Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

November 25 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Haughey’s Bog: Why Are Peatlands Important?” • Haughey’s Bog in County Tyrone is the latest peatland in Northern Ireland to begin the journey to restoration. Peatlands cover 12% of the land area of Northern Ireland, but 86% of peatlands there are in a degraded state. Instead of storing carbon dioxide, they emit it. Restoration is vitally important. [BBC]

Peatland (K B, Unsplash, cropped)

  • “Debunking Solar PV Fears” • As numbers of PV installations modules have risen, some people have raised concerns about the materials they’re made from, promoting disinformation about the safety of recycling modules. A team at NREL in Colorado clarified this waste from solar panels and published an essay in the journal Nature Physics. [Living on Earth]
  • “Why Good Inventions Get Lost” • Many inventions have no way to benefit the inventor, humanity, or the environment. There may be important answers to climate change out there that cannot be developed because they will not pay their developers. That is a horrible reason to allow a planet to be ruined. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Range Energy Electrifies The Semi Trailer” • Range Energy has just completed a testing of its electric semi trailers by Mesilla Valley Transportation, a company that provides breakthrough testing, design, and development services for the trucking industry. The Range Energy semi trailer fits an innovative e-axle, battery pack, and smart pin. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Alaska’s Pricey, Fossil Fuel-Based Electric Power Could Thwart Investment, Mining Executive Says” • Steep electricity prices and heavy dependence on fossil fuels to generate power discourage development of new mining projects in Alaska. That’s the blunt message a mining executive had for Alaska’s natural resource development industries. [Anchorage Daily News]

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