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

Creative Greenius

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.

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New California program to make clean cars affordable for lower-income residents

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The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program, run by the Oakland-based nonprofit Beneficial State Foundation, was launched with a $5-million CARB grant. The funding is from California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy and improving public health and the environment—particularly in low-income and disadvantaged communities.

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

Creative Greenius

” He always was so ahead of the curve… Like I say, I live in Torrance, home of the exploding Exxon Mobil refinery where our Air Quality Management District just gave the refinery operators exemptions to exceed pollution limits while they restart the aging climate wrecker back up. .

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EPA awards $6M in research funding to improve air quality models

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The universities receiving the funding through EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program include: Colorado State University, to gain insights on how emissions from wildfires and volatile chemical products (for example, personal care products, cleaning agents, and coatings) contribute to the formation of fine particles in the atmosphere. Climate models Emissions Market Background

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Jane Harman Will Vote Yes on Climate Change Bill While Holding Her Nose

Creative Greenius

This climate bill is an essential first step. You’d be better off calling any Republican voting against this bill and telling them you will hold them personally responsible for the damage climate change does to your children and your grandchildren.

Wendy Greuel Our Best Bet To Get To 100% Renewable Energy In Time

Creative Greenius

And you would think that would be especially true for anyone running to become our United States representative from the 33rd Congressional District – the person who will be following the great Henry Waxman in that position.

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Bradford: Twelve Years A Failure – His Reason To Kill CCAs

Creative Greenius

First admit what a failure you were in your own personal efforts of launching a Community Choice power program where you live. And he must have had other plans when 500 people from around the South Bay showed up on the Manhattan Beach pier to show their support for clean energy.

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What Does Henry Waxman Know About Climate That Made Him Quit?

Creative Greenius

If he thought he had passed the carbon tax or climate bill torch to someone else he was confident would bring it across the finish line he would have said so. Waxman knows that the Canadian tar sands are game over for the climate. But personally I think at age 74 Henry’s had it.

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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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The state’s latest Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory shows that California emitted 429 million metric tons of climate pollutants in 2016—a drop of 12 million metric tons, or three percent, from 2015. metric tons per person in 2016 (roughly equal to driving 26,000 miles).

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DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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The new ARPA-E selections focus on accelerating innovations in clean technology while increasing US competitiveness in rare earth alternatives and breakthroughs in biofuels, thermal storage, grid controls, and solar power electronics. for climate control in automobiles. fossil fuel consumption and emissions, enabling clean solar. the solar thermochemical production of Syngas for clean and. batteries for effective climate control of electric vehicles.

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

Creative Greenius

Our relationship started about a month ago when we spent an evening together carpooling to a UCLA workshop on communication climate change that we both participated in. We covered: global warming, nuclear power, clean air, smart growth, globalization and the environment.

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BREAKING NEWS: Exxon/Mobil Ordered Out of Torrance, Guilty of Greenhouse Gas Pollution

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“Pack Up Your Toxic, Fossil Fuel Factory With Its Climate-Changing Products & Get Out of Town By 2020!&# is also the very same company that has paid tens of millions of dollars, year after year to spread FUD about their role in climate change.

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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. Unfortunately, this conference focused primarily on setting a cap on carbon emissions and providing financial aid to developing countries to build capacities to adapt to the negative impacts of climate change. Tags: Climate Change Perspective Policy

The View From Here Today

Creative Greenius

I contributed the following to the World Wildlife Climate Witness site last week and it was published this morning. What we’re not breathing is clean air, because the smoke from the La Canada-Flintridge fire, about 38 miles from here, is still making air quality hazardous and people in the L.A. So not only is climate change-driven drought cutting our fresh water supply, but the way we use water here also adds to our greenhouse gas emissions.

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CARB designing Sustainable Transportation Equity Project

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STEP aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase access to clean transportation, and address community resident’s transportation needs by funding planning, clean transportation, and land use projects. The Low Carbon Transportation program is part of California Climate Investments. STEP has $20 million available for one to three implementation block grants to fund clean transportation and land use projects.

What’s In It For Me?

Creative Greenius

That’s what someone always asks when I pitch them our South Bay Clean Power initiative, especially when they find out I’m doing this work full time. And then there is the issue of climate justice which motivates me more than any amount of money ever could.

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

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We are breaking our own rule for this week only as we bring you our weekly Green Piece article a day early to coincide with the kick off of the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit… Today marks the start of the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit, which will last for two weeks and is the latest in a series that trace their origins back to the 1992 Earth summit in Rio. Tags: The Green Piece Copenhagen Copenhagen Climate Change meeting

Ted Lieu Wants My Money, Wants My Vote, But Doesn’t Want To Talk About AB 920

Creative Greenius

Ted doesn’t talk about the bill in public, won’t put anything about it on his own web site, and looks down at his shoes and changes the subject if you ask him about the bill personally.

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The Solangelist Learns To Install Solar & Loves It

Creative Greenius

Time after time Scott would would offer us the “by the book&# lesson and then add his personal experience lessons with working examples from his on-the-job history.

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Volvo Trucks deploys first pilot all-electric VNR Truck at TEC Equipment in Southern California

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In addition to being outfitted with personal protective equipment (PPE) for working with high voltage, the technicians have been trained on the proper procedure to isolate the high voltage for diagnosis and service repairs. million from CARB as part of California Climate Investments (CCI).

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Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

Creative Greenius

As our climate change crisis worsens and spins out of control with each passing day there’s no time to spare for those of us whose job it is to educate and motivate our fellow citizens to actions that cut our greenhouse gas emissions.

2009 142

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

Creative Greenius

My Greenius vision sees billions of dollars pumped into California in good paying jobs, in new clean energy power production, in new industries, and in all the tax revenue that comes with that growth. It’s plain as day for any intelligent and honest person to see.

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The Most Powerful Greenius In America

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And what’s working for the Greenius and Mrs. Greenius will work for the rest of America, even the little brain people who aren’t sure if climate change is man-made or not and probably even the Stepford brainwashed pod people who think Al Gore is a bad man.

2009 142

Here Lies Hermosa Beach – Truth Takes a Holiday In The City’s Massive Honesty FAIL

Creative Greenius

” What kind of person, makes up a story that’s so easy to disprove? Apparently, the kind of person who just makes s**t up and is accustomed to getting away with it. But the climate wrecking, oil loving bastards on the pro Measure O side had one more scam they wanted to pull.

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

Creative Greenius

That’s why they have authorized over $7 billion bucks in energy efficiency and clean energy programs for the USA. But without any money from clean energy bond funding, AB 811 would be just another empty promise.

2009 142

Solar Smackdown in Torrance – Installer Sues City on Behalf of the Sun

Creative Greenius

And then my strategy, slowly, is what do I do to become this person’s vendor. So what I’m seeing as a result of what you’re telling me If there was a smart politician down south here there is a wide open position for the person who wants to lead the cavalry charge down here.

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MIT Energy Initiative report on transforming the US transportation system by 2050 to address climate challenges

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Overall, we have substantial opportunities for reducing environmental and climate impacts from light-duty road vehicles.

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GM China Engineering developing comprehensive vehicle air quality system

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It adds three layers of protection for consumers, to filter most airborne particles; to help clean the air inside the vehicle via an air ionizer; and to provide drivers real-time information regarding PM 2.5 The system using the new HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Arrestance) filter and ionizer builds on climate control systems already available in the all-new Chevrolet Cavalier and Cadillac CT6, both of which GM builds in China.

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Public Transit or Private Cars, It's All About the Fuel

Plugs and Cars

In other developed countries – in Europe and Asia, for example – clean, electric public transit is the principal means of transportation.

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Summer Update

Plug In Partners

A large coalition has formed around the issues of national security, combating climate change, saving on fuel costs and increasing business for American agriculture. The list of supporters/partners now includes links to the members’ web sites along with a contact person.

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Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

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Indeed as it turned out he knew far more than the President or any member of Congress did on the subject but none of them cared because Gore’s personality and persona didn’t work on TV.

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

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tons per person in 2001 to 12.0 tons per person in 2013, a 14% decrease overall. The Air Resources Board is also tracking short-lived climate pollutants (methane, black carbon, fluorinated gases) and plans to release a strategic plan to reduce these pollutants later this year.

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Europe/US team: transitioning to a low-carbon world will create new rivalries, winners and losers

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This scenario assumes a full global consensus for action on climate change. G20 countries build a generous Green Climate Fund, well above the $100-billion-a-year goal in the Paris climate agreement. The result is a win–win for climate and security. The world fractures into two camps in a clean-tech cold war. Power rivalries marginalize the UN and undermine multilateral institutions such as the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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Greenius Weekend Update

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It’s because all the buses and generators involved in the Fiesta will be fueled with clean-burning biodiesel, made from used vegetable oil donated by local restaurants Patrick Molloy’s, Sangria, and Café Boogaloo.

2009 142

Honda May Develop Plug-In as Obama Alters U.S. Policy (Update2) - Bloomberg.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

I haven’t heard any discussion of hydrogen since the Bushadministration was getting ready to leave,” said Dan Becker ,director of the Safe Climate Campaign , a group in Washingtonthat works for environmentally “clean” cars. “It

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Traveling Through Time, Exploring the String Theory and Hugging the Giant Sequoias

Creative Greenius

Indeed as it turned out he knew far more than the President or any member of Congress did on the subject but none of them cared because Gore’s personality and persona didn’t work on TV.

Study on Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Global Cities Highlights Importance of Geophysical and Technical Factors

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An international study of 10 global cities found that a balance of geophysical factors (climate, access to resources, and gateway status) and technical factors (power generation, urban design, and waste processing) determine the greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) attributable to cities. Within the overall trends there are differences between cities with more or less public transit; while personal income also impacts heating and industrial fuel use.

2009 71

Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Gregg Small, executive director of environmental nonprofit Climate Solutions , said electric cars could be a big part of achieving energy independence and addressing climate change, if done in conjunction with energy conservation. "If He said company officials chose Seattle because the population is "at the forefront of really living its environmental ethos" and because the city runs on clean hydroelectric power.

Government of Ontario, Canada Providing Rebates Up to C$8,500 for Plug-in Hybrid or Battery Electric Vehicles

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The Electric Vehicle Program is also part of our Open Ontario plan—one that will keep Ontario ahead of the curve in consumer choice and the use of clean, renewable energy”. Other measures to support clean and cost-effective battery electric vehicles include: Green licence plates, that would allow drivers to use less-congested High Occupancy Vehicle (carpool) lanes, even if there is only one person in the vehicle.

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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The vision is fuelled by the fear of climate change and the need to find green alternatives to dirty coal, unpopular nuclear power and unreliable gas imports from Russia. and tap clean, renewable energy sources. It’s the only way to save the planet from climate change.

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The Solangelist’s Vision Shines Brighter

Creative Greenius

The quickest and most effective way to make that happen today is to green the current grid, house-by-house, by installing rooftop solar energy systems that feed clean, renewable power into the grid the second they’re switched on. Maybe where you live it’s about quickly switching to wind power, or geothermal, or tidal wave energy or some other form of clean energy, but here in Greeniusland, PV solar is the high-speed ticket to carbon freedom.

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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

News | Markets | Technology | Personal Finance | Small Business | CNN.com RSS Newsletters Video Home Fortune 500 Technology Investing Management Rankings Warren Buffett takes charge Warren Buffett hasnt just seen the car of the future, hes sitting in the drivers seat. MidAmericans David Sokol, BYDs Wang, and company advisor Li Lu flew with Sokol from Detroit to Omaha so that Wang could meet Buffett in person.

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