Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 10 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Swiss Village Of Brienz Told To Flee Imminent Monster Rockslide” • Residents of the tiny Swiss village of Brienz have to pack their bags and leave immediately. Two million cubic metres of rock from the mountain above them is set to come loose and crash down to the valley in the next few days. This is becauase of permafrost melting due to global warming. [BCC]

Brienz (ETH Library, CC-BY-SA 4.0, cropped)

  • “Climate Driven Heat Waves Break Records In Asia And Europe” • A historic heat wave is sweeping across two continents, threatening vulnerable populations and setting off severe storms and flooding. Temps hit a record 111°F in Vietnam. Records were broken in Spain, which recorded the hottest and driest April since record-keeping began. [CleanTechnica]
  • “British Wind Outperforms Gas In Q1 2023” • Britain’s wind turbines generated more electricity than gas-fired power stations for the first time in Q1 2023, new data released by Drax Electric Insights has found. Almost a third (32.4%) of Britain’s electricity was supplied from wind power during the first quarter of 2023, outpacing gas which delivered 31.7%. [reNews]
  • “Water Scarcity Keeps Legislators And Private Companies Finding New Solutions” • As the planet warms and populations grow, the UN expects a 40% shortfall in the world’s water supply just seven years from now. Partnerships and cooperation are essential to realize the human right to water, and sometimes they form in unusual places. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Renewables And Hydro Now Account For Over 40% Of India’s Installed Power Capacity” • The total installed power generation capacity in India reached 416 GW, with renewables accounting for 125 GW (30%) and hydro 47 GW (11%), according to a report by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water’s Centre for Energy Finance. [pv magazine India]

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