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

2015 126

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.

2018 69

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

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2018 151

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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@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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2018 141

Global Warming Controversy

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

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.

2018 80

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 84

“Toyota Safety Sense” preventive safety package-equipped vehicles top 10 million units globally

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Toyota Motor Corporation announced that the total global number of vehicles equipped with Toyota Safety Sense (TSS), the Toyota-developed preventive safety package, has reached the 10 million unit mark approximately three and a half years after its March 2015 introduction.

2018 111

EPIC index finds air pollution reduces global life expectancy by 1.8 years; single greatest threat to human health

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Fossil fuel-driven particulate air pollution cuts global average life expectancy by 1.8 The results from these studies are then combined with hyper-localized, global particulate matter measurements. Seventy-five percent of the global population, or 5.5

2018 130

Lancet GBD 2017 finds halt to improvements in global health

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The Lancet ’s Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD), first published more than 10 years ago, is the most comprehensive worldwide observational epidemiological study to date. It describes mortality and morbidity from major diseases, injuries and risk factors to health at global, national and regional levels. In 2017, global adult mortality rates decreases plateaued, and, in some cases, mortality rates increased.

2018 72

Global Warming Myth: I Can't Do Anything

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The most dangerous global warming myth of all is that there's nothing I can do

2012 96

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.

2017 60

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.

2016 115

Daimler Trucks launches E-Mobility Group; single global electric architecture

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The EMG will soon be defining the strategy for everything from electrical components to completely electric vehicles for all brands and all business divisions, while also working to create a single global electric architecture.

2018 93

Here's the battery pack behind VW's global electric-vehicle push

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No single core component in an electric vehicle costs more—or probably matters more for the acceptance of EVs—than the battery pack. Many would argue that one of the best decisions Tesla ever made was going with the Panasonic 18650 cells in the Model S (and later, Model X). Thanks in part to good power management and thermal planning

2018 86

BorgWarner supplying global automaker with integrated EGR solution for reduced NOx emissions

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BorgWarner, a leader in clean and efficient solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, is supplying its best-in-class EGR system to a major global automaker across different regions of the world.

2018 102

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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Some expect both to remain steady due to global economic conditions while others point to the return of $3/gallon gas (in the states) fueled mainly by an increase in foreign demand.

2010 102

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.

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

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Hell, they won’t even allow Communities for a Better Environment to come into the front line community schools to talk to the kids about environmental health, never mind about climate change and global warming.

2015 246

ADEME / IFPEN study examines non-geological risks in the security of lithium supplies based on electrification of global car fleet

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ADEME, France’s Environment and Energy Management Agency, carried out a study with IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) on the dynamics of lithium supply and demand, based on different scenarios for the electrification of the global car fleet by 2050.

2018 103

GlobalData: Global lithium production to triple over the next four years

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per annum, global output is expected to triple between 2018 and 2022 to reach 154kt (metal content), as 86kt of new metal capacity comes on stream to meet the increasing demand for the metal for use in batteries in electric vehicles and smartphones.

2018 108

GlobalData: growing global electric vehicle market will more than double lithium demand over the next 5 years

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According to GlobalData, the global EV market is expected to grow at a substantial CAGR of 15.6% The company projects that China will lead the global EV market with more than 50% share and grow three times as fast as the US over the next five years.

2018 121

Study: PM2.5 pollution reduces global life expectancy by more than one year

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and lifespan has been studied together in order to examine the global variations in how they affect overall life expectancy. They then quantified the national impact on life expectancy for each individual country as well as on a global scale.

2018 102

Don’t Think of it as “Global Warming,” Think of it as Destroying our Atmosphere and Altering the Delicate Balance of Nature

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2010 141

Study links PM2.5 pollution with millions of preterm births globally

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The study revealed that while many other health impacts of air pollution have been documented—most notably through the Global Burden of Disease studies—the focus has been mainly on premature deaths from heart disease and respiratory problems.

2017 122

Greenius Says, Time’s Up Folks. Your Global Warming Goose Has Now Been Cooked…

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The smartest scientists on the face of the planet, the ones studying climate change and global warming, are mad as hell and they’re not going to take it any more.

2010 231

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

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I’ve lived in my house in Torrance, California for 23 years now. Been in L.A. since I was 19 years old in 1976, back when then Governor Brown was telling us that we were “living in an era of diminished expectations.”

2016 204

EPA rolls back emissions standards on coal plants

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On Thursday, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new rule that will allow coal-fired power plants to emit more than 35 percent more global warming pollution than the current law allows. EPA global warmingThe proposal came on the eve of a climate summit in Poland that started over the weekend where world leaders were set to codify the next steps in.

2018 87

Americans starting to believe in global warming?

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It is well known throughout the world that many Americans, perhaps more than inhabitants of any other nation, have serious doubts about the scientific evidence behind global warming. Global warming Green credentials Latest news Democrats Democrats on global warming global warming evidence global warming theory Republicans Republicans on global warming

Global Bioenergies and Audi renew their partnership in renewable gasoline

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Global Bioenergies and Audi signed a new agreement focused on the implementation of biomass residue feedstock usage, preparation of a path to commercialization and engine testing of new blends of renewable gasoline. The recent developments at Global Bioenergies support our vision that e-gasoline might be a game changer in the objective to reduce the GHG emissions in the transport sector in a fast and complete way.

2018 64

GM creates a global e-bike, looks for branding help with contest

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General Motors is already shaping up to be second only to Tesla in blasting past the 200,000-vehicle ceiling for the federal EV tax credit; and it has plans to produce 20 new fully electric vehicles by 2023. Part of that EV-savvy strategy, apparently—or a parallel one, perhaps—involves e-bikes intended for “consumers around the. General Motors electric bikes Mobility

2018 83

Tesla's head of global supply reportedly resigns in continuing exodus from automaker

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The departure of Liam O'Connor, Tesla's VP of global supply management, was first reported by Bloomberg, which cited anonymous sources who weren't authorized to speak publicly about the Tesla's vice president for supply management has resigned from the electric carmaker, yet another departure of a high-ranking executive from the luxury brand.

2018 72

Missing piece in global vehicle emission puzzle: heavy trucks

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A global push to reduce vehicle emissions and create cleaner air for future generations has been underway for half a century now. However, while many governments around the world have introduced lower emission and higher fuel-efficiency standards for passenger cars, another large contributor to global emissions has mostly traveled under the radar.

2017 74

Allison Transmission announces global availability of 9-speed transmission, expanded electrification portfolio at IAA CV

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At IAA Commercial Vehicles, Allison Transmission announced that it will offer its medium-duty, fully automatic 9-speed transmission globally, and that it has developed an electric hybrid system with purely electric extended range. The Allison 9-speed model leverages the proven durability of the Allison 2000 Series 6-speed transmissions, which have accumulated more than 100 billion miles globally. Support for additional applications and global regions is planned.

2018 81

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

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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.

2013 250

IEA: record oil output from US, Brazil, Canada and Norway to keep global markets well supplied

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The United States is set to put its stamp on global oil markets for the next five years. But as we’ve highlighted repeatedly, the weak global investment picture remains a source of concern. New global petrochemicals capacity will account for 25% of oil-demand growth by 2023.

2018 99

Global Bioenergies reaches 87% of yield target in bio-isobutene process

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Global Bioenergies has achieved a yield exceeding 87% of the final target during the complete production phase, at laboratory scale, of its bio-isobutene process. Global Bioenergies’ goal is to provide a bio-based isobutene process meeting the requirements for all the applications, i.e. able to compete pricewise with fuels and materials derived from oil.

2018 72

Study attributes significant amount of kidney disease globally to PM2.5 pollution

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The global toll of chronic kidney disease (CKD) attributable to PM 2.5 In this latest research, the investigators used the Global Burden of Disease study methodologies to estimate the burden of CKD attributable to fine particulate matter: more than 10.7

2017 113

Global carbon emissions have been flat for three years now

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Global efforts to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions may be starting to pay off, suggests a recent study. Last month, scientists released an assessment that suggests global carbon emissions did not increase significantly in 2016. That makes this the third year in a row that carbon emissions have remained flat. DON'T MISS: Renewable energy growth. Environmental emissions energy policy greenhouse gas climate change carbon dioxide air pollution

2016 84

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.

2015 112

KOHLER unveils new global emissions platform for KDI diesels

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KOHLER has introduced a new global emissions platform for its award winning KOHLER Direct Injection (KDI) diesel engine line.

2017 78