Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 8 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Lilium Announces Firm Order Of Twenty Lilium Jets From US Operator UrbanLink” • Lilium NV announced a partnership with air mobility operator UrbanLink for Lilium Jets in South Florida. UrbanLink will buy twenty Lilium Jets, with pre-delivery payments, and become the first airline in the US fully committed to using eVTOL aircraft in its fleet. [CleanTechnica]

Lilium e-jet (Lilium image)

  • “Earth Experienced Its Warmest April On Record” • Earth just experienced its eleventh straight warmest month on record. Last month continued a relentless stretch of record-breaking global temperatures for the planet after it was found to be the warmest April on record, said the monthly climate report by Copernicus, Europe’s climate change service. [ABC News]
  • “Fossil Fuels Are ‘Becoming Obsolete’ As Solar Panel Prices Plummet” • The cost of solar power has dropped by 87% over the last decade, a study by Berlin-based Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change shows. The world is moving towards a point where fossil fuel-generated power is no longer economically viable. [Yahoo News UK]
  • “Electricity From Clean Sources Reaches 30% Of Global Total” • Last year set a record for renewable energy sources, the ones that do not emit such global warming gases as carbon dioxide and methane, says a report published by Ember, a think tank based in London. For the first time, 30% of world’s electricity was from clean energy sources. [ABC News]
  • “Renewable Energy Bill Heads To Governor’s Desk” • Vermont lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that will accelerate the state’s transition toward clean energy by requiring utilities to get 100% of their power from renewable sources by 2035. The bill, H.289, was lauded by environmentalists. Republicans, claiming cost concerns, blasted it. [Seven Days]

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