Los Angeles launches New Mobility Challenge 2018

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For the second year running, Los Angeles is inviting innovative and environmentally-friendly entrepreneurs from around the world to push the envelope on urban mobility solutions from ride-sharing and zero-emission electric bikes and scooters to self-driving vehicles and flying cars. This year’s edition is also supported by The Los Angeles Department of Transportation, French Tech-Los Angeles, Starburst Accelerator, Fontinalis Partners, Trucks VC, and Autotech Ventures.

The Greatest Solar Powered Music Festival in World History! SUNSTOCK JUNE 18 Los Angeles

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You can next Saturday… yOya will be there looking for you to be part of the fun… Here’s shot of your friendly neighborhood Creative Greenius and Skylar Funk of Trapdoor Social at last month’s #BreakfreeLA. Out of the darkness, comes the light!

ToxicTown Torrance to Hold Public Forum on Chemical Threat

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Tags: Environmental Politics Sustainability citizen volunteer environment environmental legislation Coalition for Clean Air Congresswoman Jane Harman Diane Moss Erica Kent Greenpeace Los Angeles Community Forum on Toxics Luis Carales United Steel Workers 675

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Creative Greenius and the Marine Exchange Transformation

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For those of you wondering what your friendly neighborhood Greenius does when he’s not blogging or hanging out with 999 other climate activists at Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps training , the answer is he works for a living. environment renewable energy solar power Creative Greenius EcoAd EcoMedia EducationAd Joe Galliani Marine Exchange Paul Polizzotto Port of Los Angeles WellnessAd wind power

Creative Greenius and the Marine Exchange Transformation

Creative Greenius

For those of you wondering what your friendly neighborhood Greenius does when he’s not blogging or hanging out with 999 other climate activists at Al Gore’s Climate Reality Leadership Corps training , the answer is he works for a living. environment renewable energy solar power Creative Greenius EcoAd EcoMedia EducationAd Joe Galliani Marine Exchange Paul Polizzotto Port of Los Angeles WellnessAd wind power

Greenius Gets Groove On with Greenpeace & GRID Alternatives

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In this case for GRID Alternatives at a low income home in my old neighborhood in Long Beach, California. That’s why I was so happy to join the Los Angeles Greenpeace team and start working with them too. Backstage at the 2009 Warped Tour, Home Depot Stadium, Carson Calif.

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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Mark Greninger, the Geographic Information Officer for Los Angeles County got me very excited with his presentation following mine because he’s the guy responsible for the new, knock-your-socks off L.A.

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New LA electric car sharing program for disadvantaged communities; Bolloré BlueLA

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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched the BlueLA Electric Car Sharing Program alongside California State Senate Leader Kevin de León, Assemblymember Miguel Santiago, the California Air Resources Board, the Los Angeles Department of Transportation, and representatives from Blue Solutions—a division of the Bolloré Group—which has invested more than $10 million to bring its EV car share program to Los Angeles.

California ARB awarding $1.6 million to LA for low-income EV carsharing pilot program

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million to the City of Los Angeles to set up a pilot carsharing program for electric vehicles in disadvantaged communities. The grant will fulfill a key mandate of SB 1275, the Charge Ahead California Initiative, enacted last year to make clean transportation more widely available, particularly in low and moderate-income neighborhoods. Following a competitive proposal process, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) has offered $1.6

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South Bay Bicycle Coalition Scores $240,000 Grant! Huge Grassroots Victory for Brand New Bike Group

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How much more sense could it possibly make to develop an alternative transportation network that links all our cities and interconnect our South Bay neighborhoods to our schools, workplaces, community centers, shopping centers and retail stores, libraries, restaurants and services.

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A Well Earned, Guilt Free #YearOfJoe

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Ladies and gentlemen your friendly neighborhood Greenius has hit the wall. But it seemed pretty impossible once I became The Godfather of Community Choice Power in Los Angeles County – The Big Green Mafia Don as the wing nut fossil fuel lovers dubbed me.

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Wayne Powell, Duddly Do Right For All The Right Reasons

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Your Friendly Neighborhood Greenius (white shirt) talks to Manhattan Beach Councilman Wayne Powell (center) and Councilman Mark Burton at the 2014 Manhattan Beach Earth Day Celebration.

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Riding Into A Better Future @ South Bay Bike Night

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Your friendly neighborhood Greenius has been a proud member of the South Bay Bicycle Coalition ever since there was one, and I’ve been on the Board of Directors just as long.

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Toyota reveals second iteration of Class 8 hydrogen fuel cell truck: Project Portal 2.0; 300 miles per fill

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Since it first began operation in April 2017, the Project Portal “Alpha” truck has logged nearly 10,000 miles of testing and real-world drayage operations in and around the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles while emitting nothing but water vapor.

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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.

The Curious Case of Buying A New State Senator From The South Bay

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But this election season in my own South Bay of Los Angeles just keeps getting curious and curiouser – and it’s impossible for your friendly neighborhood Greenius not to note and comment on these curiosities.

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Greenius Plants Tree to Help Restore Hope

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But time has afterburners when the holidays roll around especially when your friendly neighborhood Greenius is in such demand locally. But turn around and look the other way and it looks like something out of John Carpenter’s Escape from Los Angeles. .

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Enterprise Rent-a-Car to offer Chevrolet Volt

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There are more than 5,000 Enterprise Rent-A-Car neighborhood and airport offices, including the Mark Christopher Auto Center site, located within 15 miles of 90% of the US population. Charging stations already have been installed at Enterprise offices in Los Angeles, San Diego and Santa Monica, Calif. Enterprise Rent-A-Car will be the first to offer Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicles (EVs) for daily and weekly rentals later this month.

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UCLA orders all-electric shuttle bus powered by Motiv Power Systems

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has placed an order for a new all-electric shuttle bus powered by Motiv Power Systems ’ All-Electric Powertrain. The six buses are free to the public and transport residents and visitors through the city between neighborhoods, shopping centers, medical complexes, city facilities and recreation areas.

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Study links air pollution to heightened risk of Type 2 diabetes in overweight and obese Latino children

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The children lived in neighborhoods that, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency, had excess nitrogen dioxide and PM 2.5. Scientists tracked the Los Angeles County children for an average of 3.5 Gilliland (2017) “Longitudinal Associations Between Ambient Air Pollution with Insulin Sensitivity, β-Cell Function, and Adiposity in Los Angeles Latino Children” Diabetes doi: 10.2337/db16-1416.

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car to Begin Offering Electric Vehicles in US

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car will begin a phased introduction of electric vehicles (EVs) at select offices throughout its neighborhood network of more than 5,000 US locations. San Diego; Los Angeles; Portland, Ore.; Delivery of 500 Nissan LEAFs will begin in January 2011 and will continue throughout the year. In addition to the LEAFs, the company will offer customers electric vehicles from other manufacturers as they become available.

Greenius Plants Tree to Help Restore Hope

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But time has afterburners when the holidays roll around especially when your friendly neighborhood Greenius is in such demand locally. But turn around and look the other way and it looks like something out of John Carpenter’s Escape from Los Angeles. .

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Nissan plans to add at least 500 quick-charging stations to US in next 18 months, tripling the quick-charging infrastructure

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We envision a quick-charging network that links communities and neighborhoods where people live, work, shop and socialize. Nissan’s strategy is focused on a three-prong approach to increase the number of available fast chargers though its dealer network, workplace campus charging and opportunities within local neighborhoods that help interconnect communities where drivers spend the bulk of their time and do the majority of their driving.

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The View From Here Today

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Our neighborhood is called the “Hollywood Riviera&# because of its beautiful hillside homes with idyllic ocean views framed by palm trees. We’re also only 12 miles from the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach – the two largest stationary sources off air pollution and all their related greenhouse gases in L.A. For the past two months I’ve been the Chairman of the South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action Group.

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Greenius & Obama Celebrate Our First 100 Days!

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Built and launched the new Environmental Priorities Network website - check it out by clicking on the graphic: Wrote my first speech for California State Senator Jenny Oropeza, who delivered it at the West Los Angeles Democratic Club.

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Coming Soon – The Electric City

Revenge of the Electric Car

And at the headquarters of Pacific Gas and Electric, utility executives are preparing “heat maps” of neighborhoods that they fear may overload the power grid in their exuberance for electric cars.&#. And at the headquarters of Pacific Gas and Electric, utility executives are preparing “heat maps” of neighborhoods that they fear may overload the power grid in their exuberance for electric cars. Photo by Jim Wilson, New York Times.

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Inside The Green Task Force

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And the work they’re doing brings California’s leading edge fight against global warming right into my neighborhood and into my home. One surprise to me from her presentation is the fact that street lights are the number two user of electricity in Los Angeles.

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Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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To put that in perspective for you, if Los Angeles County were a state, it would rank ninth in population behind the states of California, New York, Texas, Florida, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, and Michigan.

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President Obama Outlines Vision and Plan for US High-Speed Passenger Rail System; $13B to Start

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The report formalizes the identification of ten high-speed rail corridors as potential recipients of federal funding: California Corridor (Bay Area, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego). Joint 2006 study by the Center for Clean Air Policy and Center for Neighborhood Technology.

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US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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New vehicles to be deployed include 55 CNG vehicles, 363 propane vehicles, 89 hybrid electric vehicles, and 56 neighborhood electric vehicles. The project will result in the development of approximately 184 liquid propane Autogas refueling stations in the following major metropolitan areas: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Denver, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Dallas, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Seattle, Orlando, San Diego, St. Geographical distribution of Clean Cities Recovery Act awards.

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California ARB Seeks Further Reductions of Diesel Emissions at State Rail Yards

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BNSF has been operating four liquefied natural gas yard locomotives in downtown Los Angeles since the mid-1990s. Additional diesel PM reductions in 18 major CA railyards with five new locomotive measures. Source: Staff presentation. With Five Locomotive Measures Click to enlarge.

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