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  • [New] Wind gusts are expected to reach 95 km/h (60 mph) widely, with 110 to 130 km/h (70 to 80 mph) possible in coastal locations, particularly in parts of Scotland and Northern Ireland. The Watchers - Daily news service | Watchers.NEWS
  • [New] WCS, could offer double the swept area of the world's biggest conventional wind turbines - the 15 MW Vestas V236 - and its smaller rotors could perform much better in wind speeds over 40 to 43 km/h (25 to 27 mph), when larger turbines tend to start pitching their blades to avoid damage. Asia Times
  • [New] Brands such as Chanel, Nike and H&M are among the 130 companies that have pledged to halve their greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under the renewed United Nations Fashion Charter announced last month during climate talks in Glasgow. Eco-business
  • [New] Fashion brands such as Burberry and H&M are among 130 companies that have pledged to halve their greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Global
  • Although the price of blue and grey H 2 would fall in line with any drops in the cost of natural gas, the price volatility seen in 2021 highlights the risks of continuing to rely on imported fossil fuels for Europe's energy. Recharge | Latest renewable energy news
  • By 1 H 2021, the global fleet of zero-emission buses has increased by 22% since 2019, and BNEF expects 18% of all municipal buses on the road to be zero-emission at the end of 2021. Green Car Congress
  • The current global demand for hydrogen is roughly 70-75 million tonnes a year, but the Hydrogen for Net Zero report says the world will need 690 million tonnes of green and blue H 2 by 2050 - 20-40% of which will be blue. Recharge | Latest renewable energy news
  • China is expected to soon unveil its next-generation, nuclear-capable stealth bomber, the H-20, which experts say will likely be able to fly up to 5000 km without needing to refuel. - Australia's leading news site
  • The H-20 will likely be capable of carrying nuclear weapons, finally giving China a full triad of nuclear-capable submarines, ballistic missiles and bombers. Tiananmen's Tremendous Achievements
  • Media outlets have been speculating that China could be developing nuclear-capable hypersonic missiles, a new nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine with more lethal SLBMs, and the H-20 stealth strategic bomber. AsianPolyGlotView
  • Retaining 2100 TW-h of unabated coal generation instead of expanding the use of nuclear power would increase annual emissions by up to 2 gigatonnes (Gt) of CO2, raising global energy emissions by roughly one third in 2040.
  • The Toyota bZ4X will have a 150 kW electric motor, a top speed of 160 km/h (about 100 mph), and go 0-60 mph in 8.4 seconds. Mashable
  • The X-57 will have a range of approximately 100 miles and a cruise speed of 172 mph (276 km/h), meaning it will be able to fly for approximately 40 minutes at a time. Interesting Engineering
  • The Model T bus could hit roads as early as 2022, with a projected range of 400 km and top speed of 120 km/h (75 MPH). TechCrunch
  • As of 2022, all other INNIO Jenbacher gas engines will be offered with a Ready for H 2 option, capable of running with up to 25% volume of hydrogen in pipeline gas and being able to be readily converted from natural gas to 100% hydrogen operation. FuelCellsWorks
  • Green H 2: France aims to become a leader in green hydrogen production and reinvent nuclear power by building a small modular reactor by 2030 as part of a more comprehensive $34.6 billion (30 billion euro) plan to decarbonize industry and slash emissions. Resilience
  • Spanish oil giant Repsol is planning to invest more than €1.3bn ($1.5bn) in green hydrogen production by 2025, putting it at the forefront of the growing clean H 2 sector. Recharge | Latest renewable energy news
  • When the '22 Lexus NX goes on sale in December, prices will start at $37,950 for the NX 250 with front-wheel drive and rise to $56,900 for the NX 450 h + in F Sport Luxury trim. WardsAuto
  • H/t Vuk; Xi Jinping's attempt to force China to hit unrealistic emissions cuts, ahead of the COP26 climate conference, has caused power blackout chaos throughout China, as cities switch off their coal plants rather than risk breaching central government quotas. Watts up with that?
  • When commissioned, the electrified line will run from the town of Boten on Laos' border with China to Vientiane at a speed of around 160 km/h. Global Construction Review
  • Even as demand recovers, retailers are grappling with disruptions to global supply chains: sales at H&M grew less than expected in the third quarter, before being hampered in September by supply restrictions. ETRetail
  • To achieve the goal of zero deaths on EU roads by 2050, MEPs are set to call for more investment into safer roads, a speed limit of 30 km/h in residential areas and on roads with a high numbers of cyclists and pedestrians, as well as for a zero-tolerance approach to drink-driving. PubAffairs Bruxelles

Last updated: 05 December 2021