Study finds global oil demand likely to grow despite pandemic, climate policies

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Many climate-related policies were already in place around the world prior to COVID-19, and the pandemic has accelerated the adoption of additional measures, but these interventions may not achieve their goal of reducing oil demand, according to the report.

Ricardo responds to electric drive stimulus package

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The company’s CEO Dave Shemmans described the Recovery Act funding as a “welcome stimulus&# and said it should provide some much needed and far-sighted direction that other countries may wish to emulate. “If the history of previous downturns holds any lessons for us, it is that as an industry we must not lose sight of the importance of research, development and product innovation,&# he said.

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Global Carbon Budget 2022: Global fossil CO2 emissions expected to grow 1.0% in 2022

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During the Global Financial Crisis in 2008/9, the COVID19 pandemic, and now the Ukrainian War, economic stimulus packages were meant to put the world on a cleaner and greener path, but this is not at all evident in the CO 2 emissions data. Climate Change Emissions Market Background

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IEA: global carbon dioxide emissions have rebounded strongly

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In March 2020, the IEA urged governments to put clean energy at the heart of their economic stimulus plans to ensure a sustainable recovery. Climate Change COVID-19 Emissions Market Background

ITF: worldwide transport activity to double by 2050, emissions to rise 16% compared to 2015

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Gearing stimulus packages towards decarbonization. The scenarios include detailed projections for transport CO 2 emissions under different conditions, allowing an assessment of the potential impacts of future transport activity on climate change.

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ADB Study Finds Annual Economic Losses in Southeast Asia from Climate Change Could be More Than Twice the Global Average

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Southeast Asia, one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to climate change—due to its long coastlines, high concentration of population and economic activity in coastal areas, and heavy reliance on agriculture, natural resources, and forestry—is likely to suffer more from climate change than the global average, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) study, titled The Economics of Climate Change in Southeast Asia: A Regional Review.

Next 10 report finds California must increase GHG reductions to 4.9%/year through 2030 to meet target

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California’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas emissions has temporarily reversed, with pollution upticks signaling an increasingly difficult path ahead in achieving the state’s 2030 and 2050 climate targets, according to the 12 th annual California Green Innovation Index —released by the nonpartisan nonprofit Next 10 and prepared by Beacon Economics. Private sector investment can also drive green stimulus. Climate Change Electric (Battery) Emissions Market Background

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South Bay Bicycle Coalition Scores $240,000 Grant! Huge Grassroots Victory for Brand New Bike Group

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And we can thank Barack Obama and his stimulus programs for all the money to do this since the grant dough comes from the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health and was made available as a result of a stimulus grant the County itself won from Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Communities Putting Prevention to Work initiative.

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IRENA, IEA study concludes meeting 2?C scenario possible with net positive economics

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Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition —a joint study by IRENA and the IEA—launched on the occasion of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue, presents the case that increased deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency in G20 countries and globally can achieve the emissions reductions needed to keep global temperature rise to no more than two-degrees Celsius, avoiding the most severe impacts of climate change.

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thyssenkrupp Steel, HKM and Port of Rotterdam jointly investigate setting up hydrogen supply chains

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In the course of their transformation paths towards climate-neutral steel making, thyssenkrupp Steel and HKM will require large and increasing quantities of hydrogen to produce steel without coal. Vast imports of hydrogen will be necessary if Europe and Germany want to reduce CO 2 emissions and become climate-neutral by 2050, while maintaining its strong industrial backbone.

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

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Hermosa Beach Mayor, Michael DiVirgilio, speaking on behalf of 350 at the International Day of Climate Action last October. Now is the time to use the stimulus, grant and foundation money available to those who lead before the map is even drawn. Now is also the time to act because we are standing at another threshold, the threshold of climate-change tipping points that may diminish the future prospects and possibilities for young and old alike.&#.

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Why we’re launching our EV Climate Loan during the COVID recession

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We’ve learned a lot from talking with hundreds of customers during a pandemic: – “Electric cars are too expensive.” – “Gas prices are going to kill electric car sales.” – “Don’t expect a green stimulus as long as Trump is President.”.

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Report: total investment of $8.1T in nature required over next 3 decades; tripling current investments needed by 2030

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trillion in nature is required over the next three decades to successfully tackle the climate, biodiversity, and land degradation crises, according to the State of Finance for Nature report released by the World Economic Forum, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Economics of Land Degradation (ELD) Initiative hosted by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in collaboration with Vivid Economics. of projected economic stimulus spending.

LSE report calls for global investment of an additional $3T each year to drive economic recovery and transformation

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The world should invest at least $3 trillion more every year in sustainable infrastructure and nature to drive the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and the transition to a zero-emissions and climate-resilient global economy over the next decade, according to a new report that was requested by the UK Prime Minister ahead of the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall.

Greenius Is Fired Up Over Obama’s Green Economic Recovery Bill!

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President Obama Steps Up To Save The Economy & The Climate While Republicans No Longer Relevant. Fortunately for all of us, climate change guru, Joe Romm of Climate Progress, has already done the heavy lifting and outlined just how green and positive this new bill is. And if all of this wasn’t enough to change the course of our current headlong drive to climate catastrophe this bill wasn’t the only landmark green acheivement by the Obama Administration today.

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European automotive sector calls for vehicle renewal incentives to kickstart economic recovery after COVID-19; 25-point action plan

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Such schemes should be enhanced by scrapping premiums, and should take into account society’s climate ambitions and resource-efficiency objectives in concert with the economic impact. Demand stimulus will boost the utilization of our manufacturing capacity, safeguarding jobs and investments. Ensure an ambitious Horizon Europe budget to support climate-neutral road transport system.

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The Summit On Clean Tech Law & The New Energy Policy

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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. Stimulus Package allocated for renewables? My friend, attorney Leslie Williams, of Shaub and Williams , has been busy for the past few months putting together a big Renewable Energy Law Summit at the Southwestern Law School in L.A.

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Superstars of AB 811 Rock Palm Desert @ EcoMotion Conference

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Ann Livingston is the Sustainability Coordinator of the county and the woman in charge of their Climate Smart program. They’re already seeing tangible impacts from climate change in Boulder County and the need to cut emissions and use more renewable energy is taken seriously. And she won high praise for the Climate Smart program’s practice of requiring participants to sign a utility bill release so their utility bill’s can be tracked to judge effectiveness.

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

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The treasure chest was cleverly disguised in the form of Federal stimulus money from the ARRA, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. As the Greenius learned in early June, when I was at the EcoMotion Palm Desert AB 811 conference, programs like the Greenius’ favorite, AB 811, were tailor-made to score great big bagfuls of bucks from this stimulus. So is the $500 million in Green Jobs funding that’s also part of the ARRA stimulus package.

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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I bring a passion that’s driven by my sense of urgency over our climate change crisis. SBESC's Marilyn Lyon talks about Federal Stimulus Funding / photo (c) Debra Bushweit Galliani. We also learned from Marilyn Lyon that Federal Stimulus money will be coming L.A. No offense, and I wish we had luxury of time to wait on you and be patient, but from the climate change data I’m reviewing daily we’re already well past that point.

2009 163

EIA Estimates 2.1% Growth in Fossil Fuel CO2 Emissions in US in 2010; Still Below 1999-2008 Levels

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This summer, the stimulus to demand from the continuing modest economic recovery is constrained by the projected $0.48-per-gallon average increase in gasoline prices over last summer. Tags: Climate Change Emissions Fuels Oil Projected US CO 2 growth from fossil fuels. Source: EIA. Click to enlarge.

2010 167

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. Somehow when they look in the mirror they don’t see the people who are the most responsible for the climate crisis we are now in, but the rest of us see them for who they really are.

2009 163

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

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And when it comes to a sense of urgency on climate change, well lets just say I saw no physical sign that Ted is out of his coma yet. is using federal stimulus money to kick-start their program and they’re going to be rolling out a large program countywide. AB 920 + AB 811 = Solar Powered Electric Cars & PV Powered Charging Stations. I used to get frustrated with people when they couldn’t grok what was so blatantly obvious to me.

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DOE awards more than $145M for advanced solar technologies under SunShot Initiative

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The announcement of the new awards comes a day after high-profile solar company Solyndra, which had received a $535-million Federal loan guarantee under the Obama Administration’s stimulus program, ceased operations, laid off its 1,110 workers and filed for bankruptcy. And is President Obama using stimulus funds to reward his political contributors?

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The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

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While Exxon continues to spend millions of dollars every single day to defeat climate legislation and desperately avoid having to pay for the damage and destruction their product is responsible for, the souls they’ve bought and paid for in Congress continue to deny the reality of global warming. They’re the same people who had no problem flushing a trillion dollars down the Iraq weapons of mass destruction stimulus for the evil and wealthy.

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Oil sands growth to push Canadian crude production to about 4.7M bpd in 2025, up 67% from 2010; in situ production takes lead in 2016

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While the economic downturn in 2009 saw many oil sands projects deferred, an improved investment climate, more robust commodity prices and market demand for Canadian crude provided the stimulus for several projects to return to active development in 2010. Canadian oil sands & conventional production. Source: CAPP. Click to enlarge. Oil sands growth will drive Canadian crude oil production to about 4.7 million barrels per day by 2025 from 2.8

ECOtality to Provide Blink EV Charging Stations at Select US Best Buy Stores

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Based on the results of ECOtality’s EV Micro-Climate process in the pilot regions, the deployment of these charging systems will take into consideration geographic location, distance to major interstates and transportation routes, distance to other EV Project charging facilities and population density in making its decisions. The project is funded by the US Department of Energy through a federal stimulus grant of $114.8 ECOtality, Inc.

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Worldwatch Institute report finds global energy intensity increased in 2010 for second year in a row

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—Alexander Ochs, director of Worldwatch’s Climate & Energy program. One reason for this shortfall is that more than half of China’s 4 trillion RMB (630 billion USD) stimulus plan was invested in infrastructure development, which drove up energy consumption. Global energy intensity, 1981-2010. Click to enlarge.

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Chipping away at the ICE

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Most folks don’t care about air quality, and roll their eyes if you even hint at climate change. In two of the counties, I am often asked if I’m part of “that climate group.” Climate groups focus on overall sustainability.

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Underwriters Laboratories Named Exclusive Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory for The EV Project

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The EV Project began in October 2009 when ECOtality’s eTec was awarded a federal stimulus grant of nearly $100 million from the DOE, and will deploy 4,700 Nissan LEAF EVs for the three-year study. The EV Project will collect data that will allow project partners to analyze vehicle use in diverse topographic and climatic conditions, evaluate the effectiveness of charge infrastructure, and test revenue systems for commercial and public charge infrastructure.

2010 167

World Economic Forum Report: US$515 Billion Per Year Needed in Green Investments

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The report’s authors, Max von Bismarck and Anuradha Gurung from the World Economic Forum, and Chris Greenwood and Michael Liebreich from New Energy Finance, argue that “ enormous investment in energy infrastructure is required to address the twin threats of energy insecurity and climate change. They warn against complacency in the UN climate talks, due to conclude in December in Copenhagen to replace the Kyoto Protocol.

2009 150

Report from the REFF-Wall Street; Themes in Renewable Energy Finance

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The stimulus package is designed to address the recession and in the short term people were anxiously awaiting two key components of the plan: clarification on the details behind “ grants in lieu of tax credits ” and awards of loan guarantees by the DOE from section 1705. As another panelist pointed out, “ The New York Times is well-equipped to write the article about how Stimulus Funds have been wasted ”. Post-Stimulus. Will climate legislation provide funds? ”.

Can Electric Vehicles Speed Up As The Economy Slows Down?

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Europe – The European Union has shown no signs of delaying its 2020/2021 95g CO2 target for passenger vehicles and plans to stay on course to become a climate-neutral economy by 2050.

Research Suggests Renewables Could Generate 40% of Global Power by 2050

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Renewable energy technologies could generate 40% of the world’s electricity by 2050, according to research presented at the International Scientific Congress “Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges & Decisions”. According to Professor Peter Lund from the Advanced Energy Systems of the Helsinki University of Technology (TKK) in Finland, who presented the research ahead of the congress “Renewable Energies: How Far Can They Take Us?”,

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Renewable Energy Generation: Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy, a lesson exported from Detroit

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Fifty years later, the USA is faced with a similar challenge, energy independency and climatic change. The automotive industry is living proof that private companies will rarely change their behaviors without a significant stimulus to that change, and furthermore one that needs to be mandated. Without the CAFE standard and stimulus monies to promote green vehicle tech, the industry would not be headed toward a greener horizon. Perspective by The Townsend Company.

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Pike Research forecasts global biofuels market value to double to $185B by 2021

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Motivated by growing concerns related to energy security, climate change, and economic stagnation, at least 38 national governments throughout the world have enacted blending mandates or targets to accelerate the expansion of biofuels production and consumption in the transportation sector. Governments are expected to retreat from stimulus investment highs, shifting financing.

2011 191

GM: Let's Hash Out Open Plug-In Car Standards

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Email « Daily Sprout GE Looking to Tap $2 Trillion of Stimulus Spending » Leave a reply Name (required) Email (required, will not be published) Website Notify me of follow-up comments via email. Now, with a national renewable portfolio standard in the works, chip and solar equipment maker Applied Ma… House Dems Unveil Climate Plan: Carbon Cuts, National RPS and More $$$ GigaNET Posts Where In the World Is Open Source Software?

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Smart Meters and Electric Cars

Revenge of the Electric Car

The economic stimulus package currently before Congress could include incentives for both buyers of electric vehicles and electric vehicle battery manufacturers. Energy security, the politics and marketing of oil and concerns about climate change are creating an unprecedented global push toward electric vehicles. This is a well written story in the Pasadena Star News about how the utilities are gearing up for the coming plug-in vehicles.

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Coming Soon – The Electric City

Revenge of the Electric Car

Under last year’s stimulus package, nearly $200 million will support Nissan’s introduction of the Leaf by permitting the installation of 13,000 charging stations around cities in Oregon, Washington, California, Arizona and Tennessee in the next year or so. The Energy Department says electric cars produce less of the emissions linked to climate change than traditional vehicles, though how much less depends on the source of power on the local electricity grid.

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The Solangelist’s Vision Shines Brighter

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Seems like a perfect use for some stimulus money, don’t it? I love AB32 and the necessary slap in the face it brings my fellow California citizens who may not have been paying attention to the climate situation. The Greenius Plan To Spread Rooftop Solar Faster Then The Common Cold. If you’ve followed The Adventures of the Solagnelist thus far you know that I am seriously jonesing to generate all my electricity from my own rooftop solar power.

2009 163

Major study concludes achieving EU 2050 transport decarbonization goals will require portfolio of advanced powertrains; fuel cells, battery-electric and plug-in hybrids

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Non-governmental organizations : European Climate Foundation. The emerging FCEV market (2010-20) requires close value chain synchronization and external stimulus in order to overcome the first-mover risk of building hydrogen retail infrastructure. The study focused on a portfolio of powertrains: BEVs, FCEVs, PHEVs and ICEs, taking into account significant advances in ICE technology between now and 2020. Click to enlarge.

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Nissan plans to start selling electric car in Seattle next year

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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 You bet, says SETI pioneer · Grant money in jeopardy as Sims rejects cities proposal · King County deaths more AP LOCAL HEADLINES · First stimulus highway project starts in Wash. ·

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Can green cars solve automotive crisis? The Green Piece

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Late last week it raised its full-year profit forecast on the hope that green stimulus efforts around the world will push consumers to offload older vehicles in favour of newer, more eco-friendly alternatives. Perhaps the most promising sign for the major car manufacturers in the current climate is that there is serious backing for green cars to succeed. Since the onset of the global economic crisis most of us have been cutting back to save cash wherever we can.

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