- “Interior Department Announces More Than $40.6 Million For Efforts To Conserve America’s Most Imperiled Species” • The Interior Department announced over $40.6 million in grants through the US Fish and Wildlife Service to ten states and the US Virgin Islands to support land acquisition and conservation planning projects for 65 listed species. [CleanTechnica]
- “Solar Energy And Climate Change Are Killing Future Hydro Plants In Africa” • About 1.2 billion people live in Africa, and improved standards of living, they are using more electricity. The plan on how to do that is changing, however. Power dams are getting less cost-effective, as solar gets cheaper and water made less available by climate change. [ZME Science]
- “Hurricane Lee Live Updates: When Storm Will Reach New England” • As Hurricane Lee, a Category 1 storm, moves up the East Coast, tropical storm warnings are in effect along the coast from Massachusetts to Maine. Lee is hundreds of miles off the coast and is expected to make landfall in Nova Scotia or New Brunswick as a tropical storm. [ABC News]
- “NREL And Joby Aviation Partnership Spotlights Green Ride-Hailing Flight Services” • When Joby Aviation wanted to find the environmental impact of its future all-electric aerial ride-hailing service, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which has done years of sustainable aviation research, helped provide a technological bird’s eye view. [CleanTechnica]
- “California Sues Fossil Fuel Giants Over Climate Change” • The state of California is the latest to take some of the world’s largest fossil fuel companies to court, claiming in a suit that decades of deliberate disinformation about climate change have worsened it and caused major environmental, public health, and economic damages in the state. [Courthouse News Service]
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