- “Climate Change Could Bring More Monster Storms Like Hurricane Lee To New England” • When it comes to hurricanes, New England can’t compete with Florida or the Caribbean. But scientists said the arrival of storms like Atlantic storm Lee could become more common in places such as the Gulf of Maine, as the planet warms. [Rapid City Journal]
- “Ørsted To Develop 400 MW Of Irish Solar” • Orsted disclosed that it is developing a 400-MW portfolio of Irish solar projects in a partnership with Irish renewable energy developer Terra Solar. The sites could power over 90,000 Irish homes. This brings further momentum to Orsted’s solar pipeline in Ireland, which now totals over 600 MW. [reNews]
- “Though The Price Shocks Hurt, Renewables Installed In 2021- 2023 Saved Europe €100 Billion” • IEA data shows that without the solar and wind capacity additions of 2021-2023 Europe’s energy costs would have been €100 billion higher in that time, as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and reduced output from nuclear and hydro made energy prices spike. [Energy Post]
- “Costa Rica’s Sea Turtle Decline Linked To Climate Change” • The effects of climate change are increasingly evident in various parts of the planet. The repercussions of climate change include rising sea levels, high sea temperatures, and more. Experts from the APM Terminals Turtle Conservation Program say it results in fewer sea turtle hatchlings. [The Tico Times]
- “Thousands March To Kick Off Climate Summit, Demanding An End To Fossil Fuels” • Yelling that the future and their lives depend on ending fossil fuels, tens of thousands of protesters kicked off the opening salvo to New York’s Climate Week, where leaders will try once again to curb climate change primarily caused by coal, oil and natural gas. [ABC News]
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