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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. I am dog tired. And I’m cranky – angry even – I’ve got no patience left. My lips no longer pucker to kiss politicians ass and I find that I can no longer suffer fools gladly.

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What’s In It For Me?

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It KILLS me that we are going to stick the kids with the mess we made and the trash we didn’t clean up from our nonstop baby boomer party from 1946 to present day.

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Hot Tub Time Machine WayBack Wednesday – Reposted Word-for-Word from June 25 of 2008

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Dr. Hansen is giving us 12 months to get our act together: “ The next President and Congress must define a course next year in which the United States exerts leadership commensurate with our responsibility for the present dangerous situation. Wednesday, June 25, 2008.

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Al Muratsuchi Votes To Kill Community Choice Then Finds Out He Was Duped & Calls Me To Apologize

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This political primary season just keeps getting weirder and weirder. Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, representing the 66th District in California explains as State Controller, John Chiang listens at the Lunquist Mansion on the Palos Verdes Peninsula during a recent fundraiser (photo by Joe Galliani).

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Let Us Now Murder AB 2145 Before It Kills Community Choice Power

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It should surprise no one that the entire event was a sad and cynical dog and pony show for the guest presenters with a minimum of public questions allowed.

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Greenius Will Meet With Al Gore To Talk Climate Reality

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Joe Galliani Selected As Climate Leader Just As Global Warming Reaches Tipping Points.

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Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

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And of course the campus was teeming with hundreds of ECHS students, looking sharp and bright in their best business casual fashions as they proudly presented their purpose-driven projects, thoughts and ideas that are the heart of the annual Community Forum’s program.

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Greenius Presents: Governor Schwarzenegger on What’s Coming Soon To California

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As your friendly neighborhood Greenius continues with his efforts to help Hermosa Beach become the first carbon neutral city in the South Bay, it might help some of you to get up to speed on what we already know is coming our way here in California from climate change and global weirding. Here’s Governor Schwarzenegger telling it like it is about what we’re doing in California to prepare for what we already see coming our way.

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Hermosa Beach Mayor Has A Secret & It’s None of Your Damn Business

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No agenda was ever released for this event and no list of who was invited or who is presenting can be found anywhere. Well I guess I’m just not the “leading thinker&# on Hermosa’s Carbon Neutral City movement or the Green Idea City I thought I was. Who’d have thunk it?!

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Greenius on Patch.com: Finding Free Green to Fund the Green Idea City

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I’ve attended conferences across the state , learning the details, and writing about the progress of the first cities and counties to make loans to their citizens, and giving presentations locally to update the South Bay. I don’t need to tell you how tight money is today.

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Lillian Light Is No Lightweight - The Environmental Lioness of the South Bay is Fired Up, Ready To Go!

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In 2001 we started by making a list of what our environmental priorities were and then we brought those to the public by recruiting speakers to present those topics on Earth day. Then in 2003 we presented a forum on Iraq, “Voices From the Streets.&#

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The Cat Is Still On The Roof – And The Roof! The Roof! The Roof Is On Fire!

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Dr. Hansen is giving us 12 months to get our act together: “ The next President and Congress must define a course next year in which the United States exerts leadership commensurate with our responsibility for the present dangerous situation.

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Exxon/Mobil Guilty of Climate Change Coverup. Now Ordered Out of Torrance 3 Years Sooner.

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I turn 60 in 2017 and this will be a present I’m getting myself. I initially gave Exxon/Mobil till 2020 to get out of Torrance and clean up their toxic mess here in my town.

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Greenius Weekend Update

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AB 811 Presentation this Thursday, May 28, 2009. I’ve spent all of the last week and I’ll be spending plenty of quality time this Memorial Day holiday weekend updating my AB 811 presentation for the Green Task Force meeting next Thursday.

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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And so it was that I found myself in the Hermosa Beach City Council Chambers addressing the Green Task Force audience you cannot see in this photo as I presented my Finding The Green To Green The Grid House By House PowerPoint. Click Here to Download a PDF copy of my presentation ).

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The Summit On Clean Tech Law & The New Energy Policy

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UCI’s solar energy research center will be presenting their advice on partnering with the private sector to leverage research in the pipeline & to commercialize it.

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Superstars of AB 811 Rock Palm Desert @ EcoMotion Conference

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“ Cisco Devries, President of Renewable Funding gives his presentation on the groundbreaking BerkeleyFIRST program to the conference. One key Rod stressed during his presentation was how much easier things would be if the energy bonds were tax exempt.

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

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Electric Company Too Scared To Tell Truth About Climate Change

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After my volunteer stint was over I stayed for the presentation and workshop. Javier Burgos, a Project Manager with the SCE’s California Solar Initiative program gave a nice, if overlong and overwordy PowerPoint presentation.

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Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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I’ll be anxious to learn their plans, hear the reaction those plans get from cities and report back to you on the overall sense of urgency that may – or may not – be present by city stakeholders.

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Heidi On The Hot Seat

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Presently I’m sorry to report that there is no local leadership driving these emissions down. All Global Warming Is Local.

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BREAKING NEWS: US Science Report Proves All Out Effort To Fight Climate Change Needed Right Now Or Everyone Is Screwed. Get It?

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Otherwise I advise you to read Joe Romm’s piece on Climate Progress that has many more links including links for you to download the entire PowerPoint presentation with all the science. This is the cover of the report that was released by the The U.S.

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It’s Time To Go To The Mattresses

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A stark scientific conclusion, that we must reduce greenhouse gases below present amounts to preserve nature and humanity, has become clear to the relevant experts.

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Greenius & Obama Celebrate Our First 100 Days!

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I especially enjoyed writing Lillian Light’s remarks for the Audubon award she presented to my friend Dency Nelson last Saturday at Madronna Marsh. Answering the President’s Call To Serve A Higher Purpose. April 14, 2009 GRID Alternative solar install for Habitat for Humanity.

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Torrance Enviro Commish - From Curious to CringeWorthy

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The meeting started out well with a terrific presentation by Fred Koch, owner of Koch Development of Torrance. It was telling that Commissioner McCabe noted that the presentation Koch gave was something the Commission has “been talking about for years.&#.

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The Greenius Goes Into Overdrive

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In Manhattan Beach I’ve been watching the four committees of the ETF present their recommendations for the city council on water, waste, building and climate change. Their presentations have been thorough, comprehensive, well-researched and well presented.

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The Curious Case of the Torrance Enivornmental Commission

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I’ll admit that my expectations were based on my experiences with the South Bay Green Task Force, the Manhattan Beach Environmental Task Force and the other environmental organizations whose meetings, workshops and presentations I attend.

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Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

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The put on very well run workshops for adults and in-class presentations for kids.

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Manhattan Beach, The South Bay’s Greenest City

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I’m a huge fan of their 2007 publication, “ Working Toward A Greater, Greener Manhattan Beach &# and I’ve been learning a great deal from their city’s presentations at the South Bay Green Task Force meetings I attend. Happy New Year!

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Exxon/Mobil To Fund Solar Financing Bond For Torrance Homeowners

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The task force will engage in town hall style meetings and presentation to schools, homeowner’s associations, churches, fraternal organizations and established environmental organizations.

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Inside The Green Task Force

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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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The View From Here Today

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I volunteer with the South Bay Environmental Services Center doing community outreach and presentations. The next president and Congress must define a course next year in which the United States exerts leadership commensurate with our responsibility for the present dangerous situation. I contributed the following to the World Wildlife Climate Witness site last week and it was published this morning.

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The Solangelist Up On The Roof

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I’ll be presenting my AB 811 Funding presentation to Maryln Lyons at the SBESC on Monday afternoon. Creative Greenius in yellow hardhat with fellow GRID Alt volunteers. On Monday and Tuesday of last week the Reverend Ron and I were in El Cajon, California working on our first volunteer solar install with our new friends from GRID Alternatives. It was even more fun and more enriching than I imagined it would be. And I learned more than I thought I could in just 48 hours.

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Solaris to present new generation hydrogen bus

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Solaris Bus & Coach has announced the Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogen, a new generation hydrogen fuel cell bus. The official premiere of the vehicle is slated for 2019.

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Christmas Presents

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Santa was good to me this year. I received a Link-10 battery monitor from my parents. I don't think they understand what it does and why it costs so much, but okay, they got it for me anyway. The items on the right came from Belktronix. The wires on the upper left are the Link-10 voltage prescaler.

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Nine Ways to Make More Sales This Year

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Sales coach customer follow up presentation product prospect prospecting referrals seminars service skills speeches training webinars workshopsIf “Make more sales” is on your New Year’s Resolutions list (and I’m betting that it is), the question becomes “How, exactly?”

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Volvo Trucks presents second electric truck model in three weeks: Volvo FE Electric

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Just three weeks after the unveiling of Volvo Trucks’ first all-electric truck, the Volvo FL Electric ( earlier post ), the company is expanding its product range with a second electric truck.

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

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Warm season average present-day daily maximum ozone levels (AVGMDA8) at urban (left) and non-urban sites (right). Ozone levels across much of North America and Europe dropped significantly between 2000 and 2014.

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NEVS presents Saab 9-3 EV prototype

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the company working to resurrect the Saab brand, presented the Saab 9-3 Electric Vehicle as designed and produced as part of a prototype series in Trollhättan. We are happy to present the result of NEVS engineering into a real Saab EV product.

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Renault presents new 1.3L TCe engine at Geneva; co-developed with Daimler; ~1M units per year

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Renault is presenting the new turbocharged gasoline 1.3 TCe engine, co-developed by the Alliance and Daimler, at the Geneva Motor Show. The new unit will feature under the hoods of Captur and Scénic, and will become available for other Renault models in the course of 2018.

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