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

Creative Greenius

I began our interview by asking Lillian about the early days of EPN which she helped found in 2001. What was your environmental priority in 2001 and what is it today? And on globalization we actually had a union person speak. Writing, calling, showing up personally to testify.

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The Most Powerful Greenius In America

Creative Greenius

But I will admit that one thing has changed even more than the size of our electric bill and that’s the size of the solar PV system we now need to generate 100% of our electricity – because the same moves that cut our electric bill also cut the number of solar panels we need by 50% too.

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The View From Here Today

Creative Greenius

In 2001 she terminated our grass lawns and replaced them with drought tolerant plants because of her concerns for water use. Because of our personal experiences and our knowledge of the overwhelming worldwide scientific consensus on climate change impacts, my wife and I have changed the way way we live and cut our own carbon footprint drastically. I volunteer with GRID Alternatives installing solar panels on low income and Habitat for Humanity houses.

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EV Briefs, and Black Rock City & EVs

Plugs and Cars

Out in the desert as part of Burning Man , our encampment, Snow Koan Solar, is setting up a solar photovoltaic EV Charging Station (at 7:30 and Desert) for electric scooters, golf carts, sofas and barstools. We'll also be taking Burning Man art projects off petroleum generators by switching them to solar electricity. Google founder Sergey Brin drove one of the 2001 Th!nk A few items before I head out to Black Rock City for two weeks.

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California ARB: GHG emissions fell below 1990 levels for first time in 2016; down 13% from 2004 peak; transportation emissions up 2%

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They fell 23% from a peak of 14 metric tons per person (roughly equal to driving 34,000 miles) in 2001 to 10.8 metric tons per person in 2016 (roughly equal to driving 26,000 miles).

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California greenhouse gas inventory shows state is tracking to achieve 2020 AB 32 target

Green Car Congress

The drop in hydropower has now been completely replaced by in-state wind and solar power. Carbon intensity has dropped 23% from the peak in 2001, and declined an average of 1.9% tons per person in 2001 to 12.0 tons per person in 2013, a 14% decrease overall.

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Greentech Media | Japan Accounts for 70% of Electric Vehicle Patents

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

According to the survey, 16,670 patents concerning electric propulsion vehicles were filed around the world in 2001 to 2006. Of these patent applications, Japanese applicants filed more applications than applicants in any other region, accounting for 6,869 (76 percent) in 1995 to 2000 and 11,553 (69 percent) in 2001 to 2006.

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