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While Fossil Fools Ignore Climate Crisis EcoMedia Acts Aggressively to Protect Environment

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And last week’s The Planet Under Pressure conference, made up of planet’s top scientific experts on the climate issued an urgent plea for action as we reach the tipping points for runaway global warming from which there will be no reversal or respite.

While Fossil Fools Ignore Climate Crisis EcoMedia Acts Aggressively to Protect Environment

Creative Greenius

And last week’s The Planet Under Pressure conference, made up of planet’s top scientific experts on the climate issued an urgent plea for action as we reach the tipping points for runaway global warming from which there will be no reversal or respite.

GSI/UNEP conference report finds fossil-fuel subsidy reform complex and challenges sobering; ~1% of global GDP spent on fossil-fuel subsidies

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Although momentum behind reforming subsidies for fossil fuels (for both consumers and producers) worldwide has gained significant momentum during the past few years, and although the benefits of subsidy reform seem evident, countries’ experience of reform and the challenges involved are “sobering”, according to a recently published report from a conference convened on the subject last year by the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Overflow crowd at DC plug-in conference

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News of oil by the barrel and gas by the gallon reaching new highs had been dominating TV and print, so it was perhaps not surprising that the Google/Brookings Plug-in Electric Vehicle Conference saw overflow crowds. The benefits to the environment were repeatedly mentioned, and the national security rationale for plug-ins was brought to the fore. One couldn’t help leaving the conference with the excitement of feeling part of an idea whose time has come.

DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Program Annual Merit Review Awards

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His broad base of experience in technical chemistry, large-scale fuel production, and engineering and retail environments has helped guide the assessment of potential hydrogen storage materials and systems for onboard and off-board vehicle requirements as well as the technical assessment of hydrogen delivery technologies. Conferences and other events Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Standards

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Suzuki and Toyota to explore business partnership; environment, safety, and information technology

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In a joint statement, the two companies said that, given the rapid change in the auto industry, the industry is required to work not only on conventional automobile R&D, but also on R&D for advanced and future technologies in the fields including environment, safety, and IT. At the joint news conference held with Daihatsu earlier this year, I said that Toyota is not really good at creating alliances.

I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

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Besides all the damage to Hermosa’s health, environment, safety and quality of life the drilling for oil in their 1.4

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London to phase out diesel buses; all new single deckers for central London to be zero emission

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The Mayor made the announcement at the International Zero Emission Bus Conference and Fuel Cell Bus Workshop ( IFCBW ) at London City Hall, held 30 November and 1 December and hosted by Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE). CTE and Element Energy have begun making plans for the next International Zero Emission Bus Conference to be held in mid-2018.

Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen partner on renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications

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chainsaws and lawn mowers—where the operator, machine and environment benefit from a cleaner fuel quality regarding harmful substances compared to regular gasoline. In this context, Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen have signed an agreement conferring Lantmännen Aspen access rights to renewable isooctane for specialty fuel applications, both from the next-to-come Leuna demo plant and from the future IBN-One commercial plant.

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Renesas Electronics introduces new software packages to improve security and safety of connected cars

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At the same time, the car cockpit environment is poised to evolve to an automotive computing system that integrates multiple systems to provide a more consistent and more advanced user experience. Security software that realizes a secure environment to safely run programs. This includes the runtime self-test system that Renesas announced at the ISSCC 2016 conference.

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Ricardo: achieving light-duty diesel RDE NOx compliance in urban driving is possible, at a price

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The SIA conference was focused on clean compression-ignition engines of the future. Ricardo has previously reported on a simulation environment set up to enable the study of engine and after-treatment technology over RDE cycles, incorporating post-processing with the EMROAD and CLEAR tools.

SwRI to showcase Ranger precision localization technology for automated driving; non-GPS system with 2cm precision

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) will showcase its award-winning Ranger precision localization solution at the AUVSI XPONENTIAL 2016 conference and trade show in New Orleans 2-5 May.

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GFEI report concludes 50% improvement in average fuel economy of entire global light duty fleet by 2050 is achievable; importance of the regulatory and fiscal environments

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According to the report, of key importance is creating a regulatory and fiscal environment that steers manufacturers towards using technology to improve fuel economy rather than enhanced performance and heavier vehicles.

Nissan and Enel to launch major V2G trial in the UK; LEAF and e-NV200

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The announcement follows the signing of a partnership agreement between Nissan and Enel in Paris in December 2015 during the 21 st UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) to trial V2G technology in Europe. Nissan and multinational power company Enel will launch the first major vehicle-to-grid (V2G) trial carried out in the UK. The partners will install and connect 100 V2G units at locations agreed upon by private and fleet owners of the Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 electric van.

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ITF launches global initiative to decarbonize transport

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The International Transport Forum (ITF) at the OECD has launched a major global initiative towards carbon-free transport. Transport activity currently contributes 23% of global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels, with the share expected to rise. The long-term objective of the project is to define a commonly-acceptable pathway to achieve zero transport emissions by around 2050.

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Eaton launches new, more efficient TVS2 supercharger; targeting super-turbo systems

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The announcement came at the 20 th Supercharging Conference in Dresden, Germany. A key application target of the TVS2 product is a Super-Turbo system that requires the supercharger to operate in a high pressure environment located after the turbocharger.

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Hey Ted, Here’s My Card

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And it was my fault for not having a card with me earlier this week when I was part of State Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi’s press conference in Hermosa Beach. .

Toyota to collaborate in research for the creation of H2-based society in the United Arab Emirates

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Utilizing a hydrogen station that is to be built in May 2017, Toyota will conduct a complete range of driving and refueling tests under extreme heat, dust, and other conditions unique to the local environment.

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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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. During the 4 th COP, developed nations began to emphasize the issue of the lack of enabling environments as a barrier to technology transfer. COP15 , United Nations Climate Change Conference Copenhagen 2009. Perspective by Brian J. Donovan, CEO of Renergie, Inc.

Envia Systems hits 400 Wh/kg target with Li-ion cells; could lower Li-ion cost to $180/kWh

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Earlier this month at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference, Kumar presented some of the details around the development of its high energy density cells. Operating environment. -30

Global Bioenergies delivering first renewable gasoline sample to Audi

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The batch will be presented to Audi by Global Bioenergies during a press conference to be held in Pomacle on 21 May. It is the kickoff of a new, large scale, and decentralized industry which respects the environment and will gradually substitute traditional fossil hydrocarbons.

Al’s Bright Idea for Hermosa, Ted’s Tough Stance Against Oil & Why I’m Worried About It Mattering

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Then in a written statement issued by Ted Lieu’s office today he said, “I commend Assemblymember Muratsuchi for his leadership to help minimize the pressure on the city to allow oil drilling along our coast,” said Lieu after today’s press conference. “I

Greenius Talks Climate Change Sense of Urgency with Bill Nye the Science Guy

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In August I covered the Plug-In 2009 Conference in Long Beach for Creative Greenius and provided exclusive photos and commentary. On the final night of the conference, August 13, a public night was held featuring a forum with Bill Nye the Science Guy, Chelsea Sexton and “Who Killed the Electric Car&# Director, Chris Paine.

SAE to hold symposium on impact of shale gas on new vehicle development

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Goals for the conference are to: Gain an understanding of energy policy as it relates to natural gas exploration/CNG. Gain an understanding of the regulatory environment pertaining to natural gas exploration and what it means for the energy and automotive sectors. A new SAE International symposium will explore the impact of the current shale gas boom on the development of new vehicles.

Toyota???s Carter: we???re on the cusp of the automotive hydrogen age

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Morgan Auto Conference in New York, Bob Carter, Toyota Motor Sales (USA) Senior Vice President, Automotive Operations said that the company in spending an average of more than $1 million an hour this year on R&D. So our fuel cell vehicle is not only better for the environment, it may also be more economical to operate than conventional cars. In his talk at the 2014 J.P.

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Greenius on Patch.com: Carbon Neutral City’s Friday Night Secrets Revealed!

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Since then our ad hoc group has gotten together in a nondescript conference room to kick off our weekends with two-to-three hours of exciting reports, discussions, updates and brainstorming. Tags: environment

Greenius on Patch.com: Finding Free Green to Fund the Green Idea City

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I’ve attended conferences across the state , learning the details, and writing about the progress of the first cities and counties to make loans to their citizens, and giving presentations locally to update the South Bay. Tags: environment

Air Canada to operate biofuel flights in support of environmental research on contrails and emissions

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A reduction in the thickness and coverage of contrails produced by the jet engines of aircraft could reduce aviation’s impact on the environment, an important beneficial effect of sustainable biofuel usage in aviation. Air Canada is participating in the Civil Aviation Alternate Fuel Contrail and Emissions Research project ( CAAFCER ), a research project led by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to test the environmental benefits of biofuel use on contrails.

New Toyota/Hino fuel cell bus uses fuel cell system from Mirai

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During the international conferences that will be held during Toyota City’s Toyota World Environment Week (10-18 January), a fuel cell bus will be used as a shuttle between event venues on 15 January and demonstrations of the emergency external power supply system will be conducted from 14-18 January at Toyota Ecoful Town. Toyota fuel cell bus. Click to enlarge. Toyota Motor Corporation and Hino Motors, Ltd. have built a new version of their fuel cell bus.

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Wrightspeed unveils new turbine range extender for medium- and heavy-duty electric powertrains; 30% more efficient than current microturbine generators

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On the other hand, a big rig in an urban environment is just horrible at fuel efficiency, Wright said. As a result, the Route extended range electric powertrain is ideally suited for urban environments. Wrightspeed Inc.,

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Greenius Will Meet With Al Gore To Talk Climate Reality

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I now travel across the country on a regular basis – when I’m not at my desk at our Manhattan Beach office – roll from one conference call to another on my iPhone, and wear a suit and tie to meetings and events. .

Greenius Will Meet With Al Gore To Talk Climate Reality

Creative Greenius

I now travel across the country on a regular basis – when I’m not at my desk at our Manhattan Beach office – roll from one conference call to another on my iPhone, and wear a suit and tie to meetings and events. .

Avoiding Obstacles Safely at High Speed: An Optimal Control Approach for Driving Heavy Autonomous Ground Vehicles Close to their Dynamic Limits

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In this work, the AGV is operated and controlled in what is termed an unstructured environment. However, the environment for these vehicles is structured, i.e. there are generally well-defined lanes and traffic rules exist (both explicit and implicit) that are to be followed. by Paul N.

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Yeah, I Got Your Chevy Volt, Right Here. Day 2 @ Plug-In 2009

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Here’s what the brainiacs at General Motors sent the premier EV car conference on the West Coast. Fortunately there are companies at the Plug-In Conference who exceed expectations and one of them is Coulomb out of Campbell, California.

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Greenius Says The Congresswoman Gets It. Harman Calls Lack of Bold or Binding Agreement to Cap GHG Emissions in Copenhagen, “Stunning.”

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Conference of Mayors Climate Action Agreement to honor or exceed the Kyoto Protocol, and where forward thinking policies have been adopted like Hermosa Beach’s recently passed rooftop wind ordinance.

ABI Research: automotive cellular V2X to challenge IEEE 802.11p/DSRC; spectrum issues loom large

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802.11p (also known as Wireless Access in Vehicular Environment, WAVE) is an approved amendment of 802.11—the —the basis for Wi-Fi—specifically adding access in vehicle environments. Delgrossi (2008) “IEEE 802.11p: Towards an International Standard for Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments,” VTC Spring 2008 - IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Singapore pp.

Smart charging to boost Nissan LEAF development

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The Plug-In 2009 Conference and Exposition in Long Beach, California, was marked with an announcement by GridPoint, a provider of smart grid software, that it will provide its latest generation electric vehicle management software to support the deployment of the Nissan LEAF.

Bill aims to boost natural gas vehicles

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Speaking at a Press conference Menendez highlighted the problems of 2008 as an indicator of the problems that wild fluctuations in oil prices can cause, as well as the obvious problems that pollutants from dirty fuels cause for the environment. Earlier this week, US lawmakers unveiled legislation introducing financial incentives for the use of vehicles fuelled by natural gas.

BREAKING NEWS: US Science Report Proves All Out Effort To Fight Climate Change Needed Right Now Or Everyone Is Screwed. Get It?

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Maybe one of the reasons they all missed the point is the scientists who spoke at the press conference releasing the report were too timid to really tell it like it is. How many of our city councilman watched the press conference Tuesday or have read the report?

The Long View from SAE 2009 World Congress

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Cervero believes that VMT (vehicle miles traveled—the number of miles you drive in your car each year), needs to decrease to have a more sustainable environment and he believes Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is a way to achieve this goal in a way that people can embrace. Masdar is a multi-billion dollar project to create a mile-square city in a desert environment where “ nothing grows ” today. by Bill Cooke.