Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

April 27 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Controversial Methods To Cool The Earth By Reflecting Sunlight Gain Traction As Global Temperatures Rise” • As the impacts of climate change intensify and become more severe, relatively untouched ideas are gaining momentum as potential short-term solutions to lower Earth’s temperature. One of them is solar geoengineering. [ABC News]

Ship tracks reflecting heat off the U.S. West Coast (MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC)

  • “Climate Action ‘Cannot Trample Over The Poor.’ Guterres Launches Initiative To Protect Key Minerals For Clean Energy Transition” • The UN Secretary-General launched an initiative to ensure fairness, sustainability, and respect for human rights in the entire process of sourcing and using critical minerals needed for the clean energy transition. [UN News]
  • “Tripling Renewables: European G7 Leaders Need To Turn Words Into Action” • The COP28 goal means increasing global renewables capacity from under 4 TW at the end of 2022 to 11 TW by the end of 2030. Ember’s analysis shows that collectively G7 countries are only targeting a doubling of renewables by 2030. They need to triple it. [Euractiv]
  • “Ribbon Cut At Arizona Solar Giant” • Developer Longroad has cut the ribbon at its giant Longroad Sun Streams Complex in Maricopa County, Arizona. The development is comprised of three projects totaling 665 MW (AC) of solar and 515 MW, 2,060 MWh of storage, but when complete, the site will be somewhat largers than those figures indicate. [reNews]
  • “Russian Atomic Agency Faces Accusations Of Covering Up Tobol River Radioactive Pollution” • On April 26, Russia marked the 38th anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster as its atomic agency Rosatom faces accusations of covering up yet another nuclear incident involving the flooding of its uranium mills in Siberia. []

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