Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

July 22 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Climate Records Tumble, Leaving Earth In Uncharted Territory” • A series of climate records for temperature, ocean heat, and Antarctic sea ice have alarmed some scientists who say their speed and timing is “unprecedented.” Studies are under way, but scientists already fear some of the worst-case scenarios are unfolding. [BBC]

Supercell (NOAA, Unsplash)

  • “African Solar Panels Are Cost-Competitive With China” • Africa has only 1% of the world’s solar capacity, and about 600 million African people lack access to energy. But a report finds that solar module manufacturing in some African countries is “already cost competitive with equivalent manufacturing in China.” [Oil Price]
  • “Canoo Transporting NASA Astronauts” • Canoo delivered three Crew Transportation Vehicles to the Kennedy Space Center. Canoo said that the vehicles were intended to transport astronauts for Artemis lunar missions. It wrote, “The CTVs are engineered to carry fully suited astronauts, flight support crew, and equipment to the launch pad.” [CleanTechnica]
  • “Europe Heatwave: Temperatures To Soar In Greece As Fires Still Burn” • Greece is bracing for more intense heat over the weekend, with meteorologists warning that temperatures could climb as high as 45°C (113°F). It could turn into Greece’s hottest July weekend in 50 years. Meanwhile, firefighters are continuing to battle dozens of wildfires. [BBC]
  • “Biden Unlocks Wind Power In Gulf Of Mexico” • Federal regulators announced the first sale of Gulf of Mexico offshore wind leases, opening sites off the coast of Texas. They could potentially power nearly 1.3 million homes. The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will auction off the lease sites on August 29. [CleanTechnica]

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