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. US intelligence and defense agencies say such environmental changes can lead to energy insecurity, water and food shortages, and social instability. But starting to raise immediate finance is more important than determining its exact future size.

Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

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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. It will also look at other places, such as garages, gyms, movie theaters and museums, to ease consumer concerns about running out of juice, he said.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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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. People-Oriented Development Current Status of REDD Financing the Fifth Fuel Peak Phosphorus - Commence Urine Recyling on Space.

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Rapid Charging Electric Cars: How Fast, How Soon?

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For on-the-go juice ups, the idea is to exchange your dead battery for a fresh one owned by Better Place. Which scheme wins may depend (in addition to financing hurdles) as much on our driving habits and patience as on advances in technology. 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.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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It isa fundamental change in direction for GM. Ive found it facinating how car commercials changed the main MPG number they promoted before gas went over $4 a gallon as city miles. A simple, clean, efficient EV that wont run out of juice because of its on-board gas generator.

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