- “Elon Musk Contributing $100 Million To Discover Carbon Capture Technology That Works” • We had been relegating carbon capture to charlatans and sorcerers. But now Elon Musk, the wealthiest man in the known universe, says he is donating $100 million as a prize for whoever can come up with the best carbon capture technology. [CleanTechnica]
- “As Climate Change Push Grows, Japanese Firms Accelerate Shift To Renewable Energy” • With Japan announcing a goal to become carbon neutral by 2050 and the US getting back into the Paris Agreement, the momentum toward curtailing climate change is growing. And Japanese businesses are pushing plans to switch to renewables. [The Japan Times]
- “Biden Revs The Executive Branch’s Climate Engine After Four Lost Years” • President Joe Biden gave an inaugural address that outlined the country’s many challenges he must face as the leader of its executive branch. The bulk of the speech carried a demand for unity and for truth as we tackle the “cascading crises of our era.” [National Audubon Society]
- “In Switch, Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Climate Action, Possible Carbon Tax” • The Chamber of Commerce embraced tougher action to combat climate change through carbon taxes, emissions caps or other “market-based” policies. The nation’s biggest business lobbying group is pivoting to a Washington dominated by Democrats. [The Keene Sentinel]
- “Wedbush Believes Tesla Could Exceed 1 Million Deliveries In 2022” • Wedbush’s Tesla analyst, Daniel Ives, thinks that Tesla shares should have more charge left in the battery, Nasdaq reports. Ives raised the price target on TSLA from $715 to $950 and centered his thesis on China. Consumer demand for Tesla in China has grown exponentially. [CleanTechnica]
For more news, please visit geoharvey – Daily News about Energy and Climate Change.