Global Warming 101

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

2015 125

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 81

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

Alaska 107

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

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 62

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.

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

2019 Audi e-tron to make global debut in San Francisco on 17 Sep; US reservations open then

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The 2019 Audi e-tron, the first all-electric vehicle from Audi, will make its global debut on 17 September at an event in San Francisco. US customers will be able to configure and reserve their 2019 Audi e-tron on that date as well.

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 123

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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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

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 76

TOAR shows present-day global ozone distribution and trends relevant to health; public database

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The international scientists who compiled and analyzed the global ozone pollution database hope it will give scientists and public health managers better insight on trends and patterns of human health exposure around the world.

2018 112

First unveiling of Kia Niro EV; global debut at Paris Motor Show in September

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The sporty and versatile Niro EV will make its global debut at the Paris Motor Show in September. Kia unveiled the new battery-electric version of Niro crossover at the 5 th International Electric Vehicle Expo in Jeju, Korea.

2018 96

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

Nissan’s global sales driven by strong momentum in crossover and SUV models

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Nissan’s global crossover and SUV models increased nearly 13%, while INFINITI luxury crossovers and SUVs were up almost 9% in 2017. In total, Nissan increased global crossover and SUV volume by nearly 230,000 vehicles last year.

2018 104

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

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 89

IHS Markit: global oil demand still growing in the short term despite increasing focus on EVs

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Short-term oil demand is still growing strong and will continue to do so through the end of 2020 despite the market’s increasing focus on electric vehicles and the forecasted future plateau in oil demand, according to new analysis from IHS Markit, a global business information provider.

2018 83

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 successfully moves its C3 process to demo scale; isopropanol and acetone from renewable resources

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Global Bioenergies has reached a new milestone in scaling up its C3 process converting renewable resources into isopropanol and acetone. The C3 process, which enables the production of renewable isopropanol and acetone, is the second process reaching demo plant scale in Global Bioenergies’ portfolio. At the end of 2017, ARD, which operates Global Bioenergies’ industrial pilot for the Isobutene process, carried out the first step in scaling-up the C3 process.

2018 68

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

Nissan begins deliveries of new extended-range electric e-NV200 van to global markets

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Built for global markets in Nissan Barcelona plant, the upgraded model features a new 40 kWh battery, combining the features of the award-winning Nissan NV200 van with the best-selling Nissan LEAF. Nissan’s upgraded e-NV200 is now being shipped to customers.

2018 78

Electric cars will fail, but we'll build them anyway, say global auto execs: KPMG

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Juxtaposed against a growing electric-vehicle market in China and increasingly stringent global carbon-emission limits, a survey by KPMG has revealed a majority of global auto executives believe electric vehicles are a fool's errand. Those executives believe electric cars will eventually be leapfrogged by fuel-cell vehicles, due to the. Plug-In Hybrids hydrogen plug-in cars hydrogen fuel cell Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 76

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 207

Global Bioenergies receives €1M payment after improvements in bio-isobutene process

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Global Bioenergies (GBE) received a payment of €1 million (US$1.2 The ISOPROD project has the following specific objectives: The adaptation of the Isobutene process to sugar refinery residues; The engineering for the first plant carried by IBN-One, the joint venture between Global Bioenergies and Cristal Union; and. —Bernard Chaud, Director of Industrial Strategy at Global Bioenergies. —Marc Delcourt, CEO of Global Bioenergies.

2018 64

Global Bioenergies reports first production of green isobutene at demo plant

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Global Bioenergies is now entering the final phase of demonstrating its technology for converting renewable carbon into hydrocarbons. Global Bioenergies is partnering with Audi, earlier post.)

2016 109

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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Tags: Sustainability climate change environment fossil fuels green education Joe Romm Climate Progress global warming National Physical Science Consortium Dr Powell

2010 130

Global sales of EyeSight-equipped Subarus reach 1 million

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FHI), the manufacturer of Subaru automobiles, announced that cumulative global sales of Subaru models equipped with its EyeSight driver assist system ( earlier post ) surpassed one million units in November this year. EyeSight-equipped Subaru models are currently sold in Japan, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and China, and will continue to be rolled out to other global markets. Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.

2016 80

Electric-car charging networks spin out, merge, and go global

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EV charging companies are on the verge of rapid global growth as utility companies and large multinational corporations put up big money, according to a report from Navigant Research Blog. Much like the cell-phone network industry in the mid-1990s, the electric-car charging industry is on a fast pace of network expansions and mergers.

2017 67

Global Carbon Project reports global CO2 emissions suddenly on the rise after 3-year hiatus; need for reducing uncertainties

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Global emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels have risen again after a three year hiatus, according to new analysis from the Global Carbon Project ( GCP ). According to the GCP, global emissions from all human activities will reach 41 billion tonnes in 2017, following a projected 2% rise in burning fossil fuels.

2017 60

New phase of globalization could undermine efforts to reduce CO2 emissions

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A new study finds that the growth of carbon production from Chinese exports has slowed or reversed, reflecting a “new phase of globalization” between developing countries that could undermine international efforts to reduce emissions. The study, involving researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and colleagues in China and the United States, investigated how complex supply chains are distributing energy-intensive industries and their CO 2 emissions throughout the global South.

2018 64

Bloomberg NEF forecasts falling battery prices enabling surge in wind and solar to 50% of global generation by 2050

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trillion being invested globally in new power generation capacity between 2018 and 2050, with $8.4 Gas-fired generation is seen rising 15% between 2017 and 2050, although its share of global electricity declines from 21% to 15%. Fuel burn trends globally are forecast to be dire in the long run for the coal industry, but moderately encouraging for the gas extraction sector.

2018 77

Global debut of Buick Enspire electric concept SUV in China; GM China sales up 2% in February, Buick up 4%

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GM’s Buick brand will stage the global debut of the Enspire, its new all-electric concept SUV, at Buick Brand Night on 17 April in Wuzhen, Zhejiang. The Enspire leverages GM’s global resources and is an exploration of design and new technologies.

2018 96

Study projects global carbon footprint from ICT will be equivalent to half of transportation’s current level by 2040

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Clearly this business model, while highly profitable to the smart phone manufacturers and the telecom industry, is unsustainable and quite detrimental to the global efforts in GHGE reductions.

2018 100

Global Bioenergies beginning road testing with Audi A4 fueled with 34% renewable gasoline blends

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Global Bioenergies is beginning the road-testing phase of renewable gasoline derived from its fermentative isobutene pathway. Global Bioenergies will use an EN228-compliant gasoline blend containing more than 34% of renewable, isobutene-derived, compounds to fuel a car on a circuit. Global Bioenergies’ unique process allows to produce the same compounds from renewable feedstocks such as industrial-grade sugars, straw, residual wood and potentially syngas.

2018 64

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 196

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.

2016 60

University of Surrey launches global research center on air pollution

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The Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE) will see the University leading on collaborative, cutting-edge research to identify an action plan to ensure “clean air for all”. Dr. Prashant Kumar, the University of Surrey’s Professor and Chair in Air Quality & Health and a founding director of GCARE, is also coordinating the research project NEST-SEAS (Next-Generation Environmental Sensing for Local To Global Scale Health Impact Assessment).

2017 60

Global Bioenergies completes private placement of approximately €10.25M

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Global Bioenergies, the developer of a process to convert renewable resources into hydrocarbons through fermentation, has completed a private placement with qualified French and international investors. Global Bioenergies initially focused its efforts on the production of isobutene, one of the most important petrochemical building blocks that can be converted into fuels, plastics, organic glass and elastomers.

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