Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

July 12 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “US Storms: Vermont Governor Calls Floods ‘Historic And Catastrophic’” • Vermont has suffered “historic and catastrophic” flash flooding, the governor said after up to two months worth of rain fell in two days. Over 100 rescues have been conducted by emergency crews in the state, and over 100 roads were closed because of the inundation. [BBC]

Flooding in Vermont (National Weather Service)

  • “Nuclear Power Too Expensive And Slow To Be Part Of Australia’s Plans To Reach Net Zero, Study Finds” • Nuclear power should not form part of Australia’s plans to reach net zero emissions because it is too expensive and slow, according to the final report of a project that models how Australia might meet its 2050 climate target. [The Guardian]
  • “A ‘Perfect Storm’ Unfolding This Summer Is ‘Supercharging’ The Weather, Scientist Says” • A “perfect storm” is unfolding this summer, as atmospheric ingredients combine to create record-breaking weather. As the arctic temperatures rise faster than those in warmer areas, the reduced difference can make the jet stream get “stuck,” prolonging weather events. [CNN]
  • “Eku Energy Secures 1-GW Italian Battery Deal” • Eku Energy, a storage developer, signed a framework agreement with Renera Energy for exclusivity over 1 GW of battery projects in Italy. The Italian goal is to generate 65% of its electricity from renewables by 2030, and Italy is projected to be the third largest energy storage market in Europe by then. [reNews]
  • “This 1-GW Solar + Salt + Shrimp Farm Is A 3-In-1 Power Station” • A huge solar power station in China is generating clean energy, producing salt from sunlight, and serving as a shrimp-breeding site. State-owned China Huadian Corporation said the 1-GW Huadian Tianjin Haijing power station will generate 1,500 GWh of electricity each year. [Electrek]

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