- “AC Is Hard On The Planet. This Building Has A Sustainable Solution” • With 834 rental apartments along with commercial space, a building on Brooklyn’s waterfront is set to be the largest multifamily, residential building with “geothermal” heating and cooling system in New York State when it’s completed in late 2025, developer Lendlease says. [CNN]
- “Governor Mills Signs Bill To Create Jobs, Advance Clean Energy, And Fight Climate Change Through Offshore Wind” • Governor Janet Mills signed into law LD 1895, to procure up to 3,000 MW of offshore wind energy, allowing for critical port development, while protecting critical lobstering areas from development. [Maine.gov]
- “This Month Is The Planet’s Hottest On Record By Far – And Hottest In Around 120,000 Years, Scientists Say” • Vast swaths of three continents are baking under blistering temperatures and the oceans have heated to unprecedented levels. Scientists of two climate authorities are reporting even before July ends that it will be the hottest month on record by far. [CNN]
- “False Claims Of Bogus Heatwave Spread Online” • False claims suggesting that the BBC misreported temperatures in southern Europe were spread on social media. One GB News presenter accused the BBC of trying to “make people terrified of the weather” by reporting ground temperatures instead of the air temperatures. The accusation is debunked. [BBC]
- “Supreme Court Clears Way For Mountain Valley Pipeline Construction To Proceed” • The Supreme Court cleared the way for construction of the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline, granting an emergency request from project backers that is supported by Congress and the Biden administration. The order is a victory for West Virginia Sen Joe Manchin. [CNN]
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