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August 29 Green Energy News

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“Hurricane Ida: Thousands Flee As Storm Bears Down On Louisiana” • Thousands of people are fleeing as Hurricane Ida closes in on Louisiana. Ida is expected to make landfall with 130 mph (209 km/h) winds and a “life-threatening” storm surge. Forecasters say it may be stronger than Hurricane Katrina, which devastated much of […]

August 28 Green Energy News

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“World’s First Crewless, Zero Emissions Cargo Ship Will Set Sail In Norway” • Yara International, a Norwegian company, has created what it calls the world’s first zero-emission, autonomous cargo ship. The ship is to make a journey between two towns in Norway, with a reduced crew on board to test the autonomous systems, […]

August 27 Green Energy News

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“This Center In Dubai Is Growing ‘Future-Proof’ Food In The Desert” • In the Dubai desert, farmers must contend with intense heat, limited freshwater and sandy soil. Here, the International Center of Biosaline Agriculture is transplanting and growing salt-loving superfoods in an effort to expand food diversity in the region. [CNN]

August 26 Green Energy News

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“Climate Change Is Sparking Wildfires That Are Amplifying Covid” • The Caldor Fire east of Sacramento, is causing noxious air in Reno and threatening Lake Tahoe. The air quality near Reno this week is at its worst it’s ever been, and there’s growing evidence that noxious smoke from the fires amplifies the severity […]

August 25 Green Energy News

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“Tech Firm Promises 1500 Times More Cattle Feed Using 5% Of The Water” • One Utah tech firm is hoping we’ll be able to use science to find our way out of drought-fueled food shortages with a new spin on vertical farms that promises fifteen-hundred times (!) the food production of a conventional […]

August 24 Green Energy News

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“How Climate Change Amplifies Extreme Weather Like Tennessee’s Deadly Floods And NYC’s Record Rainfall” • Record breaking rainfall amounts in New York and Tennessee exemplify the same scientific phenomenon: extreme rainfall events being supercharged by human-caused climate change. The science is well known and easily explained. [CNN]

Flooding in Tennessee (NOAA […]

August 23 Green Energy News

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“When Electric Buses Make Sense, And When They Just Don’t” • Electric buses are definitely better than a diesel or natural gas bus. That’s indisputable without seriously bending the facts. The thing is, combustion buses aren’t the only competition electric buses have, and in many situations, there are even cleaner options that we […]

August 22 Green Energy News

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“How The Climate Crisis Is Changing Hurricanes” • The proportion of high-intensity hurricanes has increased due to warmer global temperatures, according to a UN climate report released earlier this month. Scientists have also found that the storms are more likely to stall and lead to devastating rainfall and they last longer after making […]

August 21 Green Energy News

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“Hurricane Warnings Posted For Long Island, Southern New England As Henri Looks To Make Landfall Sunday” • As Tropical Storm Henri moved north through the Atlantic on Friday night, hurricane warnings were posted from New York’s Long Island to Rhode Island and a tropical storm warning was issued for New York City. [CNN] […]

August 20 Green Energy News

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“Rain Fell At The Summit Station In Greenland For The First Time On Record” • For the first time on record, precipitation at the National Science Foundation’s Summit Station was rain and not snow. Summit Station is at Greenland’s highest point. It has been staffed since 1989, and it has been under observation […]