Global warming threatens global seed bank in Norway's Arctic

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Politicians may argue over the academic merits of global warming theories. A recent report by the Norwegian Center for Climate Services shows that global warming in the Arctic region may pose a very direct threat to human well-being. global warmingBut the arguments are no longer just academic. As with most climate studies, the Climate in Svalbard 2100 report.

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Global Warming 101

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Global warming, its causes and effects, and a little global warming controversy. Eyeroll:

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Global Carbon Project: Global carbon emissions growth slows, but hits record high

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Driven by rising natural gas and oil consumption, levels of CO 2 are expected to hit 37 billion metric tons this year, according to new estimates from the Global Carbon Project (GCP), an initiative led by Stanford University scientist Rob Jackson.

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Global warming emissions hit record level in 2018, IEA reports

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The International Energy Agency reported on Tuesday that global warming emissions reached a record level in 2018, despite efforts in the U.S., global warming carbon dioxideEurope, and China to reduce emissions with more sales of electric cars and cleaner power. Greenhouse gas emissions increased faster in 2018 than during any of the past six years. Worldwide, emissions of.

2019 87

UN global climate report restores hope, lays out roadmap

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A new UN report on global climate change isn't quite as dire as one it issued last October. global warming greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxideThat special report on warming of 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit (1.5 degrees Celsius) showed that the effects of climate change could become catastrophic by 2040, at least 10 years earlier than scientists had predicted. Another report in December by private energy.

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Report: Global CO2 emissions at record levels in 2018

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Global carbon emissions are on the rise, and hit record levels in 2018, after remaining flat in 2016 and experiencing a small gain last year, a new report shows. The report by the Global Carbon Project came out just as world leaders gathered in Poland to discuss the next steps for reducing carbon emissions under the. global warmingBlame China—and India.

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Hawaii responds to global warming threat against Waikiki beach

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Climate scientists have issued frequent warning about the effects of rising sea levels from global warming on cities such as Miami and New York. global warming climate changeBut among the first places in the U.S. that may suffer the effects of climate change could be Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, according to a 2017 report by the Hawaii Climate Commission report, which showed.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013.

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AstraZeneca electrifying global vehicle fleet

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The Climate Group announced that global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca will join its business leadership initiative on electric vehicles, EV100 ( earlier post ); AstraZeneca will switch its 16,000-vehicle fleet to electric by 2030. The company is also a member of The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, in partnership with CDP, where it is committed to sourcing 100% renewable electricity by 2020 in Europe and the US and for its global operations by 2025.

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Chevrolet Menlo EV makes global premiere in China

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The Chevrolet Menlo EV made its global premiere in China at 2019 Chevrolet Gala Night. The Chevrolet Blazer is the brand’s new flagship SUV in its second-largest global market. The Chevrolet Blazer seven-seat mid-large SUV also was shown for the first time in China at the event.

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Effects of Global Warming

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Some places, like Alaska, suffer the effects of global warming more than others.and the rest of the us depend on places like Alaska to keep OUR climate stable

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Nature study shows it's cheaper to reduce global warming than to adapt to it

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One of the main objections that critics of global warming mitigation measures often cite is that they cost too much. global warmingA new study in the journal Nature takes issue with that conclusion. Several studies since 1991 have concluded that it is cheaper to develop new technologies to mitigate climate change than it will be to adapt to it. What those.

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Daimler Trucks establishes global organization for highly automated driving

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Daimler Trucks is establishing the Autonomous Technology Group as a global organization for automated driving, bringing together its worldwide expertise and activities, as of 1 June.

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Nissan Leaf crosses 400,000 cumulative global sales

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With Tesla looming in its rearview mirrors, the little Nissan Leaf is chuffing ahead in the global electric-car sales race. The company that built the original modern electric car announced on Tuesday that it sold its 400,000th copy of the Leaf worldwide, just as the longer-range Leaf Plus version goes on sale to spar with Tesla's new Short Range. sales

2019 76

ADEME awarding €3.1M to Global Bioenergies and IBN-One plant project

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Global Bioenergies will soon be receiving €2.6 —Marc Delcourt, CEO of Global Bioenergies. Global Bioenergies and Cristal Union created the joint venture IBN-One. million and IBN-One €0.5

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Gallup, EC develop globally consistent, harmonized Degree of Urbanization variable

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In response to this lack of a common definition, a coalition of six international organizations (the EU, FAO, ILO, OECD, UN-Habitat and the World Bank) have developed a single global definition called the Degree of Urbanization.

2019 108

Adamas: despite global drop in EV sales, battery materials remain strong

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Following a reduction of buyer incentives in China earlier this year, the resultant drop in global monthly EV sales continued through October 2019, which saw a 19% reduction in passenger EV sales versus the same month the year prior, according to Adamas Intelligence. The global sales-weighted average passenger EV’s battery capacity—a metric that has increased relentlessly in recent years on the back of strong battery electric vehicle (BEV) sales—increased by a mere 0.5%

2019 60

Global Warming Controversy

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Global warming controversy: a fenderbender at the intersection of science and vested interests

Study forecasts even with modest warming, global energy demand to increase by mid-century

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A new study published in Nature Communications by researchers from IIASA, Boston University, and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice found that by mid-century, climate change will increase the demand for energy globally, even with modest warming.

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Meritor has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs through 2020

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has 22 electrification programs with global OEMs that the company expects to put at least 130 fully electric medium- and heavy-duty commercial trucks on the road through 2020. Meritor, Inc.

2019 108

Mercedes-Benz Cars starts production of PHEV batteries in Bangkok; 3rd plant in global battery production network

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The new plant is the third production facility in the company’s global battery production network. Daimler is investing more than one billion euros in a global battery production network within the global production network of Mercedes-Benz Cars.

2019 78

Ford and Volkswagen expand global collaboration to include EVs, invest in Argo AI

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Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles—and will collaborate with Argo AI to introduce autonomous vehicle technology in the US and Europe. In addition to its global headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pa.,

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New report finds global CO2 vehicle emission reduction measures falter; dropping diesels, increasing SUVs

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Vehicle fuel economy improvements have slowed globally, according to the latest report from the Global Fuel Economy Initiative (GFEI): Fuel Economy In Major Car Markets: Technology And Policy Drivers 2005-2017. Overall, global fuel economy has improved by an average of 1.7%

2019 132

Climate Crisis Accelerates As @JerryBrownGov Ignores Supposed “Last Chance” Now It’s #GavinNewsomeTime #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Global Carbon Project: Low growth in global carbon emissions continues for third successive year

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Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels did not grow in 2015 and are projected to rise only slightly in 2016, marking three years of almost no growth, according to researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project.

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Geely announces first electric car aimed at global markets

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Called the GE11, Geely's first global electric car is a sedan about the size of a Honda Civic or Insight, with a similar sloping fastback design. In time with the Detroit auto show, Chinese automaker Geely announced its first electric car planned to go on sale worldwide. The company did not specify a battery size or range, but said that the car. Geely

2019 87

Faurecia creates global center of expertise dedicated to hydrogen tanks

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Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, is creating a global center of expertise for hydrogen storage systems at its R&D center in Bavans, France. The creation of our hydrogen tank center of expertise in France is a key step forward in Faurecia’s strategy to become a global leader in fuel cell systems. Founded in 1997, Faurecia has grown to become a major player in the global automotive industry.

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Honda rebrands its hybrids globally, with US plan still TBA

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Honda is going to re-brand its alternative powertrain vehicles under the new global e:Technology nomenclature in a bid to consolidate its various electrified two- and four-wheel vehicles under a single umbrella, the automaker announced last Thursday.

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VW ID. SPACE VIZZION electric concept makes global debut in LA

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Volkswagen unveiled the ID. SPACE VIZZION electric concept—the seventh concept built off of the MEB platform—at a special event in Los Angeles. The Volkswagen ID.

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Most-accurate climate-change models suggest worst effects on global weather

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emissions global warming research climate change carbon dioxide scienceThe denial of accepted climate science by the Trump Administration has now put the U.S. at odds with essentially every other nation in the world. Meanwhile, the news on the effects of higher concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is, if anything, getting worse. A recent analysis of studies and models of those effects seems to indicate.

Global carbon emissions to rise after staying flat for three years: report

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Here’s some not-good news: After three years of minimal growth, global emissions of carbon dioxide are on the rise. So much so that we’re looking at new record highs, according to the Global Carbon Project. CHECK OUT: Global carbon emissions have been flat for. emissions China global warming India CO2 climate change carbon dioxide scienceIt's due largely to China burning more coal than it has in previous years.

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Trump can't affect global climate-change progress, says Mayor Bloomberg

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Carbon Footprint global warming energy policy climate change carbon dioxide electric utilitiesFormer New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has gone on record saying publicly what most analysts have discussed privately: the notion that Washington can direct the energy market back towards coal is wrong. In fact, Bloomberg is willing to go further: he believes that the U.S. can still meet the reductions set forth in the Paris climate treaty.

Continental develops global 5G-Hybrid-V2X solution, wins first series project

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This enables vehicle manufacturers to overcome a big challenge when deploying V2X on a global scale. Contrary to regular mobile network communication, the technical path to establish direct V2X communication varies globally. With Continental’s new hybrid V2X solution, the same hardware and software platform can be used to support either communication standard, reducing not only cost but also complexity for a global application of V2X communication.

2019 92

Trump fuel-economy proposal writes off rising global temperatures

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In a 500-page draft environmental impact statement concerning the EPA's and NHTSA's joint proposal to roll back fuel-economy and emissions regulations, the NHTSA reports that it expects global temperatures to rise by 7 degrees. It's not that the Trump administration doesn't believe in climate change. It just doesn't want to do anything about it.

2018 87

Global Warming Hoax: Free lunch!

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The real global warming hoax is the idea of a free lunch! Gramma always said: when you take, you've got to give something back

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BloombergNEF expects 40% growth in global EV sales in 2019; 2.6M vehicles, 1.5M in China

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million electric vehicles to be sold globally in 2019. million units—around 57% of the global market. Broader macroeconomic factors (higher interest rates and slowing consumer spending) will also impact global sales. BloombergNEF (BNEF) expects 2.6 This will represent around a 40% growth rate, down from the 70% growth rate in 2018. BNEF said that it expects China will continue to lead, with some 1.5

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@JerryBrownGov We Don’t Need Your Damn Satellite To See Today’s Climate Victims Here On The Ground In The Harbor Area Or In Kern County #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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GlobalData: Global coal production set to grow to 2022, despite major players scaling down capacities

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After declining consecutively for three years, global coal production increased by 2.8%

2019 131

CSIRO and Piotrek partner on next-gen solid-state Li-ion batteries for global market

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Australia’s national science agency CSIRO, and Japanese specialist chemical manufacturer, Piotrek , are partnering to commercialize Australian-developed battery technologies globally within the next five years.

2019 97

BloombergNEF: electrics to take 57% of global passenger car sales, 81% of municipal bus sales by 2040

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BloombergNEF (BNEF) is out with an aggressive forecast that projects electric vehicles taking up 57% of the global passenger car sales by 2040—slightly higher than it forecast a year ago—and electric buses with 81% of municipal bus sales by the same date.

2019 136

Electric motor company YASA enters innovation agreement with global automotive manufacturer for hybrids and EVs

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YASA, a leading manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors and controllers, signed a long-term joint innovation agreement with a global automotive OEM.

2019 132

@LATimes Continues To Suck The Big One On #ClimateEmergency Reporting As Staff Be Tripping On Jet Fumes & Chevron Flaring #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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130 banks holding US$47 trillion in assets commit to climate action and sustainability; 1/3 of global banking sector

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Leading banks and the United Nations on Sunday launched the Principles for Responsible Banking , with 130 banks collectively holding US$ 47 trillion in assets—one third of the global banking sector—signed up.

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