Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

May 9 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “A Surge In Sea Level Rise Threatens Southern States” • Sea levels in the Gulf of Mexico have risen by six inches or more in the past 10 years. Most oceanographers expected that amount of change would not happen until the end of this century, and only if global warming was to surpass 2ºC. Scientists are scrambling to determine the cause. [CleanTechnica]

Fort Myers Beach, Florida (Nick Nolan, Unsplash)

  • “Goleta City Facilities Move To 100% Renewable Energy” • The City of Goleta is poised to meet and exceed municipal renewable energy goals earlier than expected. The Goleta City Council unanimously approved powering all City facilities with 100% clean, renewable energy through the City’s Community Choice Aggregator, starting in July. [News Channel 3-12]
  • “World’s Top Climate Scientists Expect Global Heating To Blast Past 1.5°C Target” • Hundreds of the world’s leading climate scientists expect global temperatures to rise to at least 2.5°C (4.5°F) above preindustrial levels this century, blasting past international targets and causing catastrophic consequences for humanity and the planet, a Guardian survey shows. [The Guardian]
  • “Got $200K And Want To Fly Electric? This Ultralight eVTOL Ships In July And Doesn’t Require A Pilot License” • For about $200,000, you might be able to attain the ultimate in e-mobility early adopter status. The Pivotal Helix eVTOL is available for order in the US, with deliveries starting in July, and you don’t even need a pilot license. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Oil Industry Could Help The Biden Administration Tap ‘Invisible’ Green Energy” • A report from the US DOE makes a bold statement. It points out that the nascent US geothermal industry has a ready workforce of 300,000 engineers, drillers, hydrologists, and power plant operators ready to tap right here in this country. [NPR]

For more news, please visit geoharvey – Daily News about Energy and Climate Change.

Leave a Reply

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>