- “Unprecedented Temperature Anomalies In 2023 – Hottest Year On Record” • The Copernicus Climate Change Service, with funding from the EU, routinely publishes monthly climate bulletins reporting on the changes observed in global surface air temperature, sea ice cover and hydrological variables. The data for September has no precedent. [CleanTechnica]
- “Asia Pacific To Invest $3.3 Trillion In Power Generation Over Ten Years” • The Asia Pacific region is poised to invest as much as $3.3 trillion in power generation over the next 10 years, half of which in solar and wind power. India and China are leading the growth in power demand and investments, according to Wood Mackenzie analysis. [Oil Price]
- “$4.3 Billion On The Table; Huge Benefits To Public Health And Wealth Lie Within Reach” • We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest in our homes and buildings, to win big on public health and reduce both housing energy costs and climate change pollution. Now $4.3 billion in new flexible funds are soon to be available from the US EPA. [CleanTechnica]
- “A Certificate To Own A Car In Singapore Now Costs $106,000” • The cost of a certificate to own a large family car in Singapore rose to a record high of S$146,002 ($106,619). The city-state introduced the 10-year certificate of entitlement system in 1990 as an anti-congestion measure. Anyone in Singapore who want to buy a car must have the certificate. [BBC]
- “Three New England States Join Together For Offshore Wind Power Projects, Aiming To Lower Costs” • Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts will procure wind energy projects together rather than separately as part of a joint agreement the states’ governors announced. It is the first such multi-state agreement in the nation. [WPRI.com]
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