- “Canadian Initiative Launched To Cut Electric Bus Charging Costs” • The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium, which gives transit agencies technnology support, launched a $999,000 investment in an initiative to reduce costs for charging electric buses. Ontario energy storage company eCAMION, is leading the project. [CleanTechnica]
- “Trillions Of Extra Economic Damages Predicted In New Study Of Climate Change Effects” • The world is underestimating the economic effects of climate change by trillions of dollars, a study published in Nature Communications shows. Current economic forecasting models fail to account for unpredictable variations in global temperatures. [Phys.Org]
- “New 100% Clean Electricity Contract Will Save MBTA $3 Million A Year In Electric Bills” • The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is working on a multi-year electricity contract to power its trains, trolleybuses, stations, and other facilities entirely on renewable power. The contract is expected to save $3 million a year. [Streetsblog MASS]
- “September Was The Warmest On Record, Scientists Say” • September was the warmest on record globally, according to the weather service Copernicus. It was 0.05°C hotter than September last year, which had the previous record high for the month. Scientists say it’s a clear indication of warming driven up by emissions from human society. [BBC]
- “Hurricane Delta Is Intensifying Rapidly And Is Now A Category 4 Storm” • Hurricane Delta is an “extremely dangerous” major hurricane on a collision course with Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and the US Gulf Coast. It will directly impact Cancun as a dangerous Category 4 storm. At 145 mph, it’s just behind Hurricane Laura, which reached 150 mph. [CNN]
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