Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

March 10 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Electricity And Airplanes – Lowering The Carbon Emissions Of Flight” • We have two news stories that focus on different ways of using electricity to reduce the carbon emissions of airplanes. The first comes from Mercedes-Benz, about an electric refueling vehicle for airplanes. The other is from Airbus, about an eVTOL passenger vehicle. [CleanTechnica]

Proposed electric eVTOL vehicle (Courtesy of Airbus)

  • “Whether Powered By Electrons Or Molecules, Automobiles Are A Curse” • After readers commented that there are too many cars in the world, Bloomberg ran a story entitled “EVs Can’t Fix a Global Epidemic of ‘Car Harm,’ Study Finds.” The modern world moves itself around in roughly 2 billion motor vehicles, 65% of which are cars, Bloomberg says. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Saudi Oil Giant Aramco Announces $121 Billion Profit Last Year, Down From 2022 Record” • Saudi oil giant Aramco reported it made $121 billion in profit last year, down from its 2022 record due to lower energy prices. Aramco had reported a $161 billion profit in 2022, likely the largest ever reported by a publicly traded company. [ABC News]
  • “The EU to achieve at least 32% renewable energy by 2030” • The European wind power sector has seen significant growth and development over the past decade. Europe is a global leader in wind energy, both onshore and offshore. As of 2021, Europe had over 220 GW of installed wind power capacity, with the majority being onshore. [Business News This Week]
  • “Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe Says He’s Changing Mindsets Of What’s ‘Possible In An Electric Vehicle’” • A common complaint of EVs is that they’re too expensive. That’s why Rivian, the electric carmaker from Irvine, California, just launched three new models to meet this “huge need in the market,” RJ Scaringe, Rivian’s founder and CEO said. [ABC News]

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