Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

July 4 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “Glaciers On Alaskan Ice Field Melting At ‘Incredibly Worrying’ Pace, Study Finds” • The glaciers on a major Alaskan ice field are melting twice as fast as recorded over a decade ago. Researchers say the rate of ice loss is “incredibly worrying.” The research, led by scientists at Newcastle University in the UK, was published in Nature Communications. [ABC News]

Juneau Icefield (Gillfoto, CC-BY-SA 4.0)

  • “Hurricane Beryl Forecast: Storm Slamming Jamaica With Life-Threatening Conditions” • Hurricane Beryl is slamming Jamaica with life-threatening impacts. As of Wednesday evening, Beryl remains at Category 4 criteria, with winds now at 130 mph as it starts its push away from Jamaica, passing near the island’s southwest corner. [ABC News]
  • “Record Electricity From Green Power In Germany” • At 140 TWh, more renewable electricity was generated in Germany in the first half of 2024 than ever before, accounting for 65% of net public electricity generation, data from the Fraunhofer Institute shows. Fossil fuels output continues to decline as do the prices for electricity on the exchange. [CleanTechnica]
  • “The State Of Electric School Bus Adoption In The US” • More than 21 million US children ride school buses, and over 90% of which run on diesel fuel. Diesel exhaust is a known carcinogen, with proven links to serious issues for both physical health and cognitive development. With more electric school buses on the road, these risks can be reduced. [CleanTechnica]
  • “California Approves $475 Million For Port Upgrades” • A $10 billion piece of climate bond legislation, SB 867, was approved by California lawmakers. It includes $475 million for upgrades to make the state’s ports floating wind-ready. The investments in upgrade swill be crucial for the Golden State’s goals of 5 GW of offshore wind by 2030 and 25 GW by 2045. [reNews]

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