Renewable energy growth falters as carbon dioxide hits record levels

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Perhaps most troubling, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography released data last week from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that concentrations of carbon in the atmosphere have reached record levels unseen not just in human history, but in the scientific.

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Exploding, Dirty, Polluting Torrance Refinery Continues To Terrorize Residents As It Spews Lies Along With Climate Killing Carbon

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2019 130

Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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” Actual reality tells us we already have all the renewable energy and storage products ready to take their place RIGHT NOW, not in some Star Wars Death Star future. County powered by renewables by 2026. I’ve lived in my house in Torrance, California for 23 years now.

2016 204

@LATimes Reprint Of Associated Press Story Lacks Context & #ClimateCrisis Reality So #JoeTakesOnTheNews Once Again Fixes Their #NewsFail

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2019 130

GTI quantifies opportunity to produce low-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG) from wood wastes

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GTI has released a site-specific engineering design titled “ Low-Carbon Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) from Wood Wastes ”. Reducing black carbon—a potent climate change pollutant—and other conventional air pollutants that can lead to breathing disorders is high on our priority list.

2019 121

El Segundo’s @LATimes In Bed With Chevron Oil To Cover Up Oil Industry’s Deliberate Criminal Destruction Of Climate. Clueless Reporters See Nothing. Enjoy Today’s Food Section Ads #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@LATimes Becomes Least Credible Newspaper On ClimateCrisis In USA As Chevron Toxic Fumes Incapacitate Editors & Journalists. No Hope For Recovery Seen #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Rotterdam The Hague Airport initiates study for the production of renewable jet fuel from air

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Rotterdam The Hague Airport and a European consortium led by EDL Anlagenbau Gesellschaft mbH signed a cooperation agreement to develop a demonstration plant that produces renewable jet fuel from air. This plant aims to be the first worldwide to offer renewable jet fuel from air to the market.

2019 103

EIA: Renewable diesel increasingly used to meet California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard; 10.1% of total diesel supplied in 2Q18

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Renewable diesel net supply to California’s fuel market has increased since the state’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program went into effect in 2011, reaching 100 million gallons during the second quarter of 2018, or 10.1%

2018 122

@LaTimes Greenwashes Climate Crisis & Threat To Readers By Claiming Surrender Is “War On Climate” As Los Angelenos Choke On Nation’s Worst Air Pollution #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Comprehensive @Sammy_Roth Piece In Today’s @LATimes On Obscene @SCE Money Grab For Guaranteed 17% Profit Leaves Out Obvious & Best Solution For Public #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Breaking News Too Late For @LATimes Print Edition Radically Changes LAX Expansion Story #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@LATimes Treats Saudi Terrorists Like Successful Business, But Homeland Security Calls For Climate Action #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Today’s @LATimes Lead Editorial Admits Editors “Don’t Know What The Best Alternative Might Be.” So Why Waste Valuable Ink & Space? Time To Hire Someone With A Ticket To Board The ClueTrain #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@LATimes Thanks For Hiring @Sammy_Roth To Cover Energy & Community Choice Power! Now Tell Us Why The Majority Of Eligible Cities Said NO To Choice & Cleaner Power #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

NREL develops novel method to produce renewable acrylonitrile; carbon fibers from renewable biomass

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Researchers from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and their colleagues have devised a novel catalytic method to produce renewable acrylonitrile (ACN) using 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP), which can be biologically produced from sugars.

@LATimes Takes The Racist Bait And Treats Phony Wall As Legitimate News While Failing To Cover Climate Crisis #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

@Sammy_Roth And @LATimes Cover Buffet Company Plan To Destroy Climate For Profit #JoeTakesOnTheNews Tells You What You Should Do About It

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2018 130

@LATimes I Added The News Readers Need That You Left Out Again #ConnectTheDots #joetakesonthenews

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2018 130

Researchers propose using AC and ventilation systems for decentralized production of carbon-neutral synthetic fuels

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Compact plants are to separate CO 2 from the ambient air directly in buildings and produce synthetic hydrocarbons which can then be used as renewable synthetic oil. Envisioned modular, on-site renewable hydrocarbon synthesis system based on CO 2 capture from thin air.

2019 106

@LATimes Fails To Connect The Climate Crisis Dots Or Mention Dire Climate Warnings In Story On Dirty Coal-Powered LADWP #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

Pertamina and Eni to collaborate on low-carbon products and renewable energies; Indonesian bio-refinery

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The parties are willing to discuss collaboration opportunities in low-carbon products and renewable energies development. Finally, Eni and Pertamina will discuss cooperation and business opportunities both in Indonesia and internationally in renewable projects.

2019 80

@LATimes Why Does Your Climate Crisis Coverage Suck So Badly? Why Won’t @DrPatSoonShiong Hire A Climate Editor? #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

Oil Drenched Torrance Mayor & City Council Rake In Refinery Money As They Sellout Health & Welfare Of Our Children #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

Urgent: Assemblymember Chris Holden Trying to Kill California’s 100% Renewable Climate Bill, #ChangeTheClimate, #SB100

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SB 100 (De Leon) – California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program.

2017 141

Aemetis closes $30M equity investment for biomethane pipelines and dairy digesters to produce below zero carbon renewable natural gas (RNG)

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Dairies produce about 25% of California’s methane emissions and have become targets of carbon regulations aimed to reduce climate change. With a carbon intensity under the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard of about negative 300, dairy biomethane is highly valuable, but needs to be collected at the dairy, pipelined to a central processing facility, then cleaned and compressed for use as Renewable Natural Gas in converted diesel trucks and other natural gas vehicles.

2018 84

California legislature passes SB 100: 100% renewable and zero-carbon energy by 2045

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The California Assembly has passed Senate Bill 100 —a bill to move California to 100% renewable and zero-carbon energy by 2045. This bill—known as The 100 Percent Clean Energy Act of 2018—increases the Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) requirement from 50% by 2030 to 60% and creates the policy of planning to meet all of the state’s retail electricity supply with a mix of RPS-eligible and zero-carbon resources by 31 December 2045, for a total of 100% clean energy.

2018 76

Exclusive Greenius Video: Bill McKibben on Hermosa Beach as a Carbon Neutral City

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I got a chance to talk to Bill about a few of the things we’re working on here in the Los Angeles area and the first subject was our Carbon Neutral City efforts in Hermosa Beach.

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CA Renewable Hydrogen Rule: Forcing The Carbon Numbers To Work

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California's plan to reduce carbon emissions from transportation anticipates a mix of battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. To ensure that the carbon footprint of. hydrogen California Air Resources Board CARB hydrogen fuel cell renewable energy state lawsRecharging batteries from the electric grid is relatively simple, but producing hydrogen fuel requires a good deal of energy to split pure hydrogen out of other compounds.

2015 85

Renewable diesel: 90 percent lower carbon emissions than regular diesel, Neste claims

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The lifecycle carbon emissions of renewable diesel fuel are significantly lower than those of conventional diesel, says a new study from a company that sells the renewable version. Today, it sells the renewable diesel in parts of Northern California. Carbon Footprint emissions Study biodiesel renewable diesel fuel

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VW Renewable Diesel Test Finds Same Drivability, Lower Carbon Emissions

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Three years ago, Volkswagen announced that it was testing two different types of renewable diesel fuel in a pair of its TDI diesel-engined cars sold in the U.S. The renewable fuel gave the same performance as conventional crude oil-based diesel, and cut wells-to-wheels. Green alternative fuel vehicles biodiesel renewable diesel fuel

2015 86

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

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After eight months of working directly with Mayor Michael DiVirgilio to introduce and launch the Carbon Neutral City initiative , I stepped aside two weeks ago to focus more on the surrounding South Bay communities and to play a different role in Hermosa.

2010 141

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

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Courtesy of YouTube and the Hermosa Beach City website and converted and enlarged through the magic of Greenius we bring you this exclusive look at the Carbon Neutral ClueTrain leaving the Hermosa Beach station this week.

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Researchers increase carbon efficiency of BtL process from 38 to >90% by adding hydrogen from renewable sources; 2.4x more fuel produced

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Researchers in Norway report that the carbon efficiency of a conventional Biomass-to-Liquid (BtL) process can be increased from 38 to more than 90% by adding hydrogen from renewable energy sources.

2018 110

LeMond Composites licenses ORNL low-cost carbon fiber manufacturing process; transportation, renewable energy, & infrastructure

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LeMond Composites, founded by three-time Tour de France champion Greg LeMond, has licensed a low-cost, high-volume carbon fiber manufacturing process developed at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

Geely invests in Carbon Recycling Intl.; vehicles fueled by methanol from CO2, water and renewable energy

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million in Carbon Recycling International (CRI). CRI, founded in 2006 in Reykjavik, Iceland, is developing technology to produce renewable methanol from clean energy and recycled CO 2 emissions. Geely Group and CRI intend to collaborate on the deployment of renewable methanol fuel production technology in China and explore the development and deployment of 100% methanol-fueled vehicles in China, Iceland and other countries.

2015 84

Increased demand for renewable natural gas from refuse sector

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announced an increased demand for renewable natural gas (RNG) from the refuse sector, particularly in California, where refuse trucks can be fueled by the very solid waste they haul. The City of Fresno signed a two-year agreement with Clean Energy for renewable liquified natural gas (RLNG) to power approximately 140 refuse trucks with its Redeem brand RNG for an anticipated annual total of 1.6 Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

2019 108

Global Bioenergies plans to acquire Dutch start-up Syngip; gaseous carbon feedstocks for renewable isobutene process

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Global Bioenergies, the developer of a process to convert renewable resources into light olefin hydrocarbons via fermentation (with an initial focus on isobutene) ( earlier post ), signed a contribution agreement with the shareholders of Syngip B.V. Syngip has identified a specific micro-organism capable of growing using these gaseous carbon sources as its sole feedstock, and has developed genetic tools to allow the implementation of artificial metabolic pathways into it.

2016 60

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

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Hermosa Beach Mayor, Michael DiVirgilio, has on Op Ed piece in today’s Daily Breeze on why he is leading his city to a carbon neutral future. Hermosa Beach Mayor, Michael DiVirgilio, speaking on behalf of 350 at the International Day of Climate Action last October.

2010 141

New $30M ARPA-E program to produce renewable liquid fuels from renewable energy, air and water

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The US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) announced up to $30 million in funding for a new program for technologies that use renewable energy to convert air and water into cost-competitive liquid fuels. ( Carbon-containing CNLFs.

2016 95

AltAir files California LCFS application for renewable naphtha; 39.75 gCO2e/MJ

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AltAir Paramount LLC has filed a California LCFS Tier 2 application for converting North American tallow to renewable naphtha; the company calculates a carbon intensity of 39.75 AltAir operates a Renewable Diesel (RD) plant in Paramount, California, which produces RD and Renewable Naphtha (RN) using a mixture of animal tallow and small quantities of other non-edible vegetable oils.

2018 84

Renewable Energy Group launches REG Ultra Clean Diesel; blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel

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Renewable Energy Group launched REG Ultra Clean Diesel, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach. REG Ultra Clean Diesel, among the lowest emission diesel fuels on the market today, is a patent-pending fuel made of a proprietary blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel.

2018 90

Soletair demo plant produces renewable hydrocarbon fuel from CO2 captured from the air

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VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) are beginning testing of the Soletair demo plant, which uses air-captured carbon dioxide to produce renewable fuels and chemicals. Phase 1: Renewable energy.

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