The Environmental Protection Agency is not sufficiently protecting the environment

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The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and the environment. There are two ways by which we can evaluate that question: the degree to which the agency is successful in defending its share of the limited budget pie against the demands of other well-deserving federal agencies, and the degree to which its rulemaking actions to protect human health and the environment build upon the actions taken by previous administrations.

2018 77

Ladies & Gentlemen, Joe Galliani Has Left The Building.

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2017 130

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#YearOfJoe Has Begun!

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2017 130

DOE to issue $3M FOA for High-Performance Computing for Materials; focus on severe, complex environments

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Through this initial solicitation, DOE aims to demonstrate the benefit of HPC in investigating, improving and scaling up methods to accelerate development and deployment of materials that perform well in severe and complex energy application environments.

2018 111

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

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Every day our EcoMedia projects cut carbon emissions, cut energy use, help educate and improve the environment. The latest news on global warming could not be worse.

German Environment Agency study finds NO2 concentrations have serious impact on health

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Outdoor air concentrations of nitrogen dioxide (NO 2 ) in Germany have a serious impact on health, according to a new study published by the German Environment Agency (Umwelt Bundesamt, UBA). It gathers data concerning the state of the environment, investigates the relevant interrelationships and makes projections—and then, based on these findings, provides federal bodies such as the Ministry of the Environment with policy advice.

2018 60

Euro Parliament Environment Committee votes for tightened air pollution targets

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The Environment Committee (ENVI) of the European Parliament tightened up a European Commission proposal and called for more ambitious national caps on emissions of six main pollutants in order to cut emissions by 70% across the EU and save €40 billion (US$44 billion) in air pollution costs by 2030. In order to ensure progress towards the goals set for 2030, the environment committee suggests that midpoint emissions targets for 2025 be added to the legislation.

2015 71

DOE launches new high performance computing initiative to develop materials for severe environments: HPC4Mtls

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a new high-performance computing (HPC) initiative to help US industry accelerate the development of new or improved materials for use in severe environments. The program aims to enable a step change in the cost, development time, and performance of materials in severe environments and save millions of dollars in fuel and maintenance across sectors.

2017 60

Greenius Wins The SEED Award for Environmental Outreach & Education

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Greenius Wins The SEED Award for Environmental Outreach & Education

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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. However, as the surrounding environment is changing drastically, we need to have capability to respond to changes in order to survive.

2016 78

Ford launches 10-year project to transform Dearborn campus; sustainability in the built environment; Living Building Challenge

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The transformation will integrate sustainability and innovation throughout the built environment, including a new Sustainability Showcase building on the product campus, which will aim to meet Living Building Challenge standards, the highest level of sustainability certification today.

2016 78

Even top German minister for environment prefers Tesla

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Government officials in Germany seeking to express national pride in their choice of vehicle have no shortage of options. The established German luxury brands offer many models that frequently serve in the capacity of official vehicle for an elected official. Indeed, given Germany's considerable investment in its auto industry, using a German car. Europe Germany Tesla Motors plug-in cars

U Michigan opens Mcity test environment for connected and automated vehicle technologies

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The University of Michigan has opened Mcity, the first large controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars.

2015 83

EEA finds only mixed progress for Europe’s transport sector in meeting environment, climate goals; GHG emissions up 25% since 1990

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The EEA Briefing “ Transport and Environment Reporting Mechanism (TERM)” gives the annual progress assessment based on a series of indicators which track the progress of the transport sector in meeting related policy targets and objectives.

2017 78

GLBRC research review concludes cellulosic biofuels can benefit the environment if managed correctly

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Cellulosic biofuels could provide an environmentally sustainable way of meeting energy needs—but with a few important caveats, according to a new review of research by a team from the US Department of Energy-funded Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). Their paper is published in the journal Science.

2017 60

Bizarre Swedish study claims electric cars are worse for the environment

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Electric vehicles shouldn't be considered all-out carbon footprint saviors, but they can legitimately be viewed as the great minimizers. The benefits of electric vehicles over those with internal-combustion engines are vast, but a strange new study is making rounds that claims electric cars are worse for climate-change emissions. The study. Carbon Footprint Study plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 82

UN Environment report says national GHG pledges only bring one-third of reductions needed for Paris Agreement

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The eighth edition of UN Environment’s Emissions Gap report, released ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, finds that national pledges only bring approximately one-third of the reduction in emissions required by 2030 to meet climate targets, with private sector and sub-national action not increasing at a rate that would help close this gap. The 1 Gigaton Coalition is supported by UN Environment and the Norwegian Government.

2017 60

WHO attributes more than 1 in 4 deaths annually of children under 5 years to unhealthy environment

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Most of these diseases and conditions are at least partially caused by the environment, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports. The impact of the environment on children’s health , provides a comprehensive overview of the environment’s impact on children’s health, illustrating the scale of the challenge. 200,000 children under 5 years die from unintentional injuries attributable to the environment, such as poisoning, falls, and drowning. In 2015, 5.9

2017 68

Big oil firms fear Trump rules rollback: not for environment but for PR

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But while the Trump administration has moved swiftly to create a more friendly regulatory environment for big oil, some executives have urged a slowdown behind the scenes. Efforts to loosen regulations on the oil industry now underway have met with public approval from fossil-fuel companies. That's not for environmental reasons, but due to worries. oil oil well regulation fossil fuels Donald Trump

2017 58

This Is Why You Don’t Take Money From Oil Companies For Your Schools

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You can fool yourself if you want to, but you can’t fool your kids, because in the end they will know their school, or that nonprofit pretending to be teaching kids about the environment, sold them out.

2015 202

Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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Real leadership is coming from The Carson Coalition and Communities for a Better Environment and from all the Bernie Sanders for President supporters. I’ve lived in my house in Torrance, California for 23 years now. Been in L.A.

2016 190

Volvo joins Environment Protection UK

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Swedish car maker Volvo has become a member of Environment Protection UK (EPUK) as the latest part of its Emissions Equality campaign, which aims to provide greater transparency on a vehicle’s total emissions and not just CO2. Environment Protection UK is one of the oldest and most respected charities in this field and, like Volvo, [.]. Tags: Volvo emission equality environment EPuk

World Environment Day: What will you change?

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It’s World Environment Day (WED) today (June 5), and over 100 countries are expected to get involved in the celebrations. Established by the United Nations, WED is designed to encourage worldwide awareness and action for the environment.

Men Are The Problem. Women Are The Solution

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Whether it’s health, safety, equity, environment, education, justice, foreign relations, poverty, transportation, homelessness, violence – I could go on and on mansplaining it to you, but half the population understood this whole proposition when they read the headline of this piece.

2017 161

A Well Earned, Guilt Free #YearOfJoe

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Filed under: environment. environmentLadies and gentlemen your friendly neighborhood Greenius has hit the wall. I am dog tired. And I’m cranky – angry even – I’ve got no patience left.

2017 207

Audi displays new AI project at NIPS: mono camera with semantic segmenting and depth estimates creates precise 3D model of environment

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A project team from the Audi subsidiary Audi Electronics Venture (AEV) developed a mono camera that uses artificial intelligence to generate an extremely precise 3D model of the environment. This combination of semantic segmenting and estimates of depth produces a precise 3D model of the actual environment. The AI learns to independently generate a model of the environment from camera data and to steer the car.

2017 60

Support President Trump By Ignoring Fake News About the Sun!

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Filed under: environment. environmentTrump patriots! Do NOT let the fake news keep you from seeing how GREAT we can make America again by staring directly at the sun on Monday! Don’t let liberals scare you with the hoax about it blinding you.

2017 130

New safety test environment for high-speed flywheels for energy storage systems; new high-speed imaging techniques

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2015 83

U Toronto study measures GDI emissions in urban near-road environment

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A study of emissions from gasoline direct injection (GDI) vehicles in an urban near-road environment in Toronto over a wide range of weather conditions (February 2014 to January 2015) found that—other than for NO x and CO—the GDI engines had elevated emissions compared to the Toronto fleet. Hence, GDI PM mass loadings and chemical composition may vary depending on the measurement environment or exhaust conditioning.

2016 60

Protected: Here Lies Hermosa Beach – Truth Takes a Holiday In The City’s Massive Honesty FAIL

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Filed under: citizen volunteer , Community Activists , election , environment , fossil fuels , greenwashing Tagged: Carolyn Petty , Chief Pappas , Chris Miller , Hermosa Beach , Joe Galliani , Keep Hermosa Hermosa , Ken Hartley , liars , Measure O , Rabbi. This post is password protected.

2015 207

Hybrids perform best in urban environments

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The fuel economy advantage of running a hybrid car over a diesel vehicle is often ‘an illusion’ according to new assessment by Emissions Analytics. Analysing the fuel economy performance of over 30 hybrids in the UK and US, the firm compared their performance to efficient diesel models. Using dat[.].

Volkswagen Group ERL working on more intuitive communications between driver, car and environment

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2014 78

Argonne researchers developing multifunctional farm landscapes balancing economy, bioenergy and environment

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In collaboration with the farming community of the Indian Creek Watershed in central Illinois, researchers from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) are finding ways to meet three agrarian land management objectives simultaneously: maximizing a farmer’s production; growing feedstock for bioenergy; and protecting the environment. These sections of land are doubly taxing—unprofitable for the farmer and damaging to the environment.

2015 64

The Tom Steyer I Know

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Filed under: Community Activists , environment Tagged: breakfree LA , Diane Feinstein , Donald Trump , impeachment , Nancy Polosi , Next Gen Climate , Stand LA , Tom Steyer , urban oil drilling. Of all the billionaires I know, Tom Steyer is my favorite.

2017 163

Do electric vehicle batteries harm the environment?

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Electric vehicles may be seen as a strong environmental solution, but what if their batteries have a negative effect on the environment? Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries do batteries harm the environment electric vehicle batteries electric vehicles Environmental Science and Technology Swiss Federal Laboratories Well, a team from Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology decided to put this to the test.

Gallup poll finds Americans split on energy vs. environment trade-off

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These results are based on Gallup’s annual Environment poll, conducted 8-11 March. Independents’ views are closer to those of Democrats, with 49% prioritizing the environment and 41% energy production.

Greenius Chairing New South Bay 350 Climate Action Group

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Study finds automobile tires are a potential source of carcinogenic dibenzopyrenes to the environment

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A new study by researchers from Stockholm University concludes that automobile tires may be a potential previously unknown source of carcinogenic dibenzopyrenes—a type of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)—to the environment. PAHs primarily occur in complex mixtures; many are classified as carcinogenic/mutagenic environmental toxins with the potential to cause negative long-term effects both in humans and in the aquatic environment.

Ricardo HyBoost project wins IMechE environment prize

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A project to develop a super-efficient hybrid drivetrain has been awarded the Prize for the Environment from the automobile division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).