- “Eco-Friendly Push Can Raise Farmers’ Incomes” • With effective implementation, solar energy can be rewarding for farmers. Renewable energy and the farm sector can be a winning combination, because together, they can help improve the crop yield, cutting overhead costs and improving efficiency of farm processes. [Tribune India]
- “Climate Scientists: Safe Global Warming Limit For Humans Has Already Passed” • Scientists have long backed a goal to cap global warming at 1.5°C, to avoid its most dangerous effects. But a new analysis says the limit to prevent significant harm to people is just 1°C. That warning, published in the journal Nature, says the Earth has already heated up by about 1.2°C. [Europe]
- “Australia To Triple Size Of Protected Marine Park To Area Larger Than Germany” • Australia plans to triple the size of the Macquarie Island Marine Park and close off an area larger than Germany to fishing and mining, the government announced, protecting millions of vulnerable seabirds and animals. The park is between Tasmania and Antarctica. [CNN]
- “Oil Prices Rise As Saudi Arabia Pledges Output Cuts” • Opec+ oil-producing countries agreed to continued cuts in production in a bid to shore up prices. Saudi Arabia said it would make cuts of a million barrels per day in July, and Opec+ said targets would drop by a further 1.4 million bpd from 2024. Opec+ accounts for around 40% of the world’s crude oil. [BBC]
- “NTPC Is Likely To Add 5,000 MW Of Renewable Energy Capacity Annually” • India’s largest power utility, NTPC Limited, is likely to add 4,000 MW to 5,000 MW of renewable capacity annually to achieve its ambitious clean energy target. The utility has targeted adding up to 60 GW of installed renewable power capacity by 2032. [Saur Energy International]
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