Leading UK scientists set out resource challenge of meeting EV targets by 2050

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Using its scientific expertise and collection of geological specimens, the Museum is collaborating with leading researchers to identify resource and environmental implications of the transition to green energy technologies including electric cars. The urgent need to cut CO 2 emissions to secure the future of our planet is clear, but there are huge implications for our natural resources not only to produce green technologies like electric cars but keep them charged.

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California Air Resources Board approves sales of XL’s electrified Ford F-250

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XL received approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to sell hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup trucks in California, marking the 14 th CARB executive order achieved by the company.

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California Air Resources Board Head: All New Cars Should Be Zero-Emission In 2030

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And that's largely due to regulations overseen by the state's Air Resources Board. emissions California California Air Resources Board plug-in cars transportation policyAmong U.S. states, California is by far the most enthusiastic when it comes to electric cars. But Mary Nichols--the chair of this agency since 2007--isn't satisfied with having just a few electric cars on California roads. DON'T MISS: California Approves Aggressive.

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Alabama, Mississippi to assess oil sands resources in their states

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Alabama and Mississippi are forming a partnership to further study the oil sands resources in the two states, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced on Saturday while speaking to the Southern States Energy Board.

DOE to release hydrogen safety training resource

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO) and Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) are developing a hydrogen training resource focused on fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) technology and how it can be utilized for federal fleets.

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Report: Rising electric-car production may strain unexpected resources

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Despite electric cars producing no tailpipe emissions, not all of their effects will be environmentally beneficial, according to a recent report by McKinsey & Co. The group, which is often optimistic about electric car adoption, forecasts that by 2030, plug-in cars will make up at least 20 percent of car sales globally, and up to 35 percent in

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Voltaiq survey on battery industry finds analytical challenges and resource constraints as major obstacles to product development

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When asked to note the biggest bottlenecks in their workflow, respondents’ answers fell into three main themes: Scarcity of expertise and resources.

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Gevo and Leaf Resources sign joint development agreement for potential use of cellulosic-derived sugars to convert to hydrocarbon molecules

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and Leaf Resources , an Australia-based company and one of the world’s leading companies in converting plant biomass into industrial sugars, have signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA). Leaf Resources’ pretreatment technology—the Glycell Process—breaks down plant biomass at lower temperature and pressure to generate a higher yield of cellulose than conventional approaches. Gevo, Inc.

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Albemarle signs exclusivity agreement with Mineral Resources for 50/50 lithium JV in W. Australia; $1.15B deal

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Albemarle Corporation, a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, signed an Exclusivity Agreement (Agreement) with Mineral Resources Limited in relation to the potential creation of a 50/50 joint venture (JV) to own and operate the Wodgina hard rock lithium mine and ultimately develop an integrated lithium hydroxide operation at the resource site.

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Japan V2G demonstrator project using EVs as virtual power plant resource; METI funding

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—have been selected by the Ministry for Economy, Transport and Infrastructure (METI) to receive grants under METI’s FY2018 Sustainable open Innovation Initiative (SII) to help fund “A Demonstrator Project for A Virtual Power Plant Utilizing Consumer Energy Resources (V2G Aggregator Project)”.

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Roskill: Chinese companies step up their pursuit of lithium resources

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Nextview New Energy, underwritten by Tibet Summit Resources and Tajik-China Mining, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Lithium X Energy for approximately C$257 million (US$197 million), despite worries over the deal’s likelihood following reports by another Nextview target—Bacanora Minerals—over delays to an investment. Nextview takes control of the Sal de los Angeles lithium brine project in Argentina, containing over 2Mt LCE of resources.

2018 60

Dürr building smart and resource-efficient paint shop at San Luis Potosí in Mexico for BMW Group; Industry 4.0

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From the first full year of production, the plant will be the BMW Group’s most resource-efficient production location worldwide. Responsible use of water resources is a particular sustainability goal in San Luis Potosí.

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DIY Electric Car Wiki - A Tremendous Conversion Resource

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Some of the members here will find this obvious but I've spoken with several people recently who had no idea that we have such a fantastic resource built up. For those of you who don't know, we have an electric car conversion wiki which has tons of info for beginners and pros. It's the same one as the link on the top right of the page, but I admit, our site design is a little weak so I'm not terribly surprised that it gets overlooked. Hey, it's all about the content, right?

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ExxonMobil doubles Permian Basin resources to 6B barrels via acquisitions

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Exxon Mobil Corporation will more than double its Permian Basin resource to 6 billion barrels of oil equivalent through the acquisition of companies owned by the Bass family of Fort Worth, Texas, with an estimated resource of 3.4 billion in ExxonMobil shares, and a series of additional contingent cash payments totaling up to $1 billion, to be paid beginning in 2020 and ending no later than 2032 commensurate with the development of the resource.

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California Air Resources Board posts revised draft of strategy to reduce “Super Pollutants”

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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has posted a revised draft of California’s proposed Short-Lived Climate Pollutant (SLCP) Strategy.

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SoCalGas introduces STARS solar hydrogen generation system at California Air Resources Board Symposium

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SoCalGas) introduced an innovative new solar-powered hydrogen generation system during the California Air Resources Board Technology Expo and Symposium at the University of California, Riverside. Increasing this fueling infrastructure could help speed the deployment of zero emission hydrogen fuel cell vehicles which can play a significant role in reducing California’s greenhouse gas and smog emissions, according to the California Air Resources Board (ARB).

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Hey @SupJaniceHahn #ClimateStrike Kids Don’t Give A S**t About Naming Rights While You & The BOS Are Screwing Them Out Of A Future #StepUpOrStepAside #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Next 10 reports explore rapid changes to California grid driven by EVs, distributed energy resources and community choice aggregation

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According to the California Public Utilities Commission, flexible EV charging can generate resource cost savings of $100-200 million per year for the power system, compared to unmanaged EV charging. Distributed Energy Resources. California’s grid is facing an era of rapid change.

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Emissions Analytics: mass adoption of hybrids, rather than low-volume BEVs most effective for cutting CO2 now, meeting 2030 targets; best use of limited resource

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With automotive battery capacity currently scarce, expensive and suffering supply problems, the deployment of this limited resource is critical to maximizing CO 2 reduction, Emissions Analytics says.

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@LATimes Editorial Board Still Has It’s Head Up It’s Ass About The Climate Crisis Now Raging #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Researchers review risk to water resources from unconventional shale gas development in US

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They identified four potential modes of water resource degradation: (1) shallow aquifers contaminated by fugitive natural gas (i.e., Resources.

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EIA: US Permian Basin oil production and resource assessments continue to increase

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Recent geological surveys have further explored the resources contained in the Permian Basin. The technically recoverable resource estimate for tight oil in the Midland is higher than any previous USGS assessment of tight oil resources in any domestic resource basin.

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@LATimes – Thanks For Putting Ace Reporter @Sammy_Roth On The Front Page Again. Now Allow Me To Add This #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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@LaTimes Greenwashes Climate Crisis & Threat To Readers By Claiming Surrender Is “War On Climate” As Los Angelenos Choke On Nation’s Worst Air Pollution #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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@LATimes Passes On Covering Earth Day. Publisher Says, “We Can’t Monetize The Climate Crisis So I Urge Readers Not To Worry About It And Just Attend The LA Times Food Bowl & Buy Tickets To My E-Sports Venture.”

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EPA draft assessment finds no widespread, systemic impacts to drinking water resources from fracking

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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a draft assessment on the potential impacts of hydraulic fracturing activities on drinking water resources in the United States. Resources.

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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. Earlier post.) These two biobased compounds target large markets in the cosmetics and solvent segments. They can also be converted into polypropylene, a key component in the plastics industry, with market value exceeding 70 billion dollars. A first pilot run was successfully conducted in December 2017.

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California Air Resources Board unanimously adopts Advanced Clean Cars Package

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Resources. ACC combines three sets of regulations to reduce emissions from light-duty vehicles and build the market for advanced zero emission vehicles. Source: ARB. Click to enlarge.

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California Air Resources Board approves $663M funding plan for clean cars, trucks, buses

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The California Air Resources Board approved a $663-million low-carbon transportation plan to increase the use of clean cars, heavy-duty trucks, buses and freight equipment. The funding will help the state cut climate-changing gases while promoting technologies that reduce harmful diesel emissions, particularly in disadvantaged and low-income communities.

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@LATimes Snooze-Worthy Story About Studio Opportunavores Cashing In Ignores Climate Reality Again #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Chevy Bolt EV road trip, GM patents, charger disruptions, resources report: Today's Car News

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And a report draws some surprising conclusions about electric cars' impact on natural resources. GM files patents for three new active aerodynamic aids. A reader's family finds enough charging outlets to make a 2,000-mile road trip in a Chevy Bolt EV. Our readers report they often find electric-car chargers that don't work. All this and more on

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Anti-Environment El Segundo Newspaper @LATimes Spins Climate Destruction Story To Ignore Impact On Front Line Communities & Youth #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2019 130

Western Lithium to Acquire Rocky Mountain Resources for Vanadium Resources

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Western Lithium Canada Corporation and Rocky Mountain Resources Corp. Western Lithium is developing the Kings Valley, Nevada lithium deposit into potentially one of the world’s largest strategic, scalable and reliable sources (based on a National Instrument 43-101 resource estimate) of high quality lithium carbonate. have entered into a non-binding letter of intent pursuant to which Western Lithium proposes to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Rocky Mountain.

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Range Resources fleet now largely fueled by CNG

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Range Resources Corporation announced that its vehicle fleet is now being largely fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG). Range Resources is an independent oil and natural gas producer with operations focused in Appalachia and the southwest region of the United States. Range now has approximately 184 CNG vehicles in its corporate fleet, with 100 serving its growing southwestern Pennsylvania operations.

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GTI partners with Purdue’s CISTAR Center on conversion of shale resources to valuable liquid fuels

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The Gas Technology Institute (GTI) is partnering with Purdue University’s Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources (CISTAR) and other experts from academia, industry and government to develop technologies for responsible conversion of alkanes—light hydrocarbons including methane, ethane and propane—into more valuable liquid fuels, including gasoline and diesel fuels ( earlier post ).

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Green Hero: California Air Resources Board

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'There have been many critics of the US’s comparatively slow approach to addressing environmental concerns – however, no such cloud can be cast over the efforts of California which has proven to be not only the most forward thinking state; but also one of the keenest locations to tackle pollution pro[.]. Green Hero Editor Pick'

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MIT study cautions smaller nations on rushing to develop their natural gas resources; Cyprus as model

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Based on the interim results of a new study, MIT researchers are warning smaller nations to proceed with caution in pursuing the development of their natural gas resources. Resources. Cyprus offshore hydrocarbon exploration blocks. Paltsev et al. Click to enlarge.

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Plenty of lithium resources for electric vehicles

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Will there be enough lithium resources to support increased demand from the use of lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles? Their prediction suggests that even with a rapid and widespread adoption of electric vehicles there will be enough resources to support demand until at [.]. Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Lithium-ion batteries lithium resources University of Michigan

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New study doubles estimate of BC gas resources

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A new joint report on the shale-gas potential of Northeastern British Columbia’s (BC) Horn River Basin more than doubles a previous assessment of gas resources within the province. Location of unconventional resources currently recognized in British Columbia. Resources.

2011 93

California Air Resources Board signs MOU with Australian climate agency

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California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary D. Under the agreement, the Clean Energy Regulator and the Air Resources Board will share information to develop complementary and effective market-based programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and support and build on the capacity of the international carbon market. The Australian Clean Energy Regulator and the Air Resources Board have been sharing practical lessons over the past year on methods for setting carbon prices.

2013 73

Greenius Calls For Nationalizing Oil & Gas Industry & Seizing Their Assets As Sierra Club Applauds

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Godfather of Community Choice In LA County Says Just Transition Means Repairing Damage To Frontline Communities First. On Sunday, May 5, 2019 the Angeles Chapter of the Sierra Club held their annual Awards Banquet and presented a special conservation award to Joe Galliani, declaring-.

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California Air Resources Board readopts Low Carbon Fuel Standard, adopts regulation on alternative diesel fuels

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The Air Resources Board re-adopted a Low Carbon Fuel Standard ( LCFS ), which requires a 10% reduction by 2020 in the carbon intensity of transportation fuels. To address the court’s ruling and to strengthen the program, the Air Resources Board readopted the LCFS regulation following public testimony delivered yesterday at the first of a two-day Board meeting.

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Global Bioenergies reports first production of ETBE entirely from renewable resources

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Global Bioenergies announced the production of ETBE—Ethyl tert-butyl ether, an oxygenate additive for gasoline—purely from renewable resources. ETBE features very different and advantageous physical and chemical characteristics, compared to ethanol, when blended into gasoline.

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