Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

June 9 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Agrivoltaic Solar Arrays Will Win The Rural Solar War, With Insects” • The war against solar power is erupting in rural areas across the US, but evidence increasingly supports agrivoltaics as an effective way to benefit crops and preserve insect populations, too. New York State has seen enough evidence to kickstart an agrivoltaic revolution. [CleanTechnica]

Tomatoes under solar panels (Asurnipal, CC-BY-SA 4.0)

  • “In Mexican Heat Wave, Monkeys Are Still Dying And Birds Are Getting Air Conditioning” • A heat dome is still blocking clouds from forming, causing extensive sunshine and hot temperatures all across Mexico and into the US. Howler monkeys are falling out of the trees with heatstroke, and over 250 have probably died. Some birds have been rescued. [ABC News]
  • “Renewable Energy Will Be The Predominant Power Source For Data Centers, Nextracker CEO Says” • The surging power needs of artificial intelligence and data centers will be primarily met with renewable energy and not fossil fuels, according to the CEO of Nextracker, a solar company. He cited the low cost and rapid deployment of solar power. [MSN]
  • “Climate Scientist Susan Solomon: ‘Let’s Not Give Up Now – We’re Right On The Cusp Of Success’” • MIT professor Susan Solomon is the author of three books, the latest of which, Solvable: How We Healed the Earth, and How We Can Do It Again, applies lessons from past environmental successes to the climate crisis. [The Guardian]
  • “Over 300,000 Alaska Residents May See 10%-20% Savings On Energy Bills” • The Alaska legislature approved a bipartisan bill that will bring affordable, nonpolluting energy to thousands of renters and low-income residents. Senate Bill 152 is expected to make community solar power available to over 339,000 Alaskans below the federal poverty line. [The Cool Down]

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