Coal in China: huge problem for clean power, climate efforts

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The promotion of renewable energy will only become more important as China works to meet its commitments under the recently-ratified Paris climate agreement. emissions China climate change renewable energy clean energy air pollution fossil fuelsOver the past few years, China has made impressive strides in renewable-energy investment.

2016 76

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. Waxman has been our heroic climate champion for many years now and is retiring. million in savings overall for Marin Clean Energy customers in 2014.

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When You See Something, Say Something: Climate Emergency Alarm Bells Ringing While Local Electeds Pretend Not To Hear

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Just four months ago, in October, the UN’s IPCC Climate Report gave us, at best, 12 years to take bold and drastic action in cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions if we want to limit the level of already baked-in climate catastrophe.

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European Commission announces Clean Hydrogen Alliance

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The European Commission (EC) presented a broad new European Industrial Strategy to help Europe’s industry lead the transition towards climate neutrality and digital leadership. Clean Hydrogen is a prime example of where this can have a real benefit.

2020 88

Let Us Now Murder AB 2145 Before It Kills Community Choice Power

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But what should surprise you is learn that when asked what he thought about the science of climate change and his own sense of urgency on global warming, First Bradford badmouthed California’s landmark Global Warming Solutions Act, AB 32, as “going too far.”

2014 224

Greenius To Preach Community Choice & Climate Justice in South L.A. Church

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Filed under: environment Tagged: California Crossroads , Creative Greenius , Food and Water Watch California , Holman Methodist Church , Joe Galliani , renewable energy , South Bay 350 Climate Action Group , South Bay Clean Power , South L.A.

2015 130

@MayorOfLA Is Ready! Garcetti Comes Out Gunning For Gas – Scattergood, Haynes & Harbor Power Plants To Stop Shoving Pollution Down Citizens Throats, Calls For Shutdown Of Aliso Canyon. #MerchantsOfDoubt In Fossil Fuel Industry Argue For More Climate Destruction

Creative Greenius

City Council, board members of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Commission and long term colleagues from the climate justice action community to be part of a historic announcement. Garcetti was ready for clean power NOW.

2019 198

Los Angeles Community Choice Power Launches Without Community Involvement & Lacking Professional Branding & Marketing #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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@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

Clean energy won't happen, climate change will be bad: a contrarian perspective

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The most recent detailed studies on the likely warming of Planet Earth are grim indeed, suggesting that we are collectively at "very high risk" for the most extreme effects of climate change. emissions global warming climate change carbon dioxide scienceTo stem that, mankind collectively will have to reduce its ongoing emissions of carbon dioxide radically and immediately. Now, one longtime advocate of.

World Bank Group: mineral production to soar as demand for clean energy increases

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A new World Bank Group report finds that the production of minerals, such as graphite, lithium and cobalt, could increase by nearly 500% by 2050, to meet the growing demand for clean energy technologies.

2020 88

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

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SB 100 accelerates the existing renewable energy targets to 60 percent RPS by 2030, and requires retail energy sellers to plan, model, and invest over the next 28 years to reach the 100% clean, zero carbon, and renewable energy target.

2017 141

New international Climate and Clean Air Coalition to focus on reduction of short-lived climate pollutants

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Global benefits from full implementation of measures for reduction of short-lived climate pollutants in 2030 compared to the reference scenario. The climate change benefit is estimated for a given year (2050) and human health and crop benefits are. Climate Change Emissions Policy

ICCT life-cycle analysis finds no climate benefit in using LNG as marine fuel

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The shipping industry increasingly is also looking to LNG as a way to meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) climate goals. This would likely show that the real-world consequences of using LNG as a marine fuel are worse, from a climate perspective, than we find here.

2020 138

The Summit On Clean Tech Law & The New Energy Policy

Creative Greenius

All the details after the jump- In the civilized world, unprecedented efforts are being made globally to deal with climate change – almost all of which is directly traceable to the use of “dirty&# technologies.

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Bill Gates, Other Billionaires Invest To Advance Clean Energy

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This week, representatives from world governments are meeting in Paris for the much-anticipated United Nations summit on climate change. Ahead of those talks--which are intended to create a global strategy for radically reducing carbon emissions--some of the world's richest people announced their own plan to slow climate change. emissions energy policy climate change plug-in cars Bill Gates clean energy

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Southern California Edison introduces clean energy proposal to meet state’s climate, air quality goals; >7M EVs (24%) by 2030

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Southern California Edison has proposed an integrated strategic framework for the state of California to meet its ambitious climate and air quality goals. SCE describes its Clean Power and Electrification Pathway in a white paper.

2017 85

Canada’s First Ministers release Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change

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Canada’s First Ministers (The Prime Minister of Canada and the provincial and territorial premiers) issued a joint communiqué and released the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change following the First Ministers’ Meeting. A focus on clean technology is a core element of the Framework and through the actions identified, we will foster innovation and create new jobs, new technologies and new export opportunities.

2016 76

CARB approves $533M funding plan for clean transportation investments

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The California Air Resources Board approved a $533-million plan to fund clean car rebates, zero-emission transit and school buses, clean trucks, and other innovative, clean transportation and mobility pilot projects. CARB uses this funding to accelerate development and early commercial deployment of the cleanest vehicle technologies and to improve access to clean transportation for all Californians.

2019 78

California ARB developing Clean Miles Standard for ridesharing companies

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With the enactment of SB 1014 ( earlier post )—the Clean Miles Standard and Incentive Program—the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is to develop and to implement new requirements for transportation network companies (TNCs)—i.e., On 22 February, CARB is holding a public workshop to disclose its plans for developing the Clean Miles Standard.

2019 103

Ann Arbor, home of EPA vehicle emissions lab, is declaring a climate emergency

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The City Council of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency, laying out a series of carbon-reduction measures to take effect between now and 2030.

2019 82

“I Bring You Greetings From The Lucky Sperm Club…

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You can find out at the 41:00 mark in the video of the event: Filed under: environment Tagged: 100% renewable energy , carbon budget , climate justice , fossil free , frontline communities , Joe Galliani , Lucky Sperm Club , South Bay 350 Climate Action Group , South Bay Clean Power.

2015 141

That Super Sexy Clean Tech Roundtable, Part II of a Greenius Exclusive

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And by sexy I mean hot and arousing, the way I get when serious people talk serious talk about renewable energy, about the revolution that’s needed to respond to climate change and about the reality of current world situation.

2009 152

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

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They’re also climate change deniers and don’t have a single union executive smart enough to understand the climate science or know what science tells us is coming. This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder.

2014 263

California ARB announces grant solicitation for Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced a competitive grant solicitation for one or more grantees to implement the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19. The current funding available for the FY 2018-19 Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Program is $10 million.

2019 88

California Energy Commission approves $95M plan for clean transportation investments; zero-emission infrastructure

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The California Energy Commission (CEC) approved a $95-million plan for critical clean transportation investments to expedite the adoption of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and help the state reach its climate, air quality and other goals. The -2020 Investment Plan Update for the CEC’s Clean Transportation Program (formerly known as the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program) allocates $85.2

2019 91

California clean fuels rule reports 100% compliance in 2017

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It was originally developed to support a return to 1990 levels of climate-changing gases by 2020, as required by AB 32, the 2006 landmark climate bill. They were required to make up for their shortfall by purchasing credits from clean fuel providers.

2018 90

Cal Energy Commission awards $3.75M to early-stage clean energy projects; 9 battery projects

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million to 25 early-stage, innovative projects as part of a portfolio of research investments intended to help achieve the state’s climate and clean energy goals. The Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge program, which drives clean energy innovation and entrepreneurship, funds the California Sustainable Energy Entrepreneur Development (CalSEED)Initiative. The California Energy Commission awarded $3.75

2019 84

BloombergNEF: clean energy investment in developing nations slumps as financing in China slows; coal burn surges to record high

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New investment in wind, solar, and other clean energy projects in developing nations dropped sharply in 2018, largely due to a slowdown in China. China, both the world’s largest CO 2 emitter and largest market for clean energy production and consumption, played a crucial role in the story.

2019 88

IEA: steep decline in nuclear power would threaten energy security and climate goals

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Without policy changes, advanced economies could lose 25% of their nuclear capacity by 2025 and as much as two-thirds of it by 2040, according to the new report, Nuclear Power in a Clean Energy System. The report is being released during the 10 th Clean Energy Ministerial in Vancouver, Canada.

2019 109

The Climate Change Caravan

Revenge of the Electric Car

Say Hello to Guest Blogger Alexis Ringwald - with this first dispatch from the Climate Change Caravan in India. On January 3, 2009, a group of passionate individuals launched the Climate Solutions Road Tour : an epic month-long 3,500 km journey from Chennai to New Delhi, India to demonstrate that clean transportation solutions do exist and call upon automakers globally to build them. More soon … Follow our Climate Solutions Road Tour at: [link].

California ARB awards $24M to 3 school districts to promote zero-emission vehicles, clean transportation options

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Grant winners for the new two-year Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project are: El Monte Union High School District — $9.8 This pilot project addresses the need to do more—beyond cleaning up school buses—to reduce exposure to harmful air pollution by children and others in and around schools, These projects will set up the schools to address climate change, reduce air pollution, and lead the next generation in learning about and using clean mobility options.

2020 65

EPA Issues Final Clean Power Plan Rules; Now The Fight Begins

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Under the newly-finalized Clean Power Plan, the EPA will attempt to use its authority under the Clean Air Act to regulate carbon emissions from power plants. Environmental emissions EPA energy policy climate change air pollutionAfter much discussion, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized its first-ever standards for carbon emissions from power plants.

2015 82

ICCT: IMO committee agrees to establish first climate framework for international shipping

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The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) reports that the Marine Environment Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted a resolution codifying an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy for international shipping.

2018 85

Climate and Clean Air Coalition to work with oil and gas companies to reduce emissions

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Specifically, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition intends to work with leading oil and gas companies to achieve substantial global methane and black carbon emission reductions. The Climate and Clean Air Coalition aims to help companies accelerate and expand voluntary emission reductions where there are cost-effective opportunities to do so, and to showcase progress by companies that are already taking significant action.

2013 74

Welcome to the Clean Energy Revolution! Lying Lobbiests for Oil & Coal Punk’d in Copenhagen

Creative Greenius

Here’s professional con man, Tim Phillips, paid lackey for the coal, oil and gas industries trying to use the Copenhagen Climate Summit as a propaganda platform and failing miserably.

2009 182

CA Climate-Change Bill Passed, Electric Utilities To Target Oil Industry

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On Friday, September 11, the California Senate approved SB 350, the Clean Energy and Reduction Act--by far the most far-reaching climate change legislation enacted in the U.S. oil California climate change electric utilities state lawsLet's call this one a good news, bad news, good news story. The bill's provisions codify Governor Jerry Brown's goals of generating half the energy used in the state from.

BC government unveils climate plan

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The government of British Columbia recently unveiled its Climate Leadership Plan , targeting the reduction of net annual greenhouse gas emissions by up to 25 million tonnes below current forecasts by 2050 and the creation of up to 66,000 jobs over the next ten years. The Climate Leadership Plan will be further updated over the coming year, in response to work underway between the federal government and the provinces and territories to develop a pan-Canadian approach to climate action.

2016 60

Satellite study suggests California clean air regulations working to reduce PM2.5 emissions in state

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The study demonstrates the success of California’s air pollution control programs, regulations, enforcement efforts and clean-air plans in regions with the greatest air quality challenges: Southern California and the southern Central Valley.

2018 112

Cleaning Up The Coast – While It’s Still Here

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Tomorrow morning I’m going to walk out my front door and the five minutes down the hill it takes to reach the Torrance beach where Heal the Bay has one of its 60 different clean up sites in the L.A. County Dept of Beaches and Harbors South Bay 350 Climate Action Group

2009 130

California ARB moves forward with climate and air quality actions

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On the first day of a two-day board meeting—the second day of which (Friday 24 March) will consider the Advanced Clean Cars Midterm Review—the California Air Resources Board (ARB) took a number of climate and air quality actions.

2017 95

Northeast States, DC release proposal for regional plan to cut emissions and invest in clean transportation

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The transportation sector is currently responsible for more than 40% of climate-changing greenhouse gas emissions in the region, and soot and smog from cars and trucks are major contributors to lung disease and other health problems region-wide, particularly in low income communities.

2019 78

Greenius Calls For Nationalizing Oil & Gas Industry & Seizing Their Assets As Sierra Club Applauds

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Through his extraordinary leadership and vision, has brought 100% clean energy to Southern California. A leader with South Bay 350, Joe formed South Bay Clean Power and created awareness of and enthusiasm for the process known as Community Choice Aggregation.

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