Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 11 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Trump Promises Oil & Gas Execs Free Rein, If They Put $1 Billion Into His Campaign” • At a Mar-A-Lago meeting with fossil fuel executives in April, Trump suggested they get together and donate $1 billion to get him re-elected. Giving $1 billion would be a “deal,” Trump said, because of the taxation and regulation they would avoid. [CleanTechnica]

Donald Trump (Liam Enea, CC-BY-SA 2.0)

  • “Enhanced Geothermal Energy Could Be A Zero-Carbon Hero” • Recent advancements in geothermal technologies appear ready to expand geothermal’s reach significantly. These new methods, referred to as engineered, enhanced, or advanced geothermal systems, have made strides in scalability and could play a major role in the clean energy transition. [JD Supra]
  • “Documents Suggest Alberta’s Renewable-Energy Pause Not Requested By AESO Head” • Internal emails show Alberta’s moratorium on renewable-energy projects was political and not requested by the system operator as the premier said. Newly uncovered documents show the CEO of the Alberta Electric System Operator opposed it. [CTV News Calgary]
  • “Coal And Gas Supplied Just 21% Of Europe’s Power Last Month” • Together, coal and gas generated only 21% of electricity in the EU last month. The buildout of wind and solar in Europe is continuing apace, while hydropower is recovering from an extended drought. These sources produced 49% of electricity in the EU in April, data from Ember shows. [Yale E360]
  • “Hawaii Officials Outline Efforts To Prevent More Devastating Wildfires Ahead Of A Dry Season” • As Maui continues to recover from the deadliest US wildfire in over a century, Hawaii officials are looking at preventing more disasters. Climate change has been causing more drought in Hawaii, and wildfires, once rare, are more frequent. [ABC News]

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