Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 14 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Federal Delays Cost Wyoming More Than 6,000 Oil And Gas Wells” • Wyoming oil and gas production could be much higher were it not for projects involving more than 6,000 wells being canceled after lengthy waits for permits. One Wyoming project had 5,161 planned wells canceled after waiting eight years for approval. [Cowboy State Daily]

Refinery in Wyoming (Tara Crooker, public domain)

  • “Climate Crisis Deniers Target Scientists For Vicious Abuse On Musk’s Twitter” • Some of the UK’s top scientists are struggling to deal with what they describe as a huge rise in abuse from climate crisis deniers on Twitter since the social media platform was taken over by Elon Musk last year. Twitter’s sustainability arm has vanished since then. [The Guardian]
  • “US Treasury Announces New Solar Tax Credit Guidance – Who’s Happy?” • The federal government wants to speed up the installation of solar power plants, but it also wants to encourage domestic production and protect American manufacturers. New rules have come out from the US Treasury Department. They are not intended to make everyone happy. [CleanTechnica]
  • “UK Neglecting Climate Crisis Effects On New Nuclear Power Stations” • UK explain that nuclear power stations will generate of low-carbon forms of electricity to fight the climate crisis, but they forget to consider the effects of the climate crisis on the nuclear power stations. The nuclear plants will be built along the sea, but the sea level is rising. [Al Mayadeen English]
  • “Can Tesla’s Price War Accelerate Electrification?” • Tesla’s price reductions in the first quarter of the year have sent some waves through the auto industry. As legacy automakers and startups both try to catch up to Tesla’s EV dominance, some wonder whether the automaker’s price cuts could actually spur on a quicker transition to EVs. [CleanTechnica]

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