- The Climate Crisis Is Wreaking Havoc On The Insurance Industry“” • Senators Elizabeth Warren (MA), Chris Van Hollen (MD), and Sheldon Whitehouse (RI) wrote to Treasury Secretary Janet L Yellen and Federal Insurance Office Director Steven Seitz, pointing out that insurance companies have reduced coverage in disaster-prone areas. [CleanTechnica]
- “20,000 Communities Demand Local Wind Turbines” • The arguments against wind power are running out of steam as costs drop and ratepayers chase after the savings. A ratepayer-driven, pro-wind revolution is brewing in the UK, and it could head to the US soon. Octopus Energy is behind the ratepayer-driven wind revolution. [CleanTechnica]
- “G20 Members Agree To Phase Down Unabated Coal Power At Sherpa Meet” • The G20 members agreed to make an effort towards the “phasedown of unabated coal power,” staying with the text of the Bali declaration on the issue. This was decided at the Sherpa-level deliberations that aim to finalise the text for the Leaders’ Declaration. [Outlook Business]
- “Hurricane Lee Becomes First Category Five Storm Of Atlantic Season” • Hurricane Lee has powered up to a category five storm, packing wind speeds of up to 160 mph (260 km/h) as it churns through the Caribbean. It could cause dangerous conditions on the US east coast on Sunday, according to information from the US National Hurricane Center. [BBC]
- “US Solar Installations In 2023 Expected To Exceed 30 GW For First Time In History” • The US solar industry expects to add a record 32 GW of new capacity in 2023, a 52% increase from 2022, according to the US Solar Market Insight Q3 2023 report just released by the Solar Energy Industries Association and Wood Mackenzie. [CleanTechnica]
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