- “Full Clean Ahead: Can Shipping Finally Steer Away From Fossil Fuels?” • Nearly half (43%) of all voyages made along the longest shipping corridor between China and the US could be powered by hydrogen without adding any fuel capacity or extra port calls, according to the International Council on Clean Transportation. [The Guardian]
- “Solar Power: Expected To Eclipse Oil In 2023” • Renewable energy has become an increasingly important topic in recent years as we work towards a more environmentally-friendly and sustainable future. A recent Forbes article highlights an exciting trend toward solar power investment, which is set to eclipse oil this year. [Digital Journal]
- “UK Grid Connections Branded ‘Greatest Obstacle’ To Net Zero Following Landmark Review” • Nick Winser, electricity networks commissioner, published his review of grid connections. He called for the “speeding up the delivery of strategic electricity transmission lines”, which he described as “challenging but vital and achievable.” [City AM]
- “How Opera Is Aiming For Net Zero Amid Worsening Climate Change” • Thoughts of a night at the opera typically include images of chandelier-filled theatres and arias performed in exquisite costumes against transportative stage sets. But recent years have seen opera companies working out strategies to reduce their carbon emissions. [BBC]
- “Glacier Basin Flooding Destroys Two Structures In Alaskan Capital Of Juneau And Prompts Local Emergency Declaration” • Record-breaking river flooding destroyed at least two structures in Juneau and prompted local evacuations. This was the result of a sudden outburst from a glacier-dammed lake that inundated the region, officials say. [CNN]
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