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BREAKING NEWS: Exxon/Mobil Ordered Out of Torrance, Guilty of Greenhouse Gas Pollution

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But your Creative Greenius ain’t IN power here in Torrance - and I have a post-carbon economy vision for my city.  Greenius Rules. Doubt. 

Frankly, I’d Rather Be Getting Arrested with Bill McKibben Today

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With President Obama and a new US Congress, there is more possibility for climate action than ever before. From : Bill McKibben, 350.org.

The Cat Is Still On The Roof – And The Roof! The Roof! The Roof Is On Fire!

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said Dr. Hansen this same week testifying to Congress and that’s not all he said. Worried about your finances and the crash of the economy? 

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

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The oceans are warming about 50% faster than the IPCC reported in 2007. Tags: environment or Japan. By SAMANTHA YOUNG (AP) – 1 day ago.

Ethanol Groups File Suit Challenging Constitutionality of California Low Carbon Fuel Standard

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Two ethanol trade groups—the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) and Growth Energy—have filed a complaint in Federal District Court in Fresno, California, challenging the constitutionality of the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS). grams of carbon dioxide-equivalent per megajoule (gCO 2 e/MJ), compared to ARB’s range of 47.4 to 75.1

Rice University Study and Policy Paper Find US Biofuels Policies Flawed, Recommend Fundamental Overhaul

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They also question whether mandated volumes for biofuels—including advanced biofuels—can be met and whether biofuels are improving the environment or energy security. Amy Myers Jaffe, one of the report authors The Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) mandates production targets for renewable fuels, mainly biodiesel and ethanol.

Devil in the Details: World Leaders Scramble To Salvage and Shape Copenhagens UNFCCC Climate Summit

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The 15 th Congress, also known as the 15 th Conference of Parties, or COP 15, was initially intended to be a largely procedural summit, with many major negotiating points settled and most environmental ministers prepared to sign a binding emissions treaty that contained specific emissions targets as well as commitments to financing structures.

National Science Board Recommends Comprehensive, Coordinated Federal Strategy to Transform US Energy Economy

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The overarching priority recommendation in the NSB report is that the US government develop and lead a nationally coordinated research, development demonstration, deployment, and education (RD3E) strategy to advance a sustainable energy economy that is significantly less carbon-intensive. Boost R&D investment. Lead globally. Golden, Colo.;

$26.4B DOE FY 2010 Budget Request Cuts Funding for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles; With Recovery Act Funding Boosts Support for PHEVs, Biomass and Biorefineries

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billion); carbon capture and sequestration ($3.4 The budget picture for the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. billion).

Honeywell and DuPont Form JV To Manufacture Low GWP Refrigerant HFO-1234yf for Mobile AC

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Honeywell and DuPont introduced HFO-1234yf to the automotive industry in 2007, and since then, it has undergone extensive testing for safety and efficacy by independent testing groups such as the SAE International Cooperative Research Program, in which leading automakers participate. Earlier post.) The new refrigerant has 99.7% Patent issues.

Has the cash for clunkers scheme failed? The Green Piece

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His analysis found that the programme is paying nearly 10 times the projected price of carbon credits per ton in the best-case scenario.

Devil In The Details: Is Copenhagens 2 ºC Guardrail Obsolete?

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maximum concentration of 450 ppm carbon dioxide (~550 ppm CO 2 equivalent) in the Earth’s atmosphere is commonly cited as the limit at which average temperatures can be held at 2 ºC, and many emissions reduction proposals are based upon these two “upper bounds” targets. by Jack Rosebro. IPCC reference emissions scenarios, 2000—2100.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Energy & Environment World U.S. but not all of it. Thank you

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Cleantech Blog Cleantechblog.com, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment. Cleantech Crunched Top 10 Low Carbon Footprint Cars (and one SUV) for. Tree Planting as Carbon Offsets – Does Latitude Ma.

Smart-grid project matches wind to electric cars | Green Tech - CNET News

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In an interview on Tuesday, Schurr said that he planned to tell members of Congress that smart-grid technologies are already available and can deliver substantial improvements in efficiency. The project is partly funded by the government of Denmark. Large companies have typically employed people to optimize their own energy use. mail Martin.

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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First Escape PHEV delivered to SCE Nov 2007; 20 in 2008-2009. Does it make good business sense, and how does it affect the environment?"