Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 23 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Cool Roof Technology Could Eliminate Billions Of Tons Of Carbon Dioxide” • While the world frantically pushes EVs to reduce carbon emissions and scientists research geoengineering strategies, here is a technique that is already available and quite inexpensive that could offset the carbon emissions from 300 million cars and trucks. [CleanTechnica]

Reflecting sunlight (Courtesy of Berkeley Lab)

  • “Hydrogen To The Rescue: Delivering Power To Disaster Recovery Sites With Zero Emissions” • Accelera, by Cummins Inc, was awarded $1 million to create a disaster-relief vehicle that meets emergency field standards and uses an alternative fuel. H2Rescue is a hydrogen fuel cell-powered truck designed to provide power for disaster relief operations. [NREL]
  • “IRENA: Annual Renewable Power Additions Must Triple by 2030” • In the World Energy Transitions Outlook 2023, the International Renewable Energy Agency calls for raised global ambition for renewables. Some progress has been made, but the gap between what has been achieved and what is required keeps growing larger. [Offshore Engineer Magazine]
  • “3M Agrees To Pay $10.3 Billion To Settle ‘Forever Chemicals’ Drinking Water Lawsuits” • 3M announced that it had reached an agreement to settle lawsuits claiming that toxic PFAS, “forever chemicals,” had contaminated water supplies in the US. The company said it would pay up to $10.3 billion over 13 years to fund affected US public water suppliers. [CNN]
  • “‘Twiggy’ Forrest Of Fortescue Future Industries Cuts Loose On Hydrogen” • Dr Forrest said that Fortescue Future Industries would invest tens of billions of dollars in hydrogen projects in the US, partly as a result of the Inflation Reductions Act. For the sake of the investors, FFI will concentrate on the US market in the short to medium term. [CleanTechnica]

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