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May 12 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “More Electric Trucks Coming To US, But China Still Leads” • In the US, the transition to electric trucks is picking up speed, especially in Southern California. SoCal is where the majority of products manufactured in foreign countries enter the US, and the exhaust from all those diesel trucks in the area is a really oppressive burden. [CleanTechnica]

Volvo electric trucks (Courtesy of Amazon)

  • “Solar Prices Drop Up To 25%” • Solar prices in Pakistan have dropped by 15% to 25% due to widespread imports and increased supply relative to consumption in the country. Market sources suggest that one reason for the decrease in the prices of solar panels is the halt in imports of solar panels from China to the US, the EU, and India. [The Express Tribune]
  • “Scientists Have Figured Out How To Make Algae-Based Plastic That Completely Decomposes” • Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, and materials company Algenesis may have found the answer to making plastics products that break down without forming into microplastics, tiny pieces of plastics that can linger for millennia. [ABC News]
  • “Flash Floods Kill Hundreds And Injure Many Others In Afghanistan” • Flash floods from unusually heavy seasonal rains in Afghanistan have killed more than 300 people and destroyed over 1,000 houses, the The World Food Program said. The UN agency said it is distributing fortified biscuits to survivors of one of the floods that hit Afghanistan. [ABC News]
  • “Poor Kenyans Feel Devastated By Floods And Brutalized By The Government’s Response” • Floods and mudslides in Keyna, worsened by climate change, killed at least 267 people and impacted more than 380,000. To save lives in the future, the government ordered evacuations and demolition of homes built illegally too close to rivers. [ABC News]

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