Climate Change News, Jul 2022



Green housing district gets its electricity from a diesel generator |

Check Out This Cool Tesla Supercharger Site Featuring Cube Lounges


UK startup develops high-temperature heat pump that produces steam from waste heat – pv magazine International

Transparent solar panels could soon turn windows into energy harvesters

Siemen's New Home-Charging Solution Means No Electric Panel Upgrades

Offshore Wind’s Turbulent Future | Hakai Magazine

How secret negotiations revived Joe Biden's agenda and shocked Washington | CNN Politics

Canada's conserved areas |


UPDATED – New tech to produce hydrogen from tap water – pv magazine International

Tesla big battery begins providing inertia grid services at scale in world first in Australia – pv magazine International

Solar-powered electric lawn mowing – pv magazine International

Humans may not be able to handle as much heat as scientists thought | Science News

Eskom Seeks Partners for $71 Billion Energy Transition Plan | Financial Post

Adding one more layer of metal fluoride can enhance performance of solar cells


South Africa to introduce feed-in tariffs for rooftop PV – pv magazine International

Renewables Falter As Texas Power Grid Sees Record Demand |


South Africa Removes License Rules for Private Power Generators | BNN Bloomberg

Reducing sugar consumption to achieve climate and sustainability goals

Promising new catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells

Goodbye E-cars: BMW Wants to Mass-Produce Hydrogen Cars | Hydrogen Central

FUREY: Here’s why we might soon see more farmer protests across Canada | Toronto Sun

First Solar receives order from Akuo for 500 MW of advanced thin film modules – pv magazine International


Can electric vehicle batteries be recycled?


Trudeau moving ahead to severely curtail use of fertilizer to address climate change with more organic farming | Must Read Alaska

Domestic Thermal Storage: Part 1: Hot Water | Protons for Breakfast


Why Democrats Are Disillusioned Over Climate Change | FiveThirtyEight

US heat wave: High temperatures paired with high humidity is likely to affect millions of Americans through the end of July | CNN


Rayzon unveils 540 W bifacial solar module – pv magazine International

Heat warnings in parts of Canada as temperatures expected to exceed 30 C |

Biden Balked Late at Bold Climate Decree After Rush to Get Ready | BNN Bloomberg


Tesla reportedly slows down solar roof installations amid supply crunch [Update] | Drive Tesla

SolarDuck to build offshore floating solar pilot as potential partner for offshore wind | RenewEconomy

JA Solar reveals results of year-long n-type, p-type tests – pv magazine International

Hyundai Previews Supernal eVTOL Electric Air Mobility Solution For 2028 | Carscoops

How Carbon Credits Could Actually Help Fight Climate Change | Time

Greenland ice that melted last weekend could cover West Virginia in a foot of water | CNN

Google Launches Carbon, an Experimental Replacement for C++ – The New Stack

Extreme rainfall will be worse and more frequent than we thought, according to new studies | Grist

easyJet Announces Partnership With Rolls-Royce To Develop Hydrogen Combustion Engine

Cooling your home during a heat wave | CTV News

Climate actions: Biden pledges more to come | CTV News

Biden Maps Path Around Manchin on Climate With Aid on Wind, Heat | BNN Bloomberg


Wildfires blaze in London during record heatwave | Live Science

What to Know About Thin-Film Solar Panels: The Lightweight Alternative Solar Option | CNET

Ottawa weather: Scorching temperatures expected Tuesday and Wednesday | CTV News

Lake Mead dwindles, and a WWII-era ‘swamp boat’ emerges | Live Science

Hyundai and Rolls-Royce Holdings Aim To Get Fuel-Cell Aircraft In The Air By 2025 | Carscoops

Heat warning issued for Guelph, Waterloo Region by Environment Canada |

Europe continues to swelter as temperatures smash more records | Space

Biden preparing executive action on climate after Manchin sinks legislative approach | CNN Politics

Australia’s environment is ‘poor and deteriorating’ says damning new report | CNN

Australian environmental report tallies lost land, species | CTV News


Weather forecast: Warmest days to come, climatologist says | CTV News

U.S. plan to avoid extreme climate change is running out of time | The Washington Post

UK heatwave: Temperature tops 38C and likely to rise on Tuesday | BBC News

The UK heatwave is just the beginning of more climate change-driven extremes | The Verge

There’s big money in recycling materials from solar panels – pv magazine International

"Nothing can beat it:" The rise and rise of solar and battery storage | RenewEconomy

Pacific Islands ask international court to rule on climate

Nordex turbine collapses at new RWE wind farm in Sweden | Windpower Monthly

Most of Ontario under heat warning with warmer summer to come |

Lotus Eletre Electric SUV Rolls Off Production Line As Lotus’ New Factory At Wuhan Opens

Kemi Badenoch emerges as potential Tory kingmaker as she gains votes in third round

FPL to help SWFL drivers install electric vehicle chargers at their homes

Flights halted out of UK air base after runway melts due to heat wave | The Hill

Europe’s Heat Wave Brings Warped Runways and Burnt Dog Paws | BNN Bloomberg

Europe braces for a potential gas crisis as historic heatwave boosts demand | CNN

Climate change, extreme weather costs Germany billions of euros a year: Study | CNA

Canoo EV Being Evaluated by U.S. Army | The EV Report


Polestar’s electric SUV will start at €75,000 | Engadget

Lake Mead, once the largest water reservoir in the US, now little more than a graveyard | ABC News

How blockchain technology is used to save the environment

Govt all set to introduce policy on solar panels, equipment manufacturing | Profit by Pakistan Today

Gippsland dairy farmers rein in 'unsustainable' irrigation costs with solar power | ABC News

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Hits Record Level

Billions of dollars of KiwiSaver to shift onto lower-carbon investments

Analysis: Pacific bloc, united, demands climate action as China, U.S. woo | Reuters


The New Batteries That Will Make You an Electric Car Believer | CNET

Renewables accounting for 75% of electricity | The Portugal News

Is Singapore pursuing a false climate solution by buying Mekong hydropower? | South China Morning Post

How much solar and wind power South Africa needs to avoid Stage 6 load-shedding

How Long Does It Take Solar Panels to Pay For Themselves? – Review Geek

First Drive: McLaren’s First-Series Production Hybrid, the Artura – Robb Report

Democrats fumble climate bill again as US suffers consequences of inaction | CNN Politics

China, Climate Dominate Pacific Islands Forum Meeting – The Diplomat


Volkswagen Group delivers 217,100 BEVs in the first half of 2022 | Drive Tesla

Riding in a Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle That Doubles as a Camper | CNET


2050 net-zero goals are dead in the water because of copper • The Register


Local farmers stress over dry soil, lack of rain | CTV News

Impact-driven Systemiq Capital makes the first close of Fund II to fuel the climate tech revolution | EU-Startups

Hyundai’s Ioniq 6 ‘Electrified Streamliner’ EV Is Competing With Tesla’s Model 3 Sedan

Explained | Harnessing solar energy using floating power plants | The Hindu


Walmart Blocks Amazon From Buying Canoo’s Electric Delivery Vans | SupplyChainBrain

Texas Heatwave Highlights A Major Problem With Wind Power |

Shell to expand Canadian EV charging network to 37 stations by end of 2022 [Update] | Drive Tesla

Aptera Suggests US Gov Choose Tesla's Plug And Superchargers As Standard


World’s largest hybrid hydropower-photovoltaic station – pv magazine International

Transport Canada introduces a new medium and heavy-duty ZEV initiative | Drive Tesla

Negative bidding in German offshore wind law threatens supply chain | WindEurope

Germany’s confounding climate move to opt for coal over nuclear power | Vox

EV Startup Canoo Has Second Battery Fire in Preproduction TestsEV Startup Canoo Has Second Battery Fire in Preproduction Tests

Clean Energy 101: Heat Pumps | RMI


Plankton will store more carbon as Earth’s climate warms, but storage beyond the end of the century is uncertain

How climate change is making extreme weather a regular occurrence

GMC Hummer EV produces more CO2 than some gas-powered vehicles: Study | Drive Tesla

Boat graveyard surfaces at Lake Mead as water levels fall

Algae biopanel windows make power, oxygen and biomass, and suck up CO2

7 Red Flags in a Solar Sales Pitch: How to Buy With Confidence | CNET


Tesla Model Y Vs Kia EV6 And Polestar 2: Sporty EVs Head To Head


Why can’t we simply plant more trees to clean carbon dioxide from the air?

Dead solar panels are about to become a lot more valuable | The Verge


Tesla will open up Superchargers to non-Tesla electric vehicles in the US later this year | The Verge

Tesla Model 3 rated the greenest EV, Hummer EV comes in last [Update] | Drive Tesla


Wind power saved SA from total grid collapse during Eskom strike | energy expert | Fin24

Waterproof all-aluminum solar carport from China – pv magazine International

Toyota EVs and plug-in hybrids: Full $7,500 EV tax credit will phase out October 1

The Maldives Has Built The World's First Floating City, And It's Opening Soon | Digg

India spends US$165M to install 450MW of solar power – Kaieteur News

Europe’s largest heat storage tank – pv magazine International


'The Hay Wain': Climate protesters glue themselves to masterpiece at London's National Gallery | CNN Style

Wind generation overtakes brown coal in June, in month of new records | RenewEconomy

UK climate protesters glue themselves to gallery paintings | Winnipeg Free Press

UK climate protesters glue themselves to gallery paintings | National Post

The world’s first operational ‘sand battery’ can store energy for months

‘The Last Supper’ targeted by U.K. climate protesters | CTV News

Tesla added 200 Supercharger stations on mainland China in H1 2022; tally now 1,200 | Drive Tesla

Should You Pick a Local or National Solar Installer? | Earth911

Italy publishes new national guidelines for agrovoltaic plants – pv magazine International

Ifri-Sol launches M10 rooftop solar module – pv magazine International

GMC Has 77,000 Hummer EV Orders But Is Building Just 12 Per Day | Carscoops

Court ruling could curb efforts to rein in Big Tech | Local Business |

Climate change: Extreme weather events slam globe from Italy to Australia

Best Way to Charge an Electric Car May Soon Be a Robot Named Ziggy

A solar powered carbon capture system to help remove tons of CO₂ from the atmosphere

Affordable Electric Vehicle Crossover Market Collapses | Here Are The Numbers | Torque News


WPD Picks Siemens Gamesa 8.6 MW Wind Turbines for German Offshore Wind Farm | Offshore Wind

Tesla teases solar powered range extender trailer with Starlink at IdeenExpo in Germany [Update] | Drive Tesla

Switzerland’s 20 million kWh water battery is now operational

New floating PV system for near-shore applications – pv magazine International

Massive pumped-hydro storage facility comes online in Switzerland – pv magazine International

German wind giant buys into three big Australian offshore wind projects | RenewEconomy

Floating solar plants: How will India achieve its steep renewable-energy goals? Solar plant that floats is one way. | The Economic Times

Electrolyzer firm Ohmium to lift India output fourfold | Mint

ECB takes further steps to incorporate climate change into its monetary policy operations

Commentary: Why is sunny Singapore not covered with rooftop solar panels? | CNA

BHEL Invites Bids for the Supply of 10.27 Million Mono PERC Solar Cells | Mercom India

As floods intensify, governments consider resettling people | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 04.07.2022

A new breakthrough could turn windows into active solar panels


The climate-change agenda can survive the Supreme Court’s EPA ruling | The Washington Post

Engineers create world’s first carbon-neutral cement out of algae

Climate science just lost a visionary pioneer: Larry Gates | The Hill


What Are Solid-State EV Batteries? – Review Geek

The Atlantic

renewable energy: NTPC arm to develop 10GW renewable energy park in Rajasthan | The Economic Times

India’s largest floating 100-MW solar power project now fully operational in Telangana. Read here | Mint

How is climate change affecting national parks? | CNN

Car market may collapse if electric cars don’t get cheaper – TopAuto


Websol Energy to Set Up a 1.8 GW Solar Cell and Module Manufacturing Plant | Mercom India

Weather forecasters increasingly address climate change | PBS NewsHour

This butterfly-inspired solar-powered trailer is driving around the world to stop climate change | CNN Travel

The world can’t wean itself off Chinese lithium | Ars Technica

The Race to Build Wind Farms That Float on the Open Sea | WIRED

Tesla Semi Spotted At Laguna Seca On A Supercharger Mission | CarBuzz

Subverting Climate Science in the Classroom | Scientific American

solar power project: NTPC commissions India’s largest floating solar power project | The Economic Times

Solar Power Project: NTPC commissions India’s largest floating solar power project | The Economic Times

Solar panels could power 'quarter of Irish households'

Solar energy package on the cards

Scientists just transformed old solar panels into heat-harvesting electricity materials

Rooftop solar panels could produce 25% of household electricity, UCC study finds – The Irish Times

NTPC’s 100 MW floating solar project in Telangana becomes fully operational

New recycling method could eliminate the climate impact of plastic – The Hill

MNRE Approves 61 Solar Parks Totaling 40 GW Amidst Land Acquisition Challenges | Mercom India

McLaren, Aston Martin get more time to reach CO2 goal | Automotive News Europe

Italian parmesan producers fear for future as River Po levels drop | CNN

India Renewable Energy Sector: How to fund India’s USD223 billion renewables dream? New finance sources, policy tweaks may help | The Economic Times

Hybridizing floating solar with hydropower – pv magazine International

How to make your home carbon neutral

Goodbye ICE | Adventure Rider

Funnel-like wind sails will make shipping less carbon intensive

EU Floats Fix to Carbon Market-Based Plan to Fund Energy Pivot | Financial Post

A steel 'thermos tower' in Berlin will be the largest heat storage facility in Europe

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. 2022 Toyota bZ4X: Small EV SUVs Compared!

Updated: 2022-Nov-03 16:21