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Serving My Country – My Patriotic Duty

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Here he is singing it solo acoustic in 2008. And The River Opens For The Righteous. That’s not the way I roll.

Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

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photo by Glenn Marzano). The on-stage banner heralding the ribbon cutting event @ ECHS. Courtesy of CBS EcoMedia). Courtesy of CBS EcoMedia).

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Hot Tub Time Machine WayBack Wednesday – Reposted Word-for-Word from June 25 of 2008

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008. Right now, here in 2008 the cat is on the roof for global warming. ” “What!? ” asks the man.

The Further Adventures of The Solangelist

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As we move into the final month of the year 2008 I keep looking up at my rooftop longingly. Where’s the credibility in that?  Great.


Inside The Green Task Force

Creative Greenius

have to admit I’ve shared a pretty dire world view when it comes to the current and coming impacts of climate change. How cool a job is that?

Top Ten Greenhouse Gasers in California Currently Destroying Your Childrens’ Future

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Chevron Refinery, El Segundo, California. Here they are, folks, the very Hot List of Global Warming’s Worst Merchants of Death. Southern Calif.

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

Creative Greenius

So come along and take a time travel trip with me in the Wayback machine to June 2008 and see what some of us were trying to tell you over a year ago.

Exxon/Mobil Guilty of Climate Change Coverup. Now Ordered Out of Torrance 3 Years Sooner.

Creative Greenius

Company records show that ExxonMobil handed over hundreds of thousands of pounds to such lobby groups in 2008.

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

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The amount of ice flowing out of Greenland during the summer of 2008 was nearly three times more than that lost during the previous year.

ToxicTown Torrance Has A Chemical Problem

Creative Greenius

It was no surprise to the Greenius when a recent Greenpeace report identified 169 chemical industry lobbyists who killed this same legislation in 2008

Yeah, I Got Your Chevy Volt, Right Here. Day 2 @ Plug-In 2009

Creative Greenius

If you’ve been wondering just how real the new Chevy Volt that gets 230 mpg in city driving is , well just take a look for yourself. 

The Most Powerful Greenius In America

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FOLLOW ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE. Won’t that be fun?! year ago for the same period we used 480 kWh which cost us $72.17. kilowatt hours to 11.16

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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Felix Kramer,, at Plug In 2008 in San Jose / photo by Creative Greenius (c) 2008. Oil that is, black gold, Texas tea.

Welcome AlphaInventions.Com Readers & Happy Valentines Day

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So Green Greetings readers who have stumbled upon this site. Literally and figuratively. environment climate change

Why NPR Hates Electric Cars - A Greenius Expose

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Welcome To Plug-In 2008. Electrifying Day at Plug-In 2008. Professor Franks Has Given Birth - Day 3 at Plug-In 2008. and. 2.

Exxon/Mobil To Fund Solar Financing Bond For Torrance Homeowners

Creative Greenius

Without Exxon Mobil’s funding of the financing bonds the program would not have had the money to offer loans in Torrance.  Goal of Task Force.

The Greenius Goes Into Overdrive

Creative Greenius

And it’s why I’ve been writing about California’s AB 811 since September of 2008. The Greenius in Yosemite. There is no opting out, kids.

Manhattan Beach, The South Bay’s Greenest City

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Happy New Year! And again, if that bugs you - so much the better.  Change is but mere weeks away. The Task Force has four subcommittees -.

Heidi On The Hot Seat

Creative Greenius

All Global Warming Is Local. They’re kind of funny that way. The truth is that hardly anyone outside government even knows about the goal. 

Electrified Blondes in Convertibles For Everyone!

Creative Greenius

You can read all about it in my Greenius guide to plug-ins and my coverage of Plug-In 2008. Your Greenius was there and I have the photos.

Meet Your Next Car At Plug-In 2009

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Last year’s Plug-In 2008 gave attendees an insider’s advantage on the Plug-In technology that will quickly replace today’s obsolete, planet-killing fossil fuel centric cars. Creative Greenius readers were right there with me as I live blogged from the event: Top Ten Things I Learned At Plug In 2008. Wise up.  Plug In. 

Greenius Flashback: Talking EVs and CO2 One Year Ago On Larry Mantle’s “Airtalk”

Creative Greenius

Just about one year ago on July 2, 2008 I was on Larry Mantle’s “Airtalk&# (KPCC-FM 89.3 One year ago I said we only had about 12 months to turn things around: Here’s the audio clip of what I had to say on July 2, 2008: Tags: environment radio listeners.

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Greenius Talks Climate Change Sense of Urgency with Bill Nye the Science Guy

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In this excerpt from the complete video provided by Plug-In America on YouTube , I ask the panel about the sense of urgency I felt at the 2008 conference but found lacking here in 2009: Tags: climate change electric cars environment plug-in cars Bill Nye the Science Guy Chelsea Sexton Chris Paine greenhouse gas emissions Joe Galliani

The View From Here Today

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Since 1993 my wife and I have lived in Torrance California, just a half mile from the beautiful beach and the Pacific Ocean. We feel very fortunate to live here at the base of the gorgeous Palos Verdes Peninsula, but today we’re breathing a big sigh of relief learning that the Palos Verdes Wildfire was 100% contained this morning. County.

Real Men of Greenius

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Check out his videos from the 2008 election at Harvard’s Campus Voices. Sam’s been doing some great work covering campaigns for Harvard’s Institute of Politics.  citizen volunteer environment Sam Novey Paul Wellstone Harvard Solo Cup Real Men of Greenius

The Confederacy of Dunces

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But it doesn’t take TV Guide to tell you that their show jumped the shark on September 18, 2008. WATCH THIS : These same grotesqueries of public service are responsible for selling out our environment and our climate in exchange for the support and money they get from industries that cause the most global warming.

Where Do The Biggest SUVs Go From Here?

Hybrid SUV Blog

How far will big hybrid SUVs go? This article from the San Mateo Daily Journal takes a closer look at the offenders and inspired this blog post.

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150-mile per gallon hybrid fights back at LA Auto Show

Hybrid SUV Blog

Like Milton from Office Space , did the LA Auto Show try to move Edward Furio to the basement? Furia makes an excellent point here.

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Peugeot reveals pricing for new 2008

Green Cars News

The new 2008, which is expected to launch in the UK in July, will[.]. Peugeot

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2008 Ford Escape Hybrid: 500K Miles, Still In Patrol Service

Green Car Reports

white base-model 2008 Ford Escape Hybrid has just crossed 500,000 miles, which possibly makes it the highest-mileage Escape Hybrid on the road. If you ever had any doubt that hybrids were durable--and many people do--here''s a case study to set your mind at ease.

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Plug In 2008

Plug In Partners

T he Plug in 2008 National PHEV Conference in San Jose by most accounts was a big success. Sacramento Municipal Util. ActaCell of Austin, Tex.,

Winterize your Electric Car

Electric Cars are for Girls

What does it take to winterize your electric car, and keep it running well (and far) in the cold

Kick Gas 2008

Revenge of the Electric Car

“It’s gonna be Earth Day on STEROIDS !&# That’s how EV fan Paul Thomas lured us to the sun-scorched Barona Drag Strip to film this year’s Kick Gas Festival. Would Michael Kadie’s electric blue coupe kick gas in more ways than one? Tedd Abramson, from ZeroTruck, was there as was ace PIA volunteer, Colby Trudeau.

2008 Zap Xebra Electric Motorcycle Recalled (Again)

Green Car Reports

Back in 2009, we told you about the official National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recall of the 2008 Zap Xebra three-wheeled electric motorcycle. At the time, the NHTSA said the recall was to rectify an excessively long braking distance, which U.S.

Barak Obama or John McCain - Which Candidate will Revive the Electric Car?

DIY Electric Car

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Conference confirms plug-in fever

Plugs and Cars

Plug-in 2008 in San Jose, California witnessed a noon-time address by new heavy-weight convert, Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel. Attesting to consumer desire for plug-ins, hundreds of people flooded the Plug-in 2008 auditorium for the low-cost “public” event, which included Plug In America’s Chelsea Sexton participating in a panel discussion.


U-M study finds substantial change in age composition of US drivers between 1983 and 2008; younger drivers represent smaller portions of their age groups

Green Car Congress

Changes in percentage of teenagers with driver’s licenses, 1983 to 2008. Data: Sivak and Schoettle. Click to enlarge. Resources.

Plug-in Manufacturers Grow

Plug In Partners

I t wasn't that long ago that I remember a Chrysler ad that bragged about how its new Charger, with the big V 8, was a hybrid.


Plug In Partners

But our goal was to see them manufacturered and in the show rooms. And it comes as GM reaches its 100th year. But don’t call them hybrids.

Christmas Presents

Open Source Civic EV Kit

Santa was good to me this year. received a Link-10 battery monitor from my parents. The items on the right came from Belktronix. We'll see how it goes.

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