- “Climate Change Is Destabilizing The City Of Chicago. Who Knew?” • Chicago is a tribute to the indomitable human spirit that starts with the premise that people are smarter than nature. Where Chicago stands today was once a swamp. Today, climate change changes water levels so much that the city floods much more than if it were coastal. [CleanTechnica]
- “50-GW Renewable Energy Development Is Unveiled For Western Australia” • An international consortium unveiled plans for a 50-GW solar and wind project which could produce 3.5 million tonnes of renewable hydrogen or 20 million tonnes of green ammonia annually. The project is to be built in Western Australia’s Goldfields-Esperance region. [H2 View]
- “Western Wildfires Have Burned An Area 4 Times The Size Of NYC. Here Are Some Key Fires” • The National Interagency Fire Center says 55 large fires have burned over 768,000 acres across 12 states. The acreage, about 1,200 square miles, is about four times the area of New York City. So far this year, over 1.8 million acres have burned in 33,491 fires, the NIFC says. [CNN]
- “What Is Happening To The Greenland Ice Sheet?” • The Greenland Ice Sheet is losing mass at an alarming rate, a study published in the journal Nature has shown. A team of scientists discovered that the current rate of melting is likely to be the highest of the last 12,000 years. By studying the history of such events, they can see implications. [CleanTechnica]
- “New York To Explore Green Hydrogen For Decarbonization Goals” • New York Governor Andrew M Cuomo announced that the state plans to explore the potential role of green hydrogen as part of its decarbonization strategy. The state is collaborating with NREL and providing $12.5 million for long duration energy storage technologies. [Energy Live News]
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