- “Switzerland Referendum: Voters Back Carbon Cuts As Glaciers Melt” • Voters in Switzerland backed a climate bill designed to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The law will require a move away from dependence on imported oil and gas towards the use of renewable sources. The green energy proposals were backed by 59.1% of voters. [BBC]
- “Charging Depot For 96 Electric Trucks Coming To Livermore, California” • The East Bay Community Energy board approved providing $4.5 million in financing to Forum Mobility, which develops zero-emission truck projects, to support development of an innovative electric truck charging depot in Livermore, California. [CleanTechnica]
- “Labour To Introduce ‘Tough’ Offshore Wind Planning Targets” • The UK Labour Party plans to set “tough new targets” to reduce the time clean energy projects take in planning dramatically. It would streamline consenting for offshore wind, require local authorities to identify areas suitable for clean energy, and allow onshore wind development. [reNews]
- “Scotland Could Become ‘World Leader’ In Renewable Energy” • Scotland could become a world leader in renewable energy, an analysis shows. Researchers for the independent think tank Green Alliance mapped where future green industrial clusters might be sited for maximum benefit, and found Scotland to be in a strong position to develop them. [STV News]
- “What Russians Do With ZNPP Is Nuclear Blackmail” • Russia continues its tactics of nuclear blackmail, both by using the occupied Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, and by deploying Russian nuclear weapons in Belarus, a representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine said in an interview. [Ukrinform]
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