [BBC]
- “California Battles Heavy Floods With More Rain And Wind To Come” • California residents are confronting heavy floods as the state braces for yet another week of storms. Millions of people in central and southern California, including the Los Angeles area, are under flood watches as the twelfth atmospheric river of this season is hitting the state. [BBC]
- “Boston’s Mayor Wants To Adopt Climate-Friendly Building Code” • Boston Mayor Michelle Wu wants the City to adopt a green building code for new construction. The updated energy code will deliver the long-term benefits of improved air quality, lower energy costs, reduced carbon emissions, and enhanced thermal comfort to residents. [CleanTechnica]
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