Researchers map CO2 emissions for entire Los Angeles Megacity to help improve environmental policymaking

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The Los Angeles megacity—the third-largest metropolitan area in the world—occupies 4,850 square miles and houses more than 18.5 We can provide the information to local governments and they can take immediate action.

Greenpeace Los Angeles Kicking Ass on Chemical Risks

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@LATimes Continues To Bury Critical Climate Crisis & Normalize Criminal Behavior & Premeditated Murder As Paper’s Editors Too Weak To Inform & Protect Readers. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation expanding digital pilot throughout Port

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Less than one year since launching the first digital solution to keep cargo flowing efficiently through America’s largest container port, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation are expanding the program to include all container terminals and shipping lines at the Port. Because of the pilot’s success, the Port of Los Angeles and GE Transportation have agreed to new commercial agreements worth up to nearly $12 million and extended their relationship for at least five years.

Los Angeles Mayor Announces Southern California Regional Plug-in Electric Vehicle Plan

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Loas Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the Southern California Regional Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) Plan, a collaboration between cities, utilities, automakers and others in the Southern California region who will work actively to support the region and build the necessary infrastructure for the commercial launch of electric vehicles, which is scheduled for Fall 2010. Implementing a streamlined process for the installation of home charging units in the City of Los Angeles.

Audi introducing V2I Traffic Light Information service in Europe

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Audi is introducing the vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) service “Traffic Light Information” in Europe. With the Traffic Light Information function, drivers are more in control. This service is now available at more than 5,000 intersections in the US, for example in cities including Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Portland and Washington D.C. In the US capital alone, about 1,000 intersections are linked to the Traffic Light Information function.

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Audi of America expands Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA)

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Audi of America announced an expansion of Traffic Light Information to include Green Light Optimized Speed Advisory (GLOSA), another industry first in vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technologies from the brand. Houston, Kansas City, Kansas; Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City, Orlando, Fla.;

2019 130

Greenius Gets Groove On with Greenpeace & GRID Alternatives

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GRID Alternatives is my absolutely favorite group to work hands-on with because we do so much more than just inform and build awareness. That’s why I was so happy to join the Los Angeles Greenpeace team and start working with them too.

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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Fortunately I suffered no stage fright or stress because I had spent many weeks researching, interviewing, analyzing and then crafting a presentation that simplifies the information and makes the subject clear and easy for everyone to understand.

2009 141

California Goes To Hell In A Handbasket But Greenius Says AB 811 is Our Route To Green Heaven

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Looking at that on the local level, here in Los Angeles County, we’ve got 3,400,000 existing housing units for our 10 million people. I give you a menu with pricing and rebate information for each item recommended and you choose enough to add up to 40% energy savings.

2009 141

The Further Adventures of The Solangelist

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The law passed back in July of this year, but none of the money is flowing yet to anyone in my city of Torrance or my county of Los Angeles. Not only isn’t the money flowing yet, neither is the basic information.

2008 130

Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

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I checked out their website and found out that Green Drinks events are very simple, informal, and are designed to help connect the green network. I like to connect, I thought and I am both simple and informal, so I got in the Greeniusmobile and cruised over to the MB.

2009 141

Greenius Drinks L.A. Times’ Milkshake On Global Warming

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“ Really, Los Angeles Times? It sounds like the Los Angeles Times is telling us there is still a viable debate on this subject. What the Times is offering instead of Creative Greenius is a cowardly, inaccurate, cover-your-ass kind of statement that neither informs or enlightens. Meanwhile if you want to learn a whole lot more on the risk of climate change by a source far more reliable and informative than the L.A.

2009 100

Tesla Model S And BMW i3 Compared, 2016 Toyota Mirai Pricing, Air Force V2G Test: Today's Car News

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We''re at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show this week, so watch for our live coverage over the next three days. As for today''s top news, we''ve got pricing information for the 2016 Toyota Mirai, an efficiency comparison of the Tesla Model S and BMW i3 electric cars, and a report on a vehicle-to-grid demonstration conducted by the U.S.

Satellite study suggests California clean air regulations working to reduce PM2.5 emissions in state

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LA=Los Angeles basin, CV=Central Valley, OC=Organic Carbon, EC=Elemental Carbon. Scientists from Emory University, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Air Resources Board teamed to analyze satellite data to determine the 15-year trend of PM 2.5 pollution in the state.

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INRIX: shared bikes and scooters could replace nearly 50% of downtown vehicle trips

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Similar to Los Angeles’ Purple Line Extension, New York City has pursued rail expansion to address low transit accessibility via the 2 nd Avenue Subway Extension, with its first phase opening in 2017 and proposed second phase expansion to 125 th St.

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Revenge of the Electric Car

Last week Chris Paine moderated a panel on electric vehicles at the Opportunity Green business conference in Los Angeles. A little BMW birdie told us that they’ll be announcing some information on field trials there in the next few weeks… Tags: Events Film News

2010 199

2013 Ford Escape Crossover Will Boost Gas Mileage, Drop V-6

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The 2013 Ford Escape, the first entirely new design in more than a decade for its popular compact crossover, will be officially unveiled next month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. But before that, Ford is starting to trickle out bits and pieces of information to build buzz. The 2013 Escape will be very similar to the Vertrek Concept that the company

Lightning Systems battery-electric heavy-duty Ford Transit showing 61 MPGe city, 66 MPGe highway

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The analytics system provides fleets with real-time information to operate their fleet at peak efficiency.

2018 113

Pollution plumes in Paris air are richer in gaseous aromatic compounds than in LA; gasoline engines main source of VOCs

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The study also shows that the proportion of gaseous aromatic compounds—apart from benzene—in hydrocarbon emissions is two to three times greater in pollution plumes in Paris than in Los Angeles, even though the total quantity of hydrocarbons emitted in Los Angeles remains considerably greater than in Paris. times greater than in Los Angeles due to the greater overall volatile hydrocarbon pollution in the latter city.

California settles with cargo terminals over diesel engine exhaust

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Harris announced a settlement with cargo terminals at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles over diesel emissions from exhaust that requires the terminals to complete projects to reduce their diesel emissions and better notify the public of emissions. The seven terminals at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles that cause the largest diesel exposures to the surrounding neighborhoods are: APM Terminals Pacific, Ltd.; California Attorney General Kamala D.

City of LA, Xerox introduce multi-modal transportation app for commuters

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The City of Los Angeles is introducing the Go LA app, powered by Xerox, a solution that integrates all the available methods of getting around the second largest metro area in the United States. —Seleta Reynolds, general manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation.

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Nissan Announces Dates for US LEAF EV Tour

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The Nissan LEAF all-electric car will make its North American debut in Los Angeles on 13 Nov. The Los Angeles showing will be the first time people in the United States will be able to see the five-passenger, five-door, gasoline-free car, which is embarking on a nationwide tour. Los Angeles: Nov. Follow the tour, get updates on the final schedule and specific showings, and sign up for more information, at

Volkswagen showcasing electric I.D. BUZZ CARGO, Cargo e-Bike concepts at LA Auto Show

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Volkswagen is showcasing two electric concepts. BUZZ CARGO shown in Los Angeles has been reimagined from the version first shown in Hannover earlier this year. The I.D.

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US average retail gasoline prices ended 2017 lower than they started

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However, a rapid price decline beginning in October led to US average regular gasoline prices ending the year lower than they began for the first time since 2015, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). West Coast (Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle).

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California ARB fines BNSF and Union Pacific $1.25M over drayage truck violations

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An investigation by CARB’s Enforcement Division documented that both companies had failed to accurately report all the required information for noncompliant trucks entering 12 separate intermodal terminals. BNSF will pay $625,000 as a mitigation project to the South Coast Air Quality Management District to fund installation of high efficiency air filtration systems in several schools located near rail yards in the greater Los Angeles/San Bernardino area.

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Energy Impact Partners invests €5M in EV fleet efficiency company ViriCiti

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The company currently serves more than 50% of the e-bus market in Europe and North America, with its solution integrated into some of the largest urban transit networks, including New York City, San Francisco and Los Angeles. ViriCiti’s core product offers an integrated approach for vehicle monitoring and smart charging, utilizing route planning information and different charging platforms.

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TTI/INRIX study shows US traffic congestion back at pre-recession levels; average travel delay/commuter 2x that in 1982

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tops the list of gridlock-plagued cities, with 82 hours of delay per commuter, followed by Los Angeles (80 hours), San Francisco (78 hours), New York (74 hours), and San Jose (67 hours). Of these roads, six are in Los Angeles, two are in New York and the remaining two are in Chicago.

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Greetings from ToxicTown Torrance! Breathe Deep… That’s the Smell of Dirty Money

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My pals at Greenpeace, spearheaded by my sister from another mother, Jenny Binstock, produced the video above to warn folks like me, who live in ToxicTown Torrance, that we’re not really safe from the danger that surrounds us all over the South Bay and throughout all of Los Angeles.

2010 155

Headless Body In Topless Bar

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And that’s exactly the way I’m feeling about the Los Angeles Times this week after reading two separate articles in the space of four days claiming that solar panels may do more harm than good. This is part of newspapers’ core duty and their trust to inform.

2009 130

INRIX: congestion costs each American 97 hours, $1,348 a year

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While famous for its congestion, Los Angeles’ (ranked fifth in impact; 128 hours lost in 2018) constant gridlock does not have the severity as the other top-ranked cities due to its sprawling geography and massive road network. In contrast, Los Angeles (four minutes) has employment across a wider geographic area, preventing severe downtown congestion experienced in more centralized cities. INRIX, Inc.

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Maersk Line, Ports of LA & Long Beach in 3-year project to measure air pollution benefits from $125M eco-upgrade; real-time tracking 24x7

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Shipping company Maersk Line and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are partnering to measure the environmental benefits of a $125-million upgrade for 12 Maersk container ships. Information will be uploaded to Maersk Line servers via satellite, and each ship will be able to communicate in real-time with Maersk Line’s Global Vessel Performance Centre (GVPC) to increase operational efficiency.

DOE launching HPC and big data initiative to improve transportation energy efficiency; HPC4Mobility

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Modeling informed by real-time data will allow transportation systems to respond to events such as accidents, weather, and congestion in such a way that optimizes the overall energy use of the system. The first year “seed” projects for HPC4Mobility include: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will work with the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority on HPC-enabled computation of demand models at scale to predict the energy impacts of emerging mobility solutions.

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Electrify America releases $300M Cycle 2 national ZEV investment plan; metro charging, autonomous charging, renewable generation

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Electrify America has released its National Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) Investment Plan for Cycle 2; Cycle 2 is a 30-month investment period that begins in July 2019.

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FedEx Introducing Its First Battery-Electric Parcel Delivery Trucks in US

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Four purpose-built electric trucks are slated to hit the road in the Los Angeles area starting in June 2010. Another pair of electric vehicles is being purchased from a different manufacturer for delivery to the Los Angeles area later in 2010.

2010 102

INRIX powers first on-street parking service in a production connected car

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Initially, the service is available in Germany (Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart), and in the US (Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C.). Addressing a key customer need, dynamic occupancy information is also available for nearly 20,000 lots spanning more than 2,000 cities in 67 countries. INRIX, Inc.

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EIA: major utilities continue to increase spending on US electric distribution systems

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Spending on electricity distribution systems by major US electric utilities—representing about 70% of total US electric load—has risen 54% over the past two decades, from $31 billion to $51 billion annually, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Traction Action

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Additional information about the campaign is available at T his week's meeting of the Electric Drive Transportation Association in Washington was accompanied by some significant announcements.

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Audi highlights Urban Intelligent Assistant Research at LA Auto Show

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The research is also focused on providing information to motorists on the driving conditions that will confront them before they begin their journeys—and along their routes—each day.

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Feds Offer Free Chargers

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The first nine communities to participate are: Sacramento, Los Angeles the San Francisco Bay-San Jose area, New York City, Orlando, Austin, Detroit, Washington and Redmond, Wash. The first nine communities to participate are: Sacramento, Los Angeles the San Francisco Bay-San Jose area, New York City, Orlando, Austin, Detroit, Washington and Redmond, Wash. The ChargePoint America program's Chargers are made by Coulomb Technologies.

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TomTom launches Congestion Index based on traffic database; congestion levels in 57 cities in North America and Europe

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Individual city reports include more detailed information such as the most congested day, average free flow speed, time delay per year for commuters and congestion levels on highways and local roads. The report, initially covering 26 major cities in North America, finds Los Angeles to be the most congested city there. On average, journey times in Los Angeles take 33% longer than when traffic in the city is flowing freely and 77% longer during evening rush hour.

14 Major Cities Form C40 Electric Vehicle Network

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Initial members of the C40 Electric Vehicle Network are : Bogota, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Copenhagen, Delhi, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Seoul and Sydney. These companies will help inform cities’ on electric vehicle policies, vehicle procurement and infrastructure investment decisions through advice on vehicle specifications, charging parameters, business models for electricity supply, and incentives.

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FedEx Express doubles and diversifies all-electric fleet with 24 new units; adding more than 4,000 new, fuel-efficient vehicles in total

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FedEx Express is bringing new all-electric delivery vehicles to New York City, Chicago and Memphis, and diversifying the existing Los Angeles fleet. FedEx has added five Transit Connect Electric vans from Ford Motor Company and Azure Dynamics to support the corporate Information Technology Asset Disposal program, driving regularly scheduled routes to pick up, recycle, reuse and dispose of IT assets. FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp.