Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

October 8 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Individual Actions You Can Take To Address Climate Change” • Humans are driving climate change, and humans can change our trajectory. While governments and businesses have key roles in reducing planet-heating emissions, individual actions matter, too. The NPR Network has been reporting on individual actions that can make a positive impact. [NPR]

Community garden (Filip Urban, Unsplash)

  • “Climate Change Wake-Up Call: San Antonio’s Hottest Summer Yet” • San Antonians are finally enjoying cooler, wetter weather. The metro area and its nearly 2.5 million people have survived the hottest summer on record, with 74 days of temperatures of 100°F or more. That’s 15 more days than the previous record of 59 days set in 2009. [San Antonio Report]
  • “BMW Lends EV Batteries To Weird New Diesel-Killing Electric Vehicle” • EVs can be used as mobile energy storage devices. A US company, Dannar, developed a series of wheeled electric workhorses to knock out diesel generators and other equipment. They may look weird, but they have packs of powerful BMW EV batteries from BMW. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Silicon Ranch, SSVEC Celebrate Opening Of New Solar Farm In McNeal” • Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative hosted a ribbon cutting Saturday to formally recognize the start of solar and battery “farm” with more than 60,000 panels in McNeal, Arizona. SSVEC has constructed a new substation to replace one built in 1940. [Sierra Vista Herald]
  • “California Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Law Requiring Big Businesses To Disclose Emissions” • Businesses in California that make over $1 billion will have to disclose a wide range of planet-warming emissions under a bill Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law on Saturday. It is the most sweeping mandate of its kind in the nation. [Spectrum News]

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