- “‘Another Milestone For Britain’: UK Grid Completes First Coal-Free Month” • The UK’s record-breaking run without coal power passed another milestone. National Grid ESO confirmed that the grid had completed a full month without any input from the country’s coal-fired power stations. The coal-free run is still continuing. [www.businessgreen.com]
- “Trump’s Environmental ‘Blitzkrieg’ Advances Under Cover Of Coronavirus” • Even amid a pandemic, the Trump administration is weakening US environment protections, continuing its rollback as the November election approaches. During the coronavirus lockdown, US federal agencies are pursuing an appalling series of environmental rollbacks. [The Guardian]
- “Green Steel Industry Could Secure Jobs Future For Australia’s Coal Mining Heartland” • An Australian green steel industry could create tens of thousands of jobs in regionals reliant on coal mining, giving them a future as demand for carbon-intensive goods falls, a report by the University of Melbourne’s Grattan Institute says. [The Guardian]
- “‘Get The Hell Off’: The Indigenous Fight To Stop A Uranium Mine In The Black Hills” • Lakota elders are staring down yet another encroachment on their historic lands: a 10,600-acre uranium mine proposed to be built in the Black Hills. This puts the Lakota on a collision course with the Trump administration, which is doubling down on nuclear power. [Grist]
- “Villanova University Enters Renewable Energy Agreement And Enhances Commitment To Environmental Sustainability” • In Pennsylvania, Villanova University announced that it will be furthering its commitment to environmental sustainability by entering into a multi-year renewable electric energy agreement with ENGIE Resources, LLC. [Villanovan]
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