AVIATION:
• Nations around the globe set a goal of reaching net zero aviation emissions by 2050, which will demand a shift to cleaner fuels, more efficient planes, and less air travel overall. (New York Times)
• Noting the world’s richest people tend to fly the most, a report suggests taxing the world’s most frequent fliers could fund emissions-free fuel research and convince them to travel less. (Washington Post)

WIND: One acre of offshore wind leasing can produce a considerable amount more electricity than an acre of oil leasing, and higher wind bidding prices generate more money for the federal government. (Canary Media)

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CLIMATE: Indigenous communities in the U.S. face an outsized risk of climate-induced displacement, forcing them to decide between relocating and potential destruction. (Axios)

EMISSIONS: A new book explores how the U.S. military has become the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter and responsible for the vast majority of federal energy consumption. (Mother Jones)

CLEAN ENERGY:
• U.S. tribal communities are increasingly pursuing renewable energy as a tool to exercise sovereignty and create economic opportunity. (Canary Media)
• Utilities are already using tax provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act to capture renewable energy tax credits directly without having to arrange third-party tax equity financing. (S&P Global)
• The U.S. EPA launches an initiative to speed its evaluation of new chemicals for use in batteries, electric vehicles and other clean energy applications. (Utility Dive)

SOLAR: Maine is home to many small farms with low-lying, hand-harvested crops, making it a good candidate for blending solar energy and food production — but farmers may not give agrivoltaics a try without funding for pilot projects. (Energy News Network)

PIPELINES: A Black leader in Virginia says his participation on an advisory board is being misrepresented by a pipeline developer as outright support for the project. (Guardian)

OIL & GAS: While President Biden’s opponents try to pin rising energy prices on his clean energy policies, energy experts say oil companies are actually pulling away from drilling on their own. (CNN)

ELECTRIC VEHICLES: Electric truck and SUV startup Rivian is recalling almost all of the roughly 13,000 vehicles it has delivered so far to tighten a component that could affect drivers’ ability to steer. (Associated Press)

GRID: Hurricane Ian knocked out power to 2.7 million customers in Florida compared to Hurricane Ida’s 1 million in Louisiana last year, but restoration has moved much more quickly in Florida due to previous grid hardening. (NOLA.com)

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CARBON CAPTURE: The Inflation Reduction Act allocates funding to boost carbon capture despite the technology’s questionable results in past trials and potential to provide a fossil fuel industry lifeline. (Washington Post)

CITIES:
• A new guide for city leaders outlines how they can improve buildings, energy generation, and other practices to fight climate change. (Inside Climate News)
• Three years after New York City’s council passed a building emissions cap, officials have released draft rules to help property owners comply with the law. (The City)

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