- “UN Report: Extreme Weather Displaced 2 Million People In 2018” • Extreme weather events impacted close to 62 million people in 2018 and displaced over two million as of September of that year. That is just one of the alarming findings in the UN World Meteorological Organization’s Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2018. [DeSmog]
- “The Massive Cost And Burden To Society And The Environment Of The Internal Combustion Engine” • The internal combustion engine has transported us for more than one hundred years. But with all its convenience, has the ICE and its necessary companion fossil fuel come to burden us more than it benefits us? [CleanTechnica]
- “Judge Rules Trump Executive Order Allowing Offshore Drilling In Arctic Ocean Unlawful” • A federal judge in Alaska ruled an executive order by Pres Trump allowing offshore oil drilling of millions of acres in the Arctic Ocean is “unlawful and invalid.” The ruling means a drilling ban protecting Arctic waters will go back into effect. [CNN]
- “Renewables Prove Their Power” • The electricity industry is changing. In 2017, global investment in renewable energy was $310 billion, more than double global investment in fossil-fuelled and nuclear electricity combined. Numerous detailed studies suggest that 100% renewable electricity is technically and economically feasible. [Brisbane Times]
- “Japan To Oppose New Or Expanded Coal-Fired Power Plants In Blow To Australian Exports” • Japan’s environment minister has announced he will “in principle” oppose any new plans to build or expand coal-fired power stations, as further signs emerge of a dramatic energy pivot by Australia’s top export market for thermal coal. [The Guardian]
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Source: Green Events
March 31 Green Energy News