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. The Audi global network encompasses not only research institutes, but also companies from hotspots in California’s Silicon Valley, Europe and Israel. Following the conference, there are workshops which provide a less formal setting.

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Toyota sponsors Milken Institute Global Conference, advocates for fuel cell vehicles

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Toyota used the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles—which it sponsored, becoming the first automaker to do so—as a platform to argue for fuel cell vehicles and the opportunities they represent. The Milken Institute Global Conference is the perfect place to bring together energy providers, investors and a broad range of leaders to discuss how we can work together to make this technology a reality.

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Ford holding auto app developer conference; hackathon with LA data

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Ford Motor Company will hold an automotive app developer conference on 8 September as part of the Connected Car Expo taking place at CTIA’s Super Mobility Week at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. The conference will be followed by an overnight hackathon where developers will be provided data generated by Ford vehicles and from the City of Los Angeles to create innovative apps. —John Ellis, Global Technologist and Head of Developer Program for Ford.

German Government hosting international e-mobility conference; Merkel speaking

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The German Federal Government is hosting an international conference on e-mobility, “Electric Mobility Going Global” later this month (27-28 May) in Berlin; Germany’s chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel is scheduled to give a speech on the first conference day. The conference is conducted in cooperation with the National Electric Mobility Platform (NPE). The conference language is German, with simultaneous translation to English.

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Highlights From Our Debut HR Conference: HR Uncubed

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When we designed HR Uncubed, our first muti-day HR conference, we expected pithy advice from our speakers – we just didn’t expect that bit. Julie Grzeda, Global Director, Early Career Talent Pipeline at GE. Arti Ram, Bloomberg’s Global Head of Employer Brand.

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Renault-Nissan Alliance to provide 200 EVs for Paris climate conference

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The Renault-Nissan Alliance will provide a fleet of 200 all-electric vehicles as the official passenger-car provider for the United Nation’s COP21 climate conference in Paris later this year. The goals of the Paris summit are to have a new global climate-change agreement in place by the end of 2015 and to have the Climate Green Fund, established to help developing countries adapt to climate change and reduce emissions, start allocating funds.

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UCLA, UC Davis host world conference on electric vehicles and cities prior to EVS26

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The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation and the UC Davis Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Research Center will host the World Electric Vehicle Cities and Ecosystems Conference on 5 May, just prior to EVS 26. The conference will explore best practices and innovative solutions for the deployment of plug-in electric vehicles in cities throughout the world.

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Greenland Conference Concludes Arctic Climate is Changing Drastically and Rapidly

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The Arctic climate is changing drastically at a rapid pace and the effects will be felt on a global scale. That was the overall conclusion from a scientific conference on climate changes in the Arctic which was held in Nuuk, Greenland last week. The permafrost in Greenland as well as globally is warming and in some areas thawing.

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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).

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Advanced biofuels conference in Singapore to focus on cellulosic and algal produced bioenergy

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Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology and Singapore’s Agency for Science Technology and Research (A*STAR) announced the second Keystone Symposia conference on Biofuels in Singapore from 1-6 March 2011. The scientific organizers of the conference are Professor Stephen P. At this critical time in mapping a new global energy strategy, this symposium will address the potential of cellulosic and algal produced bioenergy as part of a sustainable future for our planet.

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 COP 21 Paris Agreement created a political pathway for global CO 2 mitigation efforts. 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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Global Bioenergies delivering first renewable gasoline sample to Audi

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Global Bioenergies and its partner Audi ( earlier post ) announced that the first batch of renewable gasoline using Global Bioenergies’ fermentative isobutene pathway has been produced. —Marc Delcourt, CEO of Global Bioenergies.

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LowCVP Conference attracts 200 delegates and leading speakers

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Andrew Adonis, making his first public speech since his promotion to Secretary of State for Transport, told delegates at the LowCVP Conference that climate change is an issue which defines this age. Lord Adonis and the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, made the keynote speeches at the Conference which was attended by 200 delegates and which was held alongside the What Car? Feedback following the conference has been very positive. Tags: LowCVP conference

DuPont Automotive Highlights Zytel PLUS and New Laser Welding Materials at SPE Conference

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A new nylon family—DuPont Zytel PLUS—and new materials to enable laser welding techniques were the focus of two DuPont Automotive Performance Polymers talks presented recently at the SPE Automotive Engineering Plastics Conference (AutoEPCON) at the Michigan State University (MSU) Management Education Center in Troy, Mich. Gianluigi Molteni, DuPont Automotive Performance Polymers global powertrain segment manager. Under hood applications for Zytel PLUS. Click to enlarge.

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BIO Conference Highlights Emerging Range of Pathways to Drop-in Renewable Hydrocarbon Fuels

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The following list of companies presenting their pathways to hydrocarbon fuels at the BIO conference is not exhaustive; indeed, other companies at the same conference could take their platforms, which they are currently targeting at the lower-volume, higher-value chemical molecule market, to produce higher-volume, lower value transportation fuels. Global Bioenergies. Global Bioenergies’s pathway involves enzymes carrying out reactions unobserved in nature.

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UOP/Solazyme Neat Renewable Diesel from Algae Oil Powers Vehicle at United Nations Climate Change Conference

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Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has organized a “ Driving the Future ” showcase during the COP 15 climate conference that begins today. UOP, a recognized global leader in process technology to convert petroleum feedstocks to fuels and chemicals, is developing a range of processes to produce green fuels from natural feedstocks.

Monsanto, BASF Scientists Discover Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants

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Monsanto Company and BASF scientists have discovered a naturally-occurring gene that can help corn plants combat drought conditions and confer yield stability during periods of inadequate water supplies. The announcement comes at a time when recent studies, including one by the US National Academy of Sciences, are warning of declining crop yields and global food shortages as a result of climate change.

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Toyota and Net Impact announce 3 finalists of Next Generation Mobility Challenge

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Net Impact , a global community of students and professionals who aspire to be effective drivers of social and environmental change, and Toyota announced the 3 finalists of the Next Generation Mobility Challenge. Conferences and other events Mobility services Urban mobility

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

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Global Bioenergies, IBN-One and Lantmännen Aspen, world market leader in alkylate gasoline for two- and four-stroke small engines, have entered into a partnership on renewable isooctane ( earlier post ) for specialty fuel applications. Lantmännen Aspen will financially contribute to the progress of commercialization of renewable isooctane by a partnership with both Global Bioenergies and IBN-One. —Thomas Buhl, Head of business development at Global Bioenergies.

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Michelin brings back Challenge Bibendum event as Movin’On

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The new Movin’On by Michelin, a global summit for action on the future of mobility, will be held in Montreal, Canada on 13-15 June 2017. Conferences and other eventsAfter a three-year hiatus, Michelin is rebooting the venerable Challenge Bibendum sustainable mobility event. The first Challenge Bibendum took place in 1998 with a course that ran from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris. The event showcased 50 low-emission cars that traveled a total of 600 kilometers (373 miles) in three days.

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Anderman report projects annual global EV and PHEV market to grow four-fold to 1.4M vehicles between 2014 and 2020

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The 2015 xEV Industry Insider Report by Dr. Menahem Anderman, released this week, projects that the combined annual global electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) market will grow fourfold from 350,000 to 1.4 According to the report’s baseline estimate, the global Li-ion xEV business, totaling $4.1 Dr. Anderman is founder and chairman of the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC).

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If You Love the Ocean Consider This… Then Do Something

Creative Greenius

No where else on our planet are the current impacts of global warming being felt more strongly. It’s not just sea level rise that people like me are worried about when it comes to global warming, it’s also ocean acidfication and the oceans inability to absorb anymore carbon.

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Biofuels Industries Form Global Renewable Fuels Alliance

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Companies and organizations from 29 countries representing more than 60% of global biofuels production have formed the Global Renewable Fuels Alliance (GRFA). Announcing the GRFA at the National Ethanol Conference in San Antonio, Spokesperson Bliss Baker said that the Alliance was calling on the World Bank to make investments in developing countries’ biofuels infrastructure a top priority

Global billionaires unite in “Breakthrough energy coalition” to support development of zero-carbon energy

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As the UN climate conference COP21 opened in Paris, Bill Gates announced the formation of the “ Breakthrough energy coalition ”, an investment grouping of global billionaires focused on developing the technologies that will create a new zero-carbon energy mix.

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Audi adds INRIX Park Service to Audi connect services globally

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Audi and INRIX demonstrated the technology today at the Telematics Detroit 2013 conference. Audi is adding INRIX Park—a real-time service providing drivers with continuously updated pricing, hours and availability information for off-street participating parking—for all existing and new Audi connect subscribers. Audi is first automaker to offer INRIX Park worldwide.

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Ohio State team wins EcoCAR2 competition with E85 series-parallel plug-in hybrid Malibu

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—Ken Morris, vice president, global product integrity, General Motors. Conferences and other events Conversions Fuel Efficiency High Octane Fuels Hybrids Plug-ins OSU’s series-parallel PHEV. Click to enlarge. The US Department of Energy and General Motors Co. announced that the Ohio State University (OSU) team was the overall winner of the EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future finals.

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Aviation Summit calls for global framework on emissions reductions

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The 6 th Aviation and Environment Summit , recently held in Geneva, Switzerland, concluded with the adoption of an industry declaration titled “Aviation Benefits Beyond Boundaries,” as a joint message to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, or Rio+20).

2012 60

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

Creative Greenius

I had no other choice once I did The Math and saw what things add up to – and how little time we have left before the global temperature goes past the Game Over limit of 2°C.

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Elon Musk On Climate: Tax Carbon Appropriately, Tesla Founder Says (Video)

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Presentations, conferences, trade shows, and probably thousands of individual meetings are being held among attendees from almost all the countries of the world. Elon Musk global warming climate change Tesla Motors electric vehicles plug-in cars

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Ford developing a strategy to address urban personal mobility globally; a mobility company, not just an auto company

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Ford Motor Company is mapping out a strategy to address the requirements for personal mobility in the context of the megatrend of increasing global urbanization, both in mature economies as well as in emerging markets. Rough map of Ford’s Blueprint for Mobility. Click to enlarge.

DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Program Annual Merit Review Awards

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The award to Jesse Schneider of BMW recognized his outstanding dedication and contributions to the global hydrogen refueling community and the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program. Conferences and other events Fuel Cells Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Hydrogen Storage Standards

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Mitsubishi Motors to Premiere Concept Global Small car at Geneva show

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will give the global premiere of its fuel-efficient Mitsubishi Concept Global Small (show model) vehicle at the 81 st Geneva International Motor Show (1-13 March at the Geneva Palexpo exhibition and conference complex. The Concept Global Small achieves CO 2 emissions in the mid-90g/km range due to: An idling stop mechanism; A 1.0 – 1.2L

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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Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) on Tuesday. Global Warming Study Released – Boston Globe website. 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.

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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Experts predict that by the year 2060 global warming, if left unchecked, could result in a temperature rise of seven degrees Fahrenheit higher than temperatures before the Industrial Revolution when man started widespread use of coal and other fossil fuels. 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.

Renault-Nissan head to TED Global

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The annual TED Global conference kicked off yesterday in Edinburgh, bringing together artists, scientists, economists, philosophers and activists to explore ‘how live can be better lived’. This year’s global conference also welcomes representatives of the Renault-Nissan Alliance who will be on hand to give attendees a rare chance to test drive its latest EV models. [.].

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Global Warming’s Influence on El Niño Still Unknown

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The Panel convened in Australia at the Greenhouse 2009 climate change conference to consider new research that could build an understanding of changes in the behaviour of ENSO. There is an increasing body of evidence pointing to significant changes in Pacific Ocean climate as a consequence of global warming.

2010 60

Letter from Copenhagen

Revenge of the Electric Car

Contrary to some reports, the Copenhagen Climate Conference was a great success. Sure, national leaders failed to sign a meaningful agreement, even after painstaking work by so many national staffs, NGOs (like Global Observatory), and demonstrators. The important success at COP15 was this: millions of human beings were rallying around a central issue for our time: global warming and stemming the stark consequences of an industrialized Earth.

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Protean Electric forms partnerships for global production of in-wheel drive motors

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In-wheel electric drive startup Protean Electric ( earlier post ) has formed relationships with several leading companies in the global auto industry to accelerate its in-wheel electric drive systems to market in high-volume production. Protean Electric Chairman and CEO Bob Purcell made the announcement at a press conference at the SAE 2012 World Congress in Detroit. MAHLE Powertrain, an engineering service provider to the global automotive industry.

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Survey: Sharp Decline in Percentage of Americans Who See Global Warming as a Very Serious Problem

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There has been a sharp decline over the past year in the percentage of Americans who say there is solid evidence that global temperatures are rising—from 71% in 2008 to 57% in 2009. The percentage that sees evidence of global warming is declining.

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IEC publishes two EV charging standards; global consensus on plugs and sockets

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The two IEC International EV Standards reflect a global consensus on the plugs and sockets that are needed to charge EVs. At the EV strategic Round Table organized by the IEC and e8 in Washington DC in January 2011, and more recently at the International Conference on Electromobility Standardization at the Frankfurt Motor Show, global car manufacturers, utilities and suppliers expressed an urgent need for International EV charging Standards, IEC said.