"Biden Announces Huge Hydrogen Investment. How Much Will It Help The Climate?"

"The Energy Department awarded up to $7 billion in grants for clean hydrogen “hubs,” but environmentalists warn some of the money could prop up fossil fuels and fail to cut emissions."

Source: Inside Climate News, 10/16/2023

Electric Vehicles Will Be Burning Rubber in 2024

As global sales of electric vehicles surge, the positive impact on climate change emissions could be a critical benefit. But as our Backgrounder points out, it’s not as simple as that. There are challenges with politics, tax laws, mineral access, related pollution regulations and union jobs. Get an overview of the issue, in this latest entry in our expanding 2024 Journalists’ Guide to Environment + Energy.

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October 23, 2023

Artificial Intelligence for Energy: AI & Energy Technology Discovery

Join the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University for discussions on how the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in the energy sector can advance the discovery of new technologies, aid in the prediction of successful energy-related systems, and optimize operations. 12:00-1:00 pm ET.

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November 7, 2023

Google News Lab — Trends and Advanced Search

Google News Lab will host this free session which will equip you with practical reporting tips including examples. Learn how search modifiers and specialized search engines can unearth story ideas and sources, and how Google Trends can lead to insights on local audiences and complement your storytelling. Noon ET.

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"New Technology Uses Good Old-Fashioned Wind To Power Giant Cargo Vessels"

"Well over a century after the Age of Sail gave way to coal- and oil-burning ships, climate change concerns are prompting a new look at an old technology that could once again harness wind to propel commercial cargo ships — this time with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions."

Source: NPR, 10/06/2023


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