Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

July 25 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Keeping Contentious Nuclear Plant Open Could Cost Californians $45 Billion: Report” • If the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant stays online for two more decades, total costs to run the site could range from more than $20 billion to nearly $45 billion through 2045, according to analysis by the Environmental Working Group. [The Hill]

Diablo Canyon nuclear plant (Mike Baird, CC-BY-SA 2.0)

  • “Heat Waves In US And Europe Would Have Been ‘Virtually Impossible’ Without Climate Change” • Attribution analysis from the World Weather Attribution initiative shows that the searing heat in the US and southern Europe would have been “virtually impossible” without climate change, and it made China’s heat wave at least fifty times more likely. [CNN]
  • “UAE To Work With COP28 Participants To Triple Global Renewable Energy Capacity By 2030” • The UAE will work with the participants of COP28 to triple the world’s renewable energy capacity and to double the production of hydrogen by 2030, according to Suhail Al Mazrouei, the UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure. [The National]
  • “Deadly Extreme Heat Is On The Rise In National Parks – A Growing Risk For America’s Great Outdoors” • Extreme heat appears to be killing people in America’s national parks at an alarming pace, highlighting both its severity and the changing calculus of personal risk in the country’s natural places as climate change fuels more weather extremes. [CNN]
  • “Colorado Adopts New Rules To Curb Methane Emissions” • The Colorado Air Quality Control Commission unanimously approved new standards that will directly tie the amount of oil and gas that companies can produce within the state to how well they measure and reduce the methane emissions from their operations. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Maine To Go All In On Offshore Wind” • The legislature of the state of Maine is expected to pass a bill that calls for getting 3 GW of electricity from offshore wind turbines in the Gulf of Maine by 2040. The measure also supports building port infrastructure and local supply chains to service projects in the gulf’s deep, frigid waters. [Canary Media]

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