- “Shell Adverts Banned In UK Due To “Misleading” Content” • The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has banned multiple adverts for oil giant Shell due to “misleading” content. According to the ASA, the adverts “omitted significant information about the overall environmental impact of Shell’s business activities in 2022.” [Offshore Technology]
- “150 Double-Decker Electric Buses From Volvo Headed To UK” • One of the largest double-decker electric bus orders ever was made in the UK. UK coach and bus operator Stagecoach ordered 150 electric double-decker electric buses and 39 single-decker electric buses from Volvo Buses. It’s the largest electric bus order Volvo Buses has received. [CleanTechnica]
- “As Ocean Oxygen Levels Dip, Fish Face An Uncertain Future” • Global warming not only increases ocean temperatures, it also triggers a cascade of effects that are stripping the seas of oxygen. With global warming, oceans around the world are becoming ever more deprived of oxygen, forcing many species to migrate from their usual homes. [BBC]
- “Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions At All-Time High, Study Finds” • Greenhouse gas emissions have reached an all-time high, threatening to push the world into “unprecedented” levels of global heating, scientists warn. The world is rapidly running out of “carbon budget,” according to a study published in the journal Earth System Science Data. [The Guardian]
- “Where is the wildfire smoke headed next, and when will it clear out?” • Unfortunately, the current weather pattern is not helping. The low pressure that is funneling the smoke into the US is forecast to linger in New England through the weekend. This pattern could eventually break by next week as a new storm system moves in from the west. [CNN]
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