Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

December 10 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Bear Attacks In Japan Are At A Record High. Climate Change And An Aging Population Are Making The Problem Worse” • In Japan, experts say bears are increasingly venturing out of their traditional habitats and into urban areas in search of food. Some suggest this is because climate change is interfering with some of the animals’ traditional sources of food. [CNN]

Bear (Zdeněk Macháček, Unsplash)

  • “Fossil Fuels: Can Humanity Really Kick Its Addiction?” • The unprecedented productivity of the industrial world means most of us enjoy prosperity and health our grandparents would find astonishing. Our hunting and gathering ancestors got by on the equivalent of 277 kWh of energy a year. The average American uses 50 times that now. [BBC]
  • “We Really Could Triple Renewables By 2030, But It Won’t Be A Breeze” • In the past week almost 120 global leaders have pledged to triple the world’s renewable energy capacity before 2030. That is an “ambitious yet achievable goal”, according to the International Energy Agency. Nevertheless, it is not going to be an easy goal. [The Guardian]
  • “Coalition Opposes Australia Tripling Renewable Energy, Backs Nuclear Power Pledge At COP28” • The federal Coalition has declared at the Cop28 climate summit that it will back a global pledge to triple nuclear energy if the opposition leader, Peter Dutton, becomes prime minister, but will not support Australia tripling its renewable energy. [The Guardian]
  • “Massachusetts Decides To Move Away From Natural Gas For Residential Use” • Massachusetts is the first US state to begin phasing out natural gas as a residential heating source. Also, the state’s Department of Public Utilities rejected arguments from utilities and the gas industry that proposed the use of “renewable natural gas” and hydrogen. [CleanTechnica]

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