Climate News

A digest of interesting news about climate change from around the world, compiled by us.

Minnesota Sues Fossil Fuel Industry

Fossil Fuel Industry sued for Climate Fraud (Minnesota USA). 'Minnesota has filed a lawsuit against Exxon, three Koch Industries entities and the American Petroleum Institute, accusing them of consumer fraud and other violations for their decades-long deception about their role in climate change...' >>

Wind Turbines Frequency Control

New system uses wind turbines to defend the national grid from power cut.University of Birmingham Researchers. >>

AVIATION CLIMATE PROGRAM

Industry-sought rule change threatens aviation climate program. Environmental Defense Fund, New York. >>

ELECTRICITY DEMAND

Australia's Summer Electricity Demand Nearly Over the Top. Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) Summer operations report 2019-20. >>

BATTERY CONTROL

Control Technology for Life-Extended and Lower-Cost Batteries. 'Relectrify’s ... battery control unlocks full performance from every cell, increasing battery cycle life.' >>

Tesla vehicle-to-grid technology?

Tesla could ‘revisit’ vehicle-to-grid technology, says Elon Musk

Electric Vehicle Grid Integration

Electric Vehicles / Home Power Integration >>

OVO: Electrical Vehicle to the Grid

Electric Vehicles / Home Power Integration

Climate Legislation (USA)

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law (U.S.A.). The Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States website has been created by Columbia Law School’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law. 'This website provides more than 1000 model and actual federal, state and local laws that legislatures can customize and adopt in order to achieve deep reductions in fossil fuel use and greenhouse gas emissions.' The Table of Contents and Contributing Authors list (54 pages) is freely available/downloadable and the gives the scope of suggested legislation. >>

The Marianus Link

The Marianus Link (Battery of the Nation, Tasmania) - an underwater interconnector cable to the Mainland. 'Marinus Link is a proposed 1500 megawatt capacity undersea electricity connection to link Tasmania and Victoria, as part of Australia’s future electricity grid.' >>