Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

March 6 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  1. “US Adds Record-Breaking 32 GW Of Solar In 2023” • The US installed a record-breaking 32 GW of solar in 2023, during the first full year of the Inflation Reduction Act. The utility-scale sector added 22.5 GW of new capacity, while nearly 800,000 Americans added solar to their homes, according to the US Solar Market Insight 2023 Year-in-Review. [reNews]

Solar farm (EDF Renewables image)

  • “MethaneSAT Will Pinpoint Methane Pollution In Real Time” • MethaneSAT, a satellite brought into being by a collaboration between dozens of scientists, researchers, and private companies, is in orbit, peering down at the Earth as it circles fifteen times a day. MethaneSAT is designed to identify the sources that leak polluting methane gas. [CleanTechnica]
  • “UN Warns Of Climate Impact On Farms, Rural Households Run By Women In Poor Countries” • A report by the Food and Agriculture Organization, “The Unjust Climate,” found that rural households headed by women lose on average 8% more of their income during heat waves and 3% more during floods than those headed by men. [ABC News]
  • “Clean Power Sends CO₂ Growth Back To Great Depression-Era Levels” • The world’s carbon dioxide emissions are rising at their slowest rate since the Great Depression thanks to a boom in clean energy, new figures show. The use of clean technology avoided vast quantities of CO₂ being produced, says the International Energy Agency. [The National]
  • “Blocking Renewable Energy Is A Top State Legislative Priority For Network Of Pro-Fossil Fuels Think Tanks” • The State Policy Network announced on its website last month that it will focus on working with state lawmakers to prevent states from adopting wind and solar power in 2024. SPN’s donors include fossil fuel interests. [Energy and Policy Institute]

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