- “Detroit Zoo Plans To Be Powered By Renewable Energy By 2021” • Wind turbines and solar panels may soon be keeping the lights on in the Detroit Zoo. The zoo says it’s shifting to being powered entirely by renewable energy. It will use DTE’s MIGreenPower program to get electricity from renewable sources coming online in 2020. [LocalNews8.com]
- “Amazon Fires: G7 Leaders Close To Agreeing Plan To Help, Says Macron” • International leaders gathering at the G7 summit in the French town of Biarritz are reportedly nearing an agreement to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. French President Emmanuel Macron said a deal to provide “technical and financial help” was close. [BBC]
- “Sanders: Support Coal Country While Combating Climate Change” • Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has told voters in coal-producing Kentucky that it is possible to be a friend of coal miners while also being a believer in climate change and the need for cleaner energy sources to combat it. [San Francisco Chronicle]
- “32 Leading Global Fashion And Textile Companies Make Commitments On Climate, Biodiversity And Oceans” • In a historic move, given the scale and importance of the coalition that has been created, 32 leading companies from the fashion and textile industry have given themselves a set of shared objectives in the form of a Fashion Pact. [Business Wire India]
- “Energy Companies Spend Millions Lobbying Massachusetts State House” • Companies with a wide range of energy interests are pumping millions into lobbying efforts in Massachusetts. In 2018, as many as 70 energy groups reported spending at least $5.3 million pushing their messages on Beacon Hill, a review of public lobbying records shows. [Boston Herald]
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