Overflow crowd at DC plug-in conference

Plugs and Cars

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.

2008 100

Superstars of AB 811 Rock Palm Desert @ EcoMotion Conference

Creative Greenius

But that’s the way it felt to the Creative Greenius as I covered the EcoMotion Palm Desert AB 811 Conference on Friday at the University of California Riverside Graduate Center. Chairman of the AB 811 Conference & my new favorite Republicans.

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Audi sponsors AI conference NIPS 2016, demonstrates how car develops intelligent parking strategies

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Audi is a sponsor this year of the annual Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems ( NIPS ) and is showcasing its expertise at the conference on artificial intelligence for the first time. In this partnership, the two companies combined their expertise to develop a deep learning-based software for environment perception systems. Following the conference, there are workshops which provide a less formal setting.

2016 76

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.

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.

Walt Disney World Resorts Adding Exciting New Group Options

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Meeting planners might not always think of Walt Disney World as a venue for clients with serious business in mind , but the “House the Mouse Built” is continually evolving to offer new options for incentive trips, conferences and other corporate gatherings. “We

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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).

2011 60

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.

2011 78

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

Creative Greenius

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

2014 190

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

2015 65

Hey Ted, Here’s My Card

Creative Greenius

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. .

2014 130

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

Creative Greenius

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

2013 201

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.

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.

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

2010 130

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

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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. .

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. .

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.

2009 139

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

Creative Greenius

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.

2009 130

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

Creative Greenius

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.

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Greenius On The Scene: Plug-In 2009

Creative Greenius

Here’s a few shots from yesterday first full day of the Plug-In 2009 conference in Long Beach, California. Tags: electric cars environment plug-in cars solar power Chris Paine Paul Scott Plug-In America stefano paris Who Killed the Electric Car I’ll be back there today for more Greenius coverage to be published later this week. The Creative Greenius with the new Nissan Leaf flat lithium ion battery.

2009 103

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

Creative Greenius

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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Nissan’s Killer EV App, the Plug-In Car That Puts the Nail in GM’s Coffin

Creative Greenius

Your Creative Greenius will be covering the 2009 Plug-In Conference coming up next week from August 10-13 and I’ll see the Leaf up close and personal and talk to the Nissan people. I have seen the future and it is a new car electric car from Nissan.

2009 132

Greenius Weekend Update

Creative Greenius

Holiday greetings from teetering on the precipice of bankruptcy California, where we’ve had a couple of unnerving earthquakes, a historic election and a disappointing Lakers’ home loss in the NBA Western Conference Finals since last I posted. Tags: environment

2009 132

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

Creative Greenius

Howard’s team is holding a conference on June 24th for city managers throughout the county that I’ll be attending. This Friday, June 12, I’ll be attending the EcoMotion Palm Desert AB 811 Conference specifically to cover it for this Creative Greenius blog.

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Electrified Blondes in Convertibles For Everyone!

Creative Greenius

Another of my favorite people on the Southern California environmental scene is State Senator Fran Pavley who also spoke at the press conference. I’ve heard him speak at the Plug-In conference.

UN calls for us to travel together for Rio+ 20 summit

Green Cars News

As the Rio+20 conference gets underway, the United Nations announce the launch of a new travel initiative as part of its new GreenUp campaign, which launches today. Green credentials environment United NationsThe ‘Let’s Travel Together’ initiative hopes to change the behaviour of travellers and commuters by encouraging car sharing and the use of public transport. In cooperation with SNCF, [.].

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Heidi On The Hot Seat

Creative Greenius

Originally in the industrial design industry, she changed career paths and went back to school to study policy administration with a focus on the environment. All Global Warming Is Local.

2009 136

Cepton unveils next-generation LiDAR for autonomous vehicles

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a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive, industrial and mapping applications, unveiled its Vista LiDAR sensor at the annual NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, with immediate availability for the autonomous vehicle market. Cepton Technologies, Inc. ,

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

Creative Greenius

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.

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France launches new climate plan; Euro 7 lead; targeting ending the sale of vehicles emitting GHGs by 2040

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Nicolas Hulot, France’s new minister responsible for environment and energy, presented the country’s new climate plan at a press conference at the Ministry.

2017 89

Tackle emissions from diesel cars, EU ministers told

Green Cars News

Emissions from diesel vehicles must be cut as part of Europe’s efforts to tackle air pollution, EU environment minister Janez Potocnik told a Brussels conference this week.

2013 55

NVIDIA partners with Bosch for autonomous driving system based on next-generation DRIVE PX Xavier Platform

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Bosch CEO Dr. Volkmar Denner unveiled the collaboration during his keynote address at Bosch Connected World, in Berlin, at Bosch Group’s annual Internet of Things conference. These include running deep neural nets to sense surroundings, understanding the 3D environment, localizing themselves on an HD map, predicting the behavior and position of other objects, as well as computing car dynamics and a safe path forward.

2017 69

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.

2016 114

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.

2016 78

Volkswagen to use Sierra Wireless for next-gen connected vehicles

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These services are enabled through the Legato platform, which provides an application framework and development environment that allows third-party applications to be built and hosted directly on the wireless module. Volkswagen and Sierra Wireless will participate together in the Autonomous Vehicle Conference in Barcelona (Mobile World Congress 2017, Barcelona).

UC Riverside team developing nav system that uses signals of opportunity; support for autonomous vehicles

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Led by Zak Kassas, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering in UCR’s Bourns College of Engineering, the team presented its research at the 2016 Institute of Navigation Global Navigation Satellite System Conference (ION GNSS+), in Portland, Ore.,

2016 107

GM turns to Titan supercomputer for more detailed diesel combustion modeling

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The team presented a paper on their work at the ASME 2017 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference.

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