Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 1 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Global Renewables Set To Break Records In 2023” • Global additions of renewable power capacity are expected to jump by a third this year, according to the International Energy Agency. A number of global issues are driving strong deployment of solar PV and wind power to achieve a more that 440 GW of additional capacity in 2023. [reNews]

Wind turbines (Lisa Baker, Pexels, cropped)

  • “Colorado Boosts EV Incentive To $5000 And Adds A $2500 Sweetener” • Colorado is on a mission to get almost a million EVs on its roads by 2030. This year, over 10% of new vehicles sold in Colorado are EVs. The state already has a $2,000 tax credit for residents who purchase an electric car, but as of July 1, that will increase to $5,000. [CleanTechnica]
  • “The Laws That Took Down Mobsters Are Now Being Turned Against Big Oil” • Hoboken, New Jersey, has sued oil companies, including Exxon and Chevron, hoping to put them on trial for deceiving the public. In a new twist, Hoboken’s lawyers have amended the complaint, alleging that Big Oil had violated the state’s RICO Act. [NJ Spotlight News]
  • “Pacific Power Submits To PUC Inaugural Plan To Achieve Net-Zero Emissions In Oregon By 2040” • Pacific Power released plans to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions for all electricity sold to Oregon consumers by 2040, while significantly enhancing customer and community participation in the decarbonization efforts. [KTVZ]
  • “If Climate Goals Are Meant To Protect Us From ‘Significant Harm,’ Then They Aren’t Good Enough, Scientists Say” • The world has been focusing on limiting global warming to 1.5°C. But even at that amount, millions of people will still face “significant harm,” including death, displacement, and scarcity of food and water, a report says. [CNN]

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