Remove Building Remove Climate Remove Climate Change Remove Stimulus

Next 10 report finds California must increase GHG reductions to 4.9%/year through 2030 to meet target

Green Car Congress

California’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions has temporarily reversed, with pollution upticks signaling an increasingly difficult path ahead in achieving the state’s 2030 and 2050 climate targets, according to the 12 th annual California Green Innovation Index —released by the nonpartisan nonprofit Next 10 and prepared by Beacon Economics. This year’s Index highlights just how much things need to change. Private sector investment can also drive green stimulus.

2020 240

IRENA, IEA study concludes meeting 2?C scenario possible with net positive economics

Green Car Congress

Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition —a joint study by IRENA and the IEA—launched on the occasion of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, presents the case that increased deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency in G20 countries and globally can achieve the emissions reductions needed to keep global temperature rise to no more than two-degrees Celsius, avoiding the most severe impacts of climate change.

2017 183
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Trending Sources

Mayor DiVirgilio: “Why Hermosa Beach is Going Carbon Neutral”

Creative Greenius

Hermosa Beach Mayor, Michael DiVirgilio, speaking on behalf of 350 at the International Day of Climate Action last October. Now is the time to use the stimulus, grant and foundation money available to those who lead before the map is even drawn. Now is also the time to act because we are standing at another threshold, the threshold of climate-change tipping points that may diminish the future prospects and possibilities for young and old alike.&#.

2010 163

Superstars of AB 811 Rock Palm Desert @ EcoMotion Conference

Creative Greenius

Part I – Burning Man’s Got Nothing On This “ World Changing Revolutionary Movement “ You know you’re at some kind of special conference when all the sessions seem to end way too soon and the eight hour agenda blasts by like the all star jam session at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame dinner. You need more than just great ideas, policy and planning – you also have to have the motivational chops to not just talk about change, but to actually effect it.

2009 163

California Goes To Hell In A Handbasket But Greenius Says AB 811 is Our Route To Green Heaven

Creative Greenius

I had ventured forth from the calm, cooling breezes of my mellow beach community because the treasure map I had recently discovered showed that over $600 million was available inside that building. The treasure chest was cleverly disguised in the form of Federal stimulus money from the ARRA, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Now the money from the Feds changes that equation.

2009 163

Greenius Is Fired Up Over Obama’s Green Economic Recovery Bill!

Creative Greenius

President Obama Steps Up To Save The Economy & The Climate While Republicans No Longer Relevant. Fortunately for all of us, climate change guru, Joe Romm of Climate Progress, has already done the heavy lifting and outlined just how green and positive this new bill is. Tags: carbon producers Voters renewable energy fossil fuels campaign citizen volunteer environment green building politics plug-in cars climate change Yes We Can!

2009 150

The Most Powerful Greenius In America

Creative Greenius

We haven’t really changed our lifestyle at all unless you count turning off a few powerstrips and all the computers before we go to bed. 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. FOLLOW ME IF YOU WANT TO LIVE.

2009 163

The Greenius Solution To All California’s Problems: AB 920 + AB 811

Creative Greenius

I’m seeing you and me changing the course of history – while we still have a gambler’s chance, right here and right now. And when it comes to a sense of urgency on climate change, well lets just say I saw no physical sign that Ted is out of his coma yet. The big challenge for us is going to be the Senate floor because the dynamic of the Senate has changed a little bit. It’s surprising when you look at it because the face of solar is changing.

2009 174

EIA Estimates 2.1% Growth in Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions in US in 2010; Still Below 1999-2008 Levels

Green Car Congress

This summer, the stimulus to demand from the continuing modest economic recovery is constrained by the projected $0.48-per-gallon average increase in gasoline prices over last summer. Distillate stocks normally build during the summer season in preparation for winter heating demand. This summer’s projected 15-million-barrel stock build is lower than the average 23-million-barrel build over the five previous summers and the 29 million barrel build last summer.

2010 170

Report: total investment of $8.1T in nature required over next 3 decades; tripling current investments needed by 2030

Green Car Congress

trillion in nature is required over the next three decades to successfully tackle the climate, biodiversity, and land degradation crises, according to the State of Finance for Nature report released by the World Economic Forum, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative hosted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in collaboration with Vivid Economics. of projected economic stimulus spending.

LSE report calls for global investment of an additional $3T each year to drive economic recovery and transformation

Green Car Congress

The world should invest at least $3 trillion more every year in sustainable infrastructure and nature to drive the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and the transition to a zero-emissions and climate-resilient global economy over the next decade, according to a new report that was requested by the UK Prime Minister ahead of the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall.

Why we’re launching our EV Climate Loan during the COVID recession

EV Life

At EV Life, we connect people with opportunities to build a safer, more sustainable world, starting with electric cars. If we want to preserve clean air, reverse climate change, and build a safer, more sustainable world, we know one thing is true: Your next car needs to be electric.

2020 52

DOE awards more than $145M for advanced solar technologies under SunShot Initiative

Green Car Congress

Some of these investments also support efforts that will shorten the overall timeline from prototype to production and streamline building codes, zoning laws, permitting rules, and business processes for installing solar energy systems. These projects will develop electronics and build smarter, more interactive systems and components so that solar energy can be integrated into the electric power distribution and transmission grid at higher levels.

2011 279

Report from the REFF-Wall Street; Themes in Renewable Energy Finance

Green Car Congress

He identified three major themes in 2009 for renewable energy: “ Energy markets are undergoing their most fundamental changes since the 1930s; cap and trade is the most complex issue outside of health care; and schisms exist within the energy community that will grow stronger over time. Energy Markets in a State of Change. Dr. Paul addressed a positive change—the days of increasing US oil consumption may be over. “ Post-Stimulus. by Bill Cooke.

Coming Soon – The Electric City

Revenge of the Electric Car

From the article: “The San Francisco building code will soon be revised to require that new structures be wired for car chargers. The San Francisco building code will soon be revised to require that new structures be wired for car chargers. Nissan plans to build the Leaf in Tennessee eventually.). Photo by Jim Wilson, New York Times. The New York Times looks at how EVs are going to shake up our cities. Cities Prepare for Life With the Electric Car.

2010 100

Smart Meters and Electric Cars

Revenge of the Electric Car

With a national electrical system that at times and places is severely strained and in need of expansion, the last thing anyone wants is for electric vehicles to be powered by building more emission-producing power plants. You have to build power plants to meet the peaks when every single air conditioner is going full blast.&#. Energy security, the politics and marketing of oil and concerns about climate change are creating an unprecedented global push toward electric vehicles.

2009 116

The Solangelist’s Vision Shines Brighter

Creative Greenius

All the commercial and government buildings in the state are ready to have their roofs raised too. All told, that’s only about 90% of all our buildings. Seems like a perfect use for some stimulus money, don’t it? I love AB32 and the necessary slap in the face it brings my fellow California citizens who may not have been paying attention to the climate situation. The Greenius Plan To Spread Rooftop Solar Faster Then The Common Cold.

2009 163

Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Seattle says it intends to help develop the charging network; consider incentives for buying and using the cars, and creating charging stations; consider regulatory changes to support the cars, such as streamlined permitting for installing charging outlets; and consider leasing or buying the cars for its fleet. If we do things the wrong way, thats going to mean building more power plants, more dirty coal plants," he said.

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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The Next ‘Better Place’ Is Australia New Subsidies for Electric Cars in Britain Tesla Motors to Build Battery Packs for Other Car Makers Previous post Group Says European Cap-and-Trade System Reduced Emissions Next post Cutting Costs With Solar Walls From 1 to 25 of 29 Comments 1 2 Next » 1. February 17, 2009 7:03 am Link Smart Grid An Invaluable Idea Worldwide / Buildings could become the new power plants BRUSSELS ?

2009 41

Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Bob Lutz’s Latest Volt Test Drive Sprinting for Green Stimulus Dollars New Subsidies for Electric Cars in Britain Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You G.M. Also maintenance on these (no oil changes to speak of) etc will cost much less than an internal combution propelled car. Tony: “hey I have an idea why not build a wind turbine on the roof that way as you drive the turbine spins and charges the battery.&#

2009 37

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

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. Ontological Shock An Open Letter to Fred Krupp Report from GridEcon Conference SGS Climate Change Head on the First Carbon Credit. The Three Prongs of the “Green&# Energy Stimulus Pa. Utilities could avoid building more dirty peaking power plants.

2009 28

Why Warren Buffett is investing in electric car company BYD - Apr. 13, 2009

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The first buyers will be fleet users, which will build central fast-charging facilities. GE: The global stimulus bellwether FORTUNE 500 Current Issue Subscribe to Fortune (Fortune Magazine) -- Warren Buffett is famous for his rules of investing: When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact. 20.84% Apr 17 3:57pm ET † Index Last % Change Dow Jones 8,131.33

2009 51

Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Written by Josie Garthwaite 9 Comments Posted March 31st, 2009 at 5:00 am in Automotive Before unveiling the concept version of its Model S sedan, an $57,400 electric car that Tesla Motors wants to build using loans from the Department of Energy, the startup said the Model S battery would be designed to handle rapid charging. Jonathan said on March 31st, 2009 at 7:26 am You can charge it in the night… what’s the fear of change? Gasoline prices change fairly rapidly.

2009 28