- “Carlsberg Is Working On Beer Bottles Made Of Paper” • Carlsberg, the Danish beer company, is getting closer to its goal of selling beer in paper bottles. Fiber bottles are better for the environment than aluminum or glass because they are sourced in a sustainable way, and because paper has a “very low impact on production processes.” [CNN]
- “Nearly 600 Ex-EPA Officials Want Congress To Investigate Agency Over ‘Inappropriate Threat Of Use’ Of Authority” • Nearly 600 former EPA officials are calling on Congress to investigate the Trump administration’s “inappropriate threat of use of EPA authority” against the state of California over recent environmental policies. [CNN]
- “Trump’s Push To Save Coal Is Failing. Coal Demand To Plunge To 42-Year Low” • President Donald Trump’s mission to revive America’s coal industry is failing. US power plants are expected to consume less coal next year than at any point since President Jimmy Carter was in office, according to forecasts by the DOE’s Energy Information Administration. [CNN]
- “California, New England Will Miss 2050 Carbon Targets At Current Pace, Reports Find” • Although US cities, states, and corporations are becoming more aggressive in their aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, some of the most ambitious players are falling short of their goals, according to several recent reports. [Utility Dive]
- “California Governor Says ‘Greed’ To Blame For Power Outage As More Than 300,000 Remain In The Dark” • An angry Gov Gavin Newsom slammed California’s largest utility over its power shutoffs, saying they’re the result of years of greed and mismanagement. PG&E cut power to almost 800,000 customers Wednesday to avoid fires. [CNN]
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