Polluting Posers With Pickup Trucks Make Greedy Carmakers Rich And Don’t See The Fossil Free Future Coming #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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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. However, as the EPA is getting ready to relax the future vehicle fuel economy standards , the time is right to consider whether, under the current administration, this agency’s mission is, in fact, being carried out. Opinion by Michael Sivak.

2018 74

Experts view on future transportation fuels

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Since internal combustion engines will remain the primary mode of choice for mobility in the foreseeable future, both alternative (renewable) fuels and high-performance combustion concepts/ engines using fuels adapted for that purpose will be preferred for reducing the combustion impact on climate change. Government involvement, to enable financially the sound assessment of the future fuel options, investments, and to understand policy implications, is essential.

2018 83

Light Up Your Future At The Manhattan Beach Pier 8pm Saturday March 29

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When the Pier’s electric lights are turned off for Earth Hour at 8:30 pm, the power of the people will Light Up Your Future with the 500 free LED candles being distributed. Be there and be part of the kickoff to a brighter, cleaner more prosperous future starting right here, right now.

2014 141

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 83

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

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Even if the world is successful in cutting carbon emissions in the future, California needs to start preparing for rising sea levels, hotter weather and other effects of climate change, a new state report recommends. Tags: environment

2009 151

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 246

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, in the face of the advanced and future technology R&D field, Suzuki is increasingly feeling a sense of uncertainty.

2016 75

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 204

NASA, Uber to explore safety, efficiency of future urban airspace

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earlier post ), further to explore concepts and technologies related to urban air mobility (UAM) to ensure a safe and efficient system for future air transportation in populated areas. NASA has signed a second space act agreement with Uber Technologies, Inc.

2018 78

Electric Pedicabs - future for London's transport

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The truth is that these pedicabs didn't do any harm to the environment. London belongs to one of the largest cities in the world. It's transport also belongs to the one of the most developed. London's undergrounds is one of the most developed in the world but also one of the oldest in the world counting over a 100 years. There is also an excellent network of overground trains and if we think of it all of these are powered by massive electric drives.

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

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More future Volkswagen Group vehicles will offer technologies that seamlessly integrate mobile apps and enable connected navigation with real-time map images and updates.

2014 95

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

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Although not yet a market force, cellulosic biofuels are routinely factored into future climate mitigation scenarios because of their potential to both displace petroleum use and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. They say that understanding how best to integrate benefits and tradeoffs will be key to the future success of cellulosic biofuels. Tiedje (2017) “Cellulosic biofuel contributions to a sustainable energy future: Choices and outcomes” Science Vol.

2017 60

E&B Oil Propaganda Goes Up in Flames, Burning Climate Wrecking, Oil-loving Sellouts & Sycophants

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If you hate Hermosa Beach, its children, its history and its future then you’ll love the Barbarians’ plans to turn Hermosa into Bakersfield. Filed under: environment Tagged: climate wrecking oil loving sellouts & sycophants.

2015 172

Rapid Ecosystem Changes in Arctic Associated with Climate Change May Foreshadow Global Environment of the Future

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At many levels, the changes impact the ecosystem services that the environment provides for people; the effects extend to the adequacy of natural resources, food production, climate temperature, and result in changes to the landscape. The rapid recent climate change in the Arctic has “ severely perturbed ” Arctic ecosystems and the trophic relationships that structure them, according to a paper published 11 September in the journal Science by an international team of 25 scientists.

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. —“Don’t Pollute My Future”. The report, Don’t pollute my future! 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. In 2015, 5.9 million children under age five died.

2017 67

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

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.

Environment Canada/MECA team assesses black carbon emissions in GDI engine exhaust; evaluation of prototype gasoline particulate filter

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Black carbon has a negative impact on the environment and on human health. For their study, the Environment Canada/MECA team used two midsize sedans and two compact vehicles. BC mass emissions for all four GDI and PFI vehicles over the three different driving patterns.

2014 100

DOT to award almost $9M to keep Ann Arbor connected vehicle R&D environment going for another 3 years

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a grants notice ( DTFH6114RA00002 ) for the award of $8,991,669 (as a 50% cost-share) to maintain for an additional three years the unique connected vehicle research and testing environment the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI) developed in Ann Arbor under the Safety Pilot. DOT has opened up this data-rich environment to industry for use in testing their own devices and applications.

2014 77

Survey finds big shift in UK buyers’ attitude to diesel; more concern over running costs than environment

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With engine performance and good fuel consumption being rated as the two most important factors for car buyers, the shift from diesel to gasoline is more about running costs than concerns about the environment, following the diesel emissions scandal last year. More than 84% of car buyers surveyed are also worried about possible legislation changes that may affect the cost of ownership of diesel cars in the future, such as the retail price, fuel duty and vehicle road tax.

2016 60

Ford poll finds Europeans want freedom of car ownership, but worry about traffic, cost of driving, environment

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A new Ford Motor Company-sponsored poll of 6,000 people across Europe found that most Europeans remain committed to car ownership, but have growing concerns about traffic congestion, the cost of driving and the environment. Ford commissioned the survey, conducted by the consultancy The Futures Company, to better understand the opinions and attitudes of Europeans across a range of mobility issues—from car sharing to green driving to the future of the internal combustion engine.

2012 101

Obama Administration releases National Bioeconomy Blueprint; health, food, energy and environment

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The White House today released a national Bioeconomy Blueprint , a comprehensive approach to harnessing innovations in biological research to address national challenges in health, food, energy, and the environment. The objectives are: Support R&D investments that will provide the foundation for the future US bioeconomy. Improved regulatory processes will help rapidly and safely achieve the promise of the future bioeconomy.

Hermosa Beach Sees The Light

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The people in this building work to destroy the climate, pollute the air and ruin the future for our children and their children. environment climate change dirty fossil fuels E&B climate wreckers Hermosa Beach Keep Hermosa Hermosa Stop Hermosa Beach Oil Voet No on O

2015 185

What’s In It For Me?

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There is no doubt that my fate is to be part of the first generation in American history to leave behind a future radically worse than the one that was gifted to us.

2015 246

Labour's £5,000 sweetener to launch electric car revolution | Environment | The Guardian

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DOT issues discussion document on principles for a connected vehicle environment; safety as top priority

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The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has issued a discussion document expressing a set of working principles intended to guide DOT’s research, demonstration and implementation activities related to a connected vehicle environment. The principles, which are subject to change in the future as the program progresses, include: Safety.

Federal Highway Administration to award up to $2M for assistance in setting up certification environment for connected vehicles

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The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a request for applications ( RFA DTFH6114RA00014 ) for assistance in establishing a future certification environment for connected vehicle devices and applications. DOT currently is assessing applications that realize the full potential of connected vehicles, travelers and infrastructure both to enhance current operational practices and to transform future surface transportation systems.

2014 75

Are electric cars bad for the environment? The Green Piece

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Once the embodiment of a seemingly far-fetched future, electric cars are on the brink of becoming a mainstream reality. However, as their turn in the spotlight moves closer, questions continue to surround their impact on the environment. Tuesday 22 June 2010. The Green Piece Column. Arguably the main reason electric cars have gained momentum in recent years [.].

Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

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This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, representing the 66th District in California explains as State Controller, John Chiang listens at the Lunquist Mansion on the Palos Verdes Peninsula during a recent fundraiser (photo by Joe Galliani).

2014 263

A Few Words on Eco Terrorists, Cowards and Courage

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These are the people who in the face of science that says we must transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy or destroy the futures of our children and all who come after them, still want to drill for oil that should never be burned.

2014 229

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

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I have always opposed oil drilling along our precious coastline and if the voters in the City of Hermosa do too, then we should do everything in our power to prevent drilling and future litigation.

2014 238

Renault 2010 Environment Workshop, Part 1: Combustion Engine Technology and Product Plans

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Renault held a “2010 Environment Workshop” last week to showcase its progress across its range of vehicles’ full lifecycle through the Renault eco² program. The future 1.6

2010 100

Wendy Greuel Our Best Bet To Get To 100% Renewable Energy In Time

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I need someone who can break the current logjam with the unions like the AFL-CIO and IBEW and get them on board to organize and build the clean energy fossil free future that they will profit from and their children will get the chance to survive in.

2014 233

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

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Jose is a fellow professional environmentalist and back in September we were meeting about the March 3 election in six months and the dangers to our local environment if E&B oil company were to win. The Rabbi called and left voicemails urging me to call her back. She texted too.

2015 215

Hot Tub Time Machine WayBack Wednesday – Reposted Word-for-Word from June 25 of 2008

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If you’re feeling the impact of today’s $5 a gallon gas and rising food prices and worried about the dropping equity in your home then wait till you see what’s coming in your immediate future. environment 350.org 350ppm Bill McKibben climate change Dr. James Hansen

2008 200

Thankful To Be Home — And ALIVE!

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We know who you are and what you keep saying about our parents trashing our future and –” “– and none of them are listening or doing f**k about it,” another interrupted! “We’re talking about no more b t fairytale about our future.

2013 241

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

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Every one of those companies’ financial futures depends on that 5,795 gigatons of carbon being turned into greenhouse gas emissions that will literally cook the planet past the point of human habitation.

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BMW Group and IBM collaborate on research on future driver assistance systems; IBM Watson IoT

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IBM and BMW Group researchers are collaborating to explore the role of Watson cognitive computing in personalizing the driving experience and creating more intuitive driver support systems for cars of the future.

2016 98

Chinese Government think tank calls for refocusing auto industry on environment-friendly and energy-saving targets

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Liu Shijin, deputy director of the Development Research Center of the State Council, one of China’s top government think tanks, told a forum that the government should shift its guidance to automakers from mere pursuit of output capacity to environment-friendly and energy-saving targets. Xinhua.

Neste Oil and Finnish Environment Institute to begin joint algae research; focus on NExBTL renewable diesel

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Neste Oil is expanding its algae research ( earlier post ) with the launch of a joint algae research program with the Marine Research Centre at Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE). The program is part of Neste Oil’s efforts aimed at using algae oil as a raw material for producing NExBTL renewable diesel in the future.

Competition: Young people share their visions of the future

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The winner of the European Environment Agency (EEA) competition has been revealed. The Agency asked young people across Europe to submit a short video with their idea of a sustainable future as part of the ‘Generation ‘92 video competition’. Green credentials competition European Environment AgencyEvery Problem Has a Solution video The inspirational winning video called ‘Every Problem Has a Solution’ [.].

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Solar Roads: Is The Future Of Energy Under Our Feet?

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Whatever the future energy mix, it''s becoming apparent that coal and gas are both hugely consumptive and not entirely great for the environment--even if they provide large swathes of the world with their energy. Renewable energies like solar, wind and hydro on the other hand supply only a small proportion of the world''s population, yet they''re

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