Bosch Chairman Says Business Must Do More for Climate Protection, Even in Difficult Times

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Business must do even more for climate protection, even in difficult times, said Franz Fehrenbach, chairman of the Bosch board of management, an a talk at the Baden-Württemberg sustainability congress held in Stuttgart on 25 March ( Nachhaltigkeitskongress Baden-Württemberg 2009 ). The acute economic and financial crisis must not, he said, be allowed to function as a pretext for slackening efforts to combat climate change. Tags: Climate Change Policy Sustainability

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

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There is nothing consumer protective about this kind of poison pill – it’s protective of one thing only – the profits for the monopoly utility’s shareholders. 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.”

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

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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. But I say it is because the money we spend there cannot be spent on fixing the environment. Number two, we’ve made a terrible mess of the environment there.

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Tesla Giga Berlin called a model investment by leading Chancellor candidate in Germany

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The Chancellor candidate seeks to find a balance between climate change policies and economic growth in Germany. . On his website , Laschet indicates that he seeks climate protection through innovation and competition.

DHL to use biofuel to neutralize carbon emissions of all ‘less-than-container’ load shipments in ocean freight globally

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To fight against climate change, the transport sector needs true decarbonization. Even though we are in unprecedented times, due to the ongoing pandemic, we have to make sure that climate protection and sustainability efforts remain at the forefront. Deutsche Post DHL Group has been exploring renewable fuels as an important lever to minimize ocean freights’ impact on the environment.

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AKASOL to supply battery systems for Alstom’s hydrogen trains

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—Olaf Lies (SPD), Lower Saxony’s Minister for the Environment, Energy, Construction and Climate Protection.

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Continental presents action plan for immediately reducing lead in electronic components in cars

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Continental has submitted a plan of action to the Lower Saxony Ministry for the Environment, Energy, Construction and Climate Protection with which the company intends immediately to reduce the lead content in some of its electronic components to legally prescribed maximum quantities in accordance with the End of Life Vehicles Directive.

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Tesla Giga Berlin’s final assembly line takes shape after new approval

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” The Brandenburg Ministry of Agriculture, Environment, and Climate Protection announced earlier today (via @gigafactory_4 ) that it has granted Tesla preliminary approval to install machines that will put the final aspects of vehicles together.

VW’s Winterkorn underscores VW’s CO2 targets with Greenpeace, with caveat about customers

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This is a decision in favor of climate protection and a key signal for committing to the protection of the environment and society and the series production of climate-friendly technical solutions. At the beginning of the Geneva Motor Show this year, the Volkswagen Group announced it was committed to reducing the CO 2 output of its European new car fleet to 95 grams per kilometer by 2020. Earlier post.) This commitment was underscored by Prof.

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Daimler receives top marks from Climate Disclosure Project

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Daimler AG has received top marks for disclosure of its climate protection measures aimed at combating climate change, receiving the maximum 100 points in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s (CDP’s) “Climate Disclosure Leadership Index” and an “A” rating in the “Climate Performance Leadership Index”.

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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Switzerland’s top ranking reflects strong performance across most issues, especially air quality and climate protection. In general, high scorers exhibit long-standing commitments to protecting public health, preserving natural resources, and decoupling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from economic activity. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health.

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ARB: California not tracking to meet required GHG reductions due to transportation; significant changes in communities and systems required

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While overall, California has hit its 2020 climate target ahead of schedule due to strong performance in the energy sector, meeting future targets will require a greater contribution from the transportation sector. The Sustainable Communities and Climate Protection Act of 2008, Senate Bill (SB) 375, was passed into law in 2008. SB 375 recognizes the critical role of integrated transportation, land use, and housing decisions to meet state climate goals.

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Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL fuel cell vehicle cracks 300,000 kilometer mark; Daimler receives f-cell Award 2014

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In recognition of the 300,000 km milestone, Daimler AG was honored with the “ f-cell Award 2014 ” given by Ministry of Environment, Climate, Protection and Energy Sector Baden-Württemberg and the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (WRS). “

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Ford of Europe piloting geofencing and blockchain technology to ensure PHEVs operate efficiently in city center low-emission zones

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The study, which is also testing Ford PHEVs on the streets of London and Valencia, Spain, aims to better analyse and show the real-world benefits of such vehicles for the environment and for commercial vehicle owners and operators. Initiated by the City of Cologne and regional energy supplier RheinEnergie AG, SmartCity Cologne is a cooperative platform for partners throughout the region to pilot technologies and services that promote climate protection and energy transition.

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Volkswagen’s ID.3 debuts for the European market

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However, should CO 2 emissions be unavoidable along the supply chain, these will be compensated by investments in climate protection projects. interacts with the driver and the environment. Volkswagen’s ID.3 electric vehicle, the first model from the MEB product line for electric vehicles, is making its debut at IAA 2019 in Frankfurt. The ID.3 will not go on sale in North America. The ID.3

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ifo Institute study projects ban on combustion engines in 2030 would affect 600K jobs in German manufacturing

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Disadvantages of electric vehicles are associated with their production (amount and composition of materials), the required resources including water-usage, as well as adverse effects on the environment (acid impact, particulates). It is important that climate policy is neutral in terms of technology; in other words that it sets climate protection goals without stipulating the technologies to be used to achieve them. Climate Change Emissions Engines Policy

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BASF intensifying R & D of products for sustainable electromobility; triple-digit million euro investment in batteries over next 5 years

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With our research activities we are substantially contributing to making electric cars affordable, environment friendly and sustainable. Electromobility will only significantly contribute to environmental and climate protection when the electricity from the batteries has been generated high efficiently and with less CO 2.

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Univ. of Michigan researcher recommends shifting the basis of fuel carbon regulation from lifecycle analysis to ABC accounting

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In a new paper published in the journal Climatic Change , Dr. John DeCicco of the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment posits that attempting to regulate fuels using a lifecycle analysis (LCA)-based approach—as is currently done by California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard and the US Renewable Fuel Standard—is inappropriate and ultimately unworkable as far as environmental effectiveness is concerned.

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German OEMs to upgrade emissions control on 5.3M Euro 5 and 6 diesels, contribute to €500M Sustainable Mobility fund

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In attendance from the government side were Alexander Dobrindt, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure; Dr. Barbara Hendricks, Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety; Dr. Wolfgang Schäuble, Federal Minister of the Interior; Brigitte Zypries, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy; Prof. Nitrogen oxide emissions (NO x ) in particular require comprehensive efforts to improve the health protection of citizens.

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Study finds that switch to heavy and synthetic crude oils could double or triple refinery emissions

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gigatons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere annually from fuel combustion to process the oil, according to a new study by Greg Karras at Communities for a Better Environment ( CBE ), published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology. This raises the possibility that a switch to these oils might impede or foreclose the total reduction in emissions from all sources that is needed to avoid severe climate disruption.

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Discussion Paper Suggests Mechanisms for Addressing Biofuel GHG Emissions Under Cap-and-Trade Schemes; Avoiding the Renewability Shortcut and Moving Toward Carbon Management for All Transportation Fuels

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DeCicco, formerly on staff at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), is now a Senior Lecturer at the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment. While including all fuels under a carbon cap is necessary for an effective climate policy, DeCicco argues, it is not sufficient for addressing all fuels-related emissions. “ Tags: Biomass Climate Change Emissions Fuels Land use Lifecycle analysis Policy

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Green Star to Demonstrate Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle

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There are more than twenty international environmental organizations supporting PHEV including World Wide Fund for Nature, National Wildlife Federation, Friends of the Earth, Alliance for Climate Protection, Set America Free Coalition and the Rainforest Action Network. OTC: GSPI) is an environmentally friendly company dedicated to creating innovative cost-effective products to improve the quality of life and clean up the environment.

Perspective: Regional Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade Programs May be the Solution

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Markey of Massachusetts, both Democrats, built their climate change bill last year in large measure around it. As Senators Graham, Kerry and Lieberman try to resuscitate the climate change bill by introducing a revised bill in mid-to-late April, twenty-three U.S. Western Climate Initiative (WCI). Support for this use of allowance value stems from the idea that the climate-regulating services of the atmosphere are a common property resource. Perspective by Brian J.

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