Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

August 11 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Videos Denying Climate Science Approved By Florida As State Curriculum” • Videos that compare climate activists to Nazis, portray solar and wind energy as environmentally ruinous, and claim that global heating is part of natural long-term cycles will be made available to young schoolchildren in Florida, after they were approved for use in public schools. [The Guardian]

“You mean they’re lying?” (Ben White, Unsplash)

  • “Maui Fires Death Toll Rises To At Least 55; Hundreds Have Been Evacuated; Biden Approves Disaster Declaration” • The death toll from fast-moving wildfires on Hawaii’s Maui island rose to at least 55 people, officials said. One blaze, which nearly destroyed the historic town of Lahaina, was said to be 80% contained earlier in the day. [CBS News]
  • “In A Surprise Move, Proterra Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection” • In a statement, Proterra said has voluntarily filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code in the District of Delaware in an effort to strengthen its financial position through a recapitalization or going-concern sale. The firm said it will continue to operate. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Ocean Heat Is Off The Charts, So Where Are The Hurricanes? Forecasters Warn A Change Is Coming” • Record ocean heat has set the stage for an active Atlantic hurricane season, but so far we have had no storms. There have been no tropical storms in the Atlantic basin in nearly a month, and none have come close to the US. That could soon change. [CNN]
  • “Surge In US Thunderstorms Has Caused ‘Unprecedented’ $34 Billion In Insured Losses This Year” • In the first half of this year, waves of severe storms led to $34 billion in insured losses in the US, an unprecedented level of financial damage in such a short time, Swiss Re Group said. Climate change contributes to the frequency and severity of violent weather events. [CBC]

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