Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

July 10 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Daffodils Eaten By Livestock Could Address Climate Change” • Methane is considered the second most common greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide, and it is released by cows and sheep whenever they burp. A report on the BBC said that a chemical which can be extracted from daffodils could reduce methane production by a third. [Nature World News]

Daffodils (Mike Cassidy, Unsplash)

  • “South Korean Shoppers Hoard Salt And Seafood Ahead Of Japan’s Release Of Treated Radioactive Water ” • For the past month, Korea has struggled with severe sea salt shortages as shoppers snap it up in bulk, reflecting heightened public anxiety ahead of the planned release of treated radioactive water from Fukushima, Japan. [CNN]
  • “Crunch Talks Due On Deep-Sea Mining Controversy” • At global talks in Jamaica, deep-sea mining will be one of the hot topics. Scientists fear a possible “goldrush” for precious metals on the ocean floor could have devastating effects on marine life. But supporters argue that these minerals are needed if the world is to meet the demand for green technologies. [BBC]
  • “Danish Investor Raising €12 Billion Fund For Renewable Energy” • Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners reached its first close of €5.6 billion ($6.1 billion) of capital commitments received setting it on track to reach its target fund size of €12 billion which would make it the world’s largest greenfield renewable energy fund. [Splash 247]
  • “The Largest Wind Farm In The Country Could Be Built In Idaho – But Not Without Controversy” • Idaho is now home to a new controversy. A wind farm, possibly the largest in the country, has been proposed on publicly owned land facing the Minidoka National Historic Site. That site is where Japanese were interred during World War II. [Deseret News]

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