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Diesel Fuel From Air: Neat Idea, Very Inefficient Use Of Energy

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It sounds like an intriguing idea: Make diesel fuel from air rather than fossil-fuel petroleum. climate change carbon dioxide alternative fuel vehicles diesel fuel renewable diesel fuelDiesel fuel, after all, is a hydrocarbon chain. Take hydrogen and carbon dioxide, add some.

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MIT report finds China’s actions on climate change crucial; argues for global economy-wide greenhouse gas tax

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A new report from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change shows the importance of all major nations taking part in global efforts to reduce emissions—and in particular, finds China’s role to be crucial. The change, taken by China alone, would only reduce global temperature by about 0.1 Resources.

MIT researchers conclude fundamental changes in the US energy-innovation system are needed to meet challenges of climate change and energy supply

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A three-year study by a team of researchers based at MIT has concluded that fundamental changes are needed in the US energy-innovation system. Neither the failure of global and US climate policy nor the emergence of other pressing issues changes the facts about climate and energy. Climate Change Market Background Policy

New modeling study finds thawing permafrost could release vast amounts of carbon and accelerate climate change by the end of this century

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sink becomes a source, as revealed by these two simulations of net CO 2 fluxes due to climate change at the end of 21 st century. Brief

Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

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Let the f **s apologize for a change. This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. What could I say? And I am.

Ted Lieu To The Rescue! Heroic Climate Champion Saves Community Choice Aggregation.

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You go to climate battle with the Ted Lieu you have, not the Ted Lieu you wished you had. And I get that. “ Power to the people! ” .

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Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

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“I still have no idea what you’re talking about.” It all started with the video. It was sent to me last Thursday via email.

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California ARB and NOAA Collaborating in $20M Research on Interaction of Air Pollution and Climate Change; One Atmosphere Approach

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These questions fall into three broad categories: emissions; chemical transformation and climate processes; and transport and meteorology.

Al’s Bright Idea for Hermosa, Ted’s Tough Stance Against Oil & Why I’m Worried About It Mattering

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Payoff money to an oil company that actually pays for some of the damage the oil’s company’s products caused every time they are burned.

3 More Reasons I’m Happy I Dumped the Democrats

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When I quit the Democratic party last summer the last straw for me was their total FAIL to take a stand and do anything about climate change

California ARB soliciting research suggestions for FY 2012-2013 plan; sustainable communities, behavior, pollutant exposure, air pollution science, GHG targets

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Sustainable Communities : The Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act of 2008 (SB 375) directs California’s metropolitan planning organizations to develop sustainable communities strategies that meet regional greenhouse gas reduction targets through integrated land use, housing and transportation planning.

CicLaVia is Back This Sunday & We’ll Be Rolling Against Coal!

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How’d you like to enjoy 7-and-a-half miles of L.A. streets free of motorized vehicles and open only to bicyclists and pedestrians?

3 More Reasons I’m Happy I Dumped the Democrats

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When I quit the Democratic party last summer the last straw for me was their total FAIL to take a stand and do anything about climate change.  Politico reported yesterday morning th at two senior House Democrats are on board for the crazy ass introduction of legislation to stop the EPA’s climate change regulations. 

Pew Center on Global Climate Change and GPI facilitating new Enhanced Oil Recovery Initiative

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The EOR Initiative is facilitated by the Great Plains Institute (GPI) and the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. The fiscal struggles facing federal and state governments combined with a challenging political climate demand new ideas for US energy policy. Brief

Getting To Work In Hermosa Beach – The Carbon Neutral ClueTrain Leaves the Station

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Of course the truth is we never stopped working or even took any time off since the October 24 International Day of Climate Action. 

CicLaVia is Back This Sunday & We’ll Be Rolling Against Coal!

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Here’s some brainstorming ideas from the Greenius and Greenpeace to get you thinking: -Build an ominous and scary cardboard coal plant with smoke stacks that you tow behind your bike.  Or build a cardboard solar panel and wind turbine to tow and show! How’d you like to enjoy 7-and-a-half miles of L.A. hope to see you there!

Greenius on Patch.com: Lessons Learned on Carbon Neutral City Committee

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READ THE REST OF THE STORY ON HERMOSA BEACH PATCH.COM.

New UNEP report says bridging emissions gap to meet 2-degree target doable, outlines pathways to 2020

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GtCO 2 e per year by reducing deforestation and making changes in forest management that increases above and below ground carbon stocks.

Testing solar radiation management as a geoengineering technique

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Solar radiation management (SRM) is one of the geoengineering techniques proposed as a potential means of offsetting some of the anthropogenic radiative forcing of climate as a means to reduce climate change. Contrary to some claims, they note, this could provide meaningful tests of the climate’s response to SRM within a decade.

A closer look at the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit. The Green Piece

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The European Union is likely to take the role of a progressive force in the talks and is offering €100bn per year from rich countries by 2020 to fund climate adaptation, and 95 per cent cuts in its carbon emissions by 2050 (based on 1990 levels) if there’s a global deal. What is the aim? How would the cuts be made? Who will pay?

Perspective: Why Carbon Emissions Should Not Have Been the Focus of the UN Climate Change Summit and Why the 15th Conference of the Parties Should Have Focused on Technology Transfer

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Oceans, already expanding from warmth and melting glaciers, would rise, increasing coastal flooding; a chain reaction of climate changes is projected to lead to harsher, more widespread droughts and more powerful storms. It’s about time we changed course. COP15 , United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen 2009.

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

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Concluding that climate change will have wide-ranging impacts on U.S. Wednesday, June 25, 2008. ” “What!? understand.

BREAKING NEWS: Hermosa Beach To Become Carbon Neutral City! Acting Locally, Thinking Globally

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Ever since the Copenhagen climate treaty talks ended in impotence two months ago there hasn’t been a single ounce of positive news on the international scene about our chances of cutting the world’s greenhouse gas emissions and getting CO2 levels back down to the safe 350 ppm zone. That’s exactly what is happening now.

We Are ALL Tongan

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But surprisingly, a subject Elizabeth didn’t know a lot about is Tonga’s frontline role as a victim of the climate change crisis.

Honda launches new “Green Path” initiatives for manufacturing and operations; new $210M paint line at Marysville with new 4C2B process

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The change from 4C3B to 4C2B. Honda’s associates in the plant have contributed numerous ideas and solutions toward this end. de C.V.

Creative Greenius Loves Hermosa Beach Sharrows & You Should Too

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citizen volunteer climate change environment Hermosa Beach Sharrows South Bay Bicycle Coalition The result? 

Greenius Says, Time’s Up Folks. Your Global Warming Goose Has Now Been Cooked…

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Natural causes always play a role in changing Earth’s climate, but are now being overwhelmed by human-induced changes. 4.

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

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In the 15 months that have passed since I wrote the following, ALL the climate change news has gone from bad, to worse, to much worse than that. 

Greenius Says The Congresswoman Gets It. Harman Calls Lack of Bold or Binding Agreement to Cap GHG Emissions in Copenhagen, “Stunning.”

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Nowhere is this truer than in California, which has long been at the vanguard in the nation on progressive climate policy.

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

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The dispute has contributed to a significant split among the primary bloc of developing countries, and has highlighted an increased focus on climate adaptation strategies, in addition to emissions reductions, during the talks. Reasons For Concern” About Climate Adaptation. Hanley: Islanders Blocked In Bid For Tough Climate Action.

Exxon/Mobil To Fund Solar Financing Bond For Torrance Homeowners

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It’s a pretty good idea isn’t it? “ Sounds like a dream too good to be true, doesn’t it?  Here’s my proposal for.

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

The Greenius Goes Into Overdrive

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like Dency’s idea of installing these turbines atop tall poles on our South Bay piers where the winds are more forceful and regularly blowing.

Superstars of AB 811 Rock Palm Desert @ EcoMotion Conference

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Ann Livingston is the Sustainability Coordinator of the county and the woman in charge of their Climate Smart program. Ted’s got it.

Torrance Enviro Commish - From Curious to CringeWorthy

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Nor did the Commissioners have any ideas for incentives or fast tracking possibilities to encourage more green building in Torrance. 

It’s Time To Go To The Mattresses

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Everyone thought that was a great idea, and I went along.  I know how to smell consensus when it occurs. That just ain’t right.  Coal-POW!

DOE and Air Force issue RFI on Mil-Spec jet fuel production using coal-to-liquid technologies

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The DOE, on behalf of the Air Force, is seeking information and ideas to help in establishing content in a FOA that would solicit for the most promising research and development projects on advanced concepts for and/or unit operations within a CTL fuels plant. Aviation Climate Change Coal-to-Liquids (CTL) Emissions Fuels

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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Most have no idea.  It’s not their fault either – their local governments and the mainstream media have failed them big time. 

Lillian Light Is No Lightweight - The Environmental Lioness of the South Bay is Fired Up, Ready To Go!

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Climate Change: The State of Current Knowledge - 2005. Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement.  And 2. LILLIAN. LILLIAN.

Survey Finds 47% of American Reject Idea That They Are Selfish for Putting Economy Ahead of Global Warming

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A new Rasmussen Reports poll found that 47% of Americans reject the idea that they are selfish putting economic concerns ahead of the fight against global warming. 52% of all Americans agree with President Obama that “ the danger posed by climate change cannot be denied, and our responsibility to meet it must not be deferred.