- “Maryland Sea Level To Increase Dramatically, Report Says” • A report by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science warns that if emissions continue to rise, sea level in Maryland would likely increase 2.0 to 4.2 feet by 2100. There is also an outside chance the rise could exceed 5.2 feet, the report said. [MarylandReporter.com]
- “Vermont Says Charging Stations Shouldn’t Face Same Rules As Utilities” • Vermont’s EV charging stations should not be regulated like electric utilities, state utility regulators concluded. The Vermont Public Utility Commission recommended that state law be clarified to allow charging station owners to set their own pricing. [Energy News Network]
- “Climate Change: The More We Know, The Worse It Seems” • It should not be surprising that each new climate-related news headline seems to be worse than the last. The last time carbon dioxide levels were as high as they are now, sea levels were 30 meters higher. At that level all major coastal cities in the world would be drowned. [CNN]
- “‘Feel The Fear:’ Climate Change Is Now The Talk Of Davos” • Has business finally woken up to the enormous challenges posed by climate change? Climate was a major theme at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, where panel discussions on everything from global warming to ocean sustainability and biodiversity drew large crowds. [CNN]
- “Germany To Stop Using Coal By End Of 2038: Commission” • A government commission has agreed that Germany should phase out all coal-fired power plants by the end of 2038. The government is already planning to shut down nuclear power plants over the next three years. The agreement came after talks lasting 21 hours. [Deutsche Welle]
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Source: Green Events
January 26 Green Energy News