Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 22 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Solar And Wind Generated More Electricity Than Coal For Record 5 Months” • US Solar and wind power hit a new record this year, generating more power than coal for the first five months of the year, according to preliminary data from the US EIA. It’s the first time that wind and solar have out-produced coal for that time. [CBS News]

Wind turbines (Anna Jiménez Calaf, Unsplash)

  • “Plan To Discharge Water Into Hudson River From Closed Nuclear Plant Sparks Uproar” • Sitting on the Hudson River, the Indian Point nuclear plant repeatedly attracted controversy during its time. Two years after its shutdown, it still is, with plans to release 1.3 million gallons of water with traces of radioactive tritium into the river. [Olean Times Herald]
  • “Ukraine’s Green Recovery To Kick Global Decarbonization Into High Gear” • The law of unintended consequences is on overtime for Russia, after its invasion of Ukraine. Now Ukraine is launching a green recovery plan that aims to decarbonize Europe along with its own economy, with Russia left holding the fossil fuel bag. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Biden Administration Looks To Reinstate Protections For Endangered Species Curbed By Trump” • A proposal to restore the strength of the Endangered Species Act was announced by the Biden administration. It would repeal certain Trump-era rules that weakened protection. The proposal would reinstate a “base level of protection” for species. [CNN]
  • “Long Awaited Power Line Project Breaks Ground, Bringing Renewables To A Fossil Fuel Community” • Federal and state officials broke ground on a 732-mile transmission project in Wyoming. The power line is to transfer electricity from the 3,000-MW, 600 turbine Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project. [Wyoming Public Media]

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