- “Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $2 Billion In Funding To Increase Climate Resilience” • Officers of Homeland Security, FEMA, and the White House announced that FEMA is making $1.8 billion available for grant programs designed to help communities increase resilience to the impacts of climate change and extreme weather. [Homeland Security Today]
- “Here’s Why A Giant, 2,361-Mile Cable Will Be Installed Under The Sea From Morocco To The UK” • The world’s longest subsea power cable, stretching 2,361 miles, is planned to supply clean energy from Morocco to the UK. According to Electrek, Xlinks was designated a Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project to get it quick approvals. [Yahoo News New Zealand]
- “The Hydrogen Fuel Cell Solution For A World Awash In Chicken Feathers” • Researchers found something to do with the millions of tonnes of chicken feathers produced annually. A team from two technological universities has applied a tailored form of keratin to make bio-based membranes for zero emission hydrogen fuel cells. [CleanTechnica]
- “Climate Change Decimated Alaska’s Snow Crab Population” • A group of NOAA scientists published a paper, “The collapse of eastern Bering Sea snow crab.” It explores the disappearance of 10 billion snow crabs from the Bering Sea between 2018 and 2021. It makes a convincing case that that 10 billion snow crabs were killed off by climate change.[InsideHook]
- “Navigator Cancels Proposed Midwestern CO₂ Pipeline, Citing ‘Unpredictable’ Regulatory Processes” • A company said it would cancel its plans for a 1,300-mile (2,092-km) pipeline across five Midwestern states that would have gathered the carbon dioxide emissions from several ethanol plants and buried the gas deep underground. [MPR News]
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