Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 14 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Landmark Transmission Reform Could Dramatically Speed US Energy Transition” • FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, issued a sweeping reform to transmission grid planning, one that proponents say is a major, much-needed win for the effort to transition the country’s power sector away from fossil fuels. [Canary Media]

Transmission lines (Ernest Brillo, Unsplash)

  • “European Made Batteries Could Be 60% Less Carbon Intensive Than Chinese: Analysis” • Onshoring the EV supply chain to Europe would cut the emissions of producing a battery by 37% compared to a China-controlled supply chain, analysis by T&E shows. This carbon saving rises to over 60% when renewable electricity is used. [CleanTechnica]
  • “US Is Experiencing More Tornado Outbreaks, Despite Fewer Tornado Days Overall, Researchers Say” • The number of days there is a tornado in the US is decreasing, but the average annual number of tornadoes has remained roughly the same. So there are more of them on the days they happen. Climate change may be affecting tornado behavior. [ABC News]
  • “Cape Cod Canal Site Gets Federal OK To Test Water-Powered Turbines” • Cape Codders and Islanders know about harnessing offshore windpower to create renewable energy. Now Cape Cod may be on the cusp of being a national trail blazer for another green technology, one that uses the power of the ocean tides to make electricity. [Cape Cod Times]
  • “Scientists Engage Moms To Help Fight Climate Change On Behalf Of Kids” • Moms in a nonpartisan climate science group are gearing up for summer, getting the word out to Pennsylvania families on how more frequent and extreme weather events can affect children. Last year, the US experienced 28 weather and climate disasters. [Public News Service]

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