Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

August 27 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “The Indigenous Groups Fighting Against The Quest For ‘White Gold’” • “Our land is drying up and our water is polluted,” said a protester at a roadblock in the village of Purmamarca, high in the Andes. The village is in what has become known as the “lithium triangle,” a stretch of mountains that holds the world’s biggest reserves of lithium. [BBC]

Purmamarca (Telmo Filho, Unsplash, cropped)

  • “Brazil Has 189 GW Of Offshore Wind Power In The Pipeline” • Brazil has 189 GW of offshore wind projects currently under license at Ibama. Power generation from offshore wind is a still unexplored market in the country, but companies expect it to develop rapidly once the regulatory framework is approved and the first auctions begin. [Evwind]
  • “Technologies To Enhance The Power Grid Exist, We Just Need To Deploy Them” • The Inflation Reduction Act is pushing the US toward a clean energy future. Unfortunately, our existing transmission system limitations threaten to undermine the law’s clean energy potential. Thankfully, new technologies are poised to integrate more renewable capacity. [MSN]
  • “Zika, Dengue Transmission Expected To Rise With Climate Change” • There were 1,016 deaths in Brazil due to dengue hit a record high in 2022, in four digits for the first time. The sobering number is expected to be even higher in 2023. Transmission of arboviruses could increase by 20% over the next 30 years due to climate change. [The Good Men Project]
  • “Homeowners Are Having To Pay Higher Insurance Premiums; Here’s Why Climate Change Is To Be Blamed” • A report said around 17% of homeowners’ insurance policies in Louisiana were canceled last year, and over two-thirds of policies had higher costs compared to other states. In climate-vulnerable states, some insurers went bankrupt. [Market Realist]

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