Creative Greenius

What’s In It For Me?

Creative Greenius

I had every possible tool and resource and opportunity. I was in Carson California last month at their City Council meeting to speak on behalf of the resolution I asked them to pass to approve participating in a feasibility study on community choice aggregation (CCA). .

2015 246

Give Me A #BreakFreeLA & Then Give Me 100% Renewables RIGHT NOW

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Not any City Council members, not enough state elected officials and not enough members of the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the California Air Resources Board, the Coastal Commission or any other regulatory group tasked with protecting the people.

2016 204

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

Creative Greenius

And start speaking up and speaking out against patently stupid and dangerous ideas like drilling for more oil domestically or using our abundant coal resources. Wednesday, June 25, 2008. There’s an old joke that most of us baby boomers first heard when we were kids.

2008 200

Al’s Bright Idea for Hermosa, Ted’s Tough Stance Against Oil & Why I’m Worried About It Mattering

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Sarah Sikich, Heal the Bay’s Science and Policy Director, Coastal Resources at the podium, California State Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi and State Senator Ted Lieu behind her – Photo by Jose Bacallao (lifted from Facebook).

2014 238

I’ve Done The Math – Now I’m Doing Something About It

Creative Greenius

The oil company, E&B, (who would rather you call them E&B Resources) is obsessively pimping their oil wells, promising to generate hundreds of millions of dollars for Hermosa, enough to pay for the schools and just about anything else the community needs if they vote ‘yes.’

2013 250

Hey Google! Lets Reinvent Detroit Together Using Our Creative Greenius Before The Opportunivors Scavenge It

Creative Greenius

Needless to say Google is the perfect candidate to take this on not just based on their financial and intellectual resources but just as importantly Google’s vision and drive to get great things done in the reality based world.

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Amazon.com Packaging FAIL – Hey Jeff Bezos, Who is the Airhead That Packed This?

Creative Greenius

What a waste of resources, space and money from a company that’s supposed to be so smart. I ordered my new 2011 wall calendar for my office from Amazon.com because they had the best price and free shipping.

2010 222

Citizens Filter Hermosa Beach City Council Water to Stop Waste & Force Change

Creative Greenius

We had told them they were not only wasting money, water and resources – they were also setting a bad public example on television and on the web where their meetings are broadcast.

Water 217

Bottled Water in Hermosa Beach: A Waste of Money, Resources and Perfectly Good Tap Water

Creative Greenius

Some of my friends on the Hermosa Beach City Council don’t believe that drinking water out of a new, disposable plastic water bottle at every Council meeting does any harm – so they crack open a new bottle of water at every meeting to quench their thirst.

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Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

Creative Greenius

In a still repressed economy during an era when “no new taxes” is the mindless mantra that forces cutbacks and the elimination of educational programs and resources, the only place the dollars are going to come from are nontraditional, innovative sources.

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

Creative Greenius

Because I think all things considered that EPN has been more effective and more successful than one would expect given the resources… LILLIAN. The more time I spend with Lillian Light the more I admire, respect and flat out like her.

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Inside The Green Task Force

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Bringing all 11 cities together for regular meetings, workshops and working groups, all the cities get to share notes and experiences, pool their knowledge, get answers to their questions and use the COG’s valuable resources.

2008 130

Solar Smackdown in Torrance – Installer Sues City on Behalf of the Sun

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He’s a great resource and wonderful guy and he’s a old solar hippy. After a decade in the solar power installation business, Bradley Bartz is tired of being Mr. Nice Guy.

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Your AB 920 Greenius Update & A Call For Three Times The Sun!

Creative Greenius

The RPS program requires electric corporations to increase procurement from eligible renewable energy resources by at least 1% of their retail sales annually, until they reach 20% by 2010 and to 33% by 2020.

2009 153

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

Creative Greenius

And start speaking up and speaking out against patently stupid and dangerous ideas like drilling for more oil domestically or using our abundant coal resources.

2009 151

The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

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“We still have to adapt, no matter what we do, because of the nature of the greenhouse gases,&# said Tony Brunello, deputy secretary for climate change and energy at the California Natural Resources Agency, who helped prepare the report.

2009 151

Heidi On The Hot Seat

Creative Greenius

ICLEI provides the specialized software that allows cities to quantify their emissions, as well as providing climate change resources and best practices for cities. “Ick-Lee&# is the way the insiders refer to it. I have the bandwidth and I have the resources.

2009 158

Greenius on Patch.com: Refineries Are Too Close for Comfort

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If you look at a list of California’s six worst greenhouse gas emitters (as compiled by the California Air Resources Board) , you’ll notice that three of them are pretty close to Hermosa Beach. If you live in Hermosa Beach, you are the envy of people all over this planet.

2010 130

Hey, Torrance City Council! Was That $80,000 Check You Took From Exxon A Bribe? Hush Money? Or Did You Just Sell Your Soul?

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BREAKING NEWS: CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD JUST RELEASED BLOCKBUSTER GREENHOUSE GAS REPORT OF STATE’S WORST POLLUTERS AND GLOBAL WARMERS. But now we know, because the Air Resources Board finally released the number we never would have gotten if it was up to the people who take checks from Exxon to pay the bills. TORRANCE EXXON REFINERY RANKS #6 IN CALIFORNIA, EL SEGUNDO CHEVRON REFINERY IS #4.

2009 135

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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The county has tremendous resources it can bring to the table and if it has the will and commitment to make L.A. Marilyn Lyon of the SBESC with your Creative Greenius at the PV Street Fair June 7.

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Greenius Goes All AB 811 Over Green Task Force

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Last Thursday afternoon your Creative Greenius took yet another step on my journey to employ my professional skills, talents and resources for greater green good and not just to line my own pockets.

2009 141

Greenius On The Green Scene - The South Bay Report

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Helping people adopt a lifestyle that sustains, rather than depletes, Earth’s natural resources. Imagine what we in the green community could do with the resources they misspend in an average week.

2009 141

Exxon/Mobil To Fund Solar Financing Bond For Torrance Homeowners

Creative Greenius

Because if ever there was a time that Torrance needed the help if its citizens and the great resources that they possess, it’s right now.

The Curious Case of the Torrance Enivornmental Commission

Creative Greenius

As great a resource as the Marsh is, Tracy is an equally great advocate for it. He had no guidance or resources to offer the person who volunteered to take over his presentation.

2009 130

Manhattan Beach, The South Bay’s Greenest City

Creative Greenius

The Creative Greenius says you can now expect a bold United States policy on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, a rapid shift away from carbon-based fuels to renewables and a science-based approach to water policy and other critical resources. Happy New Year!

2009 130

The Further Adventures of The Solangelist

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And there are people out there who want to help and have resources to make it possible. That’s why we’ve built out a huge resource section with tons of articles and that’s why we’ve begun offering seminars and classes.

2008 130

The View From Here Today

Creative Greenius

It also means a Hobson’s choice over the most critical needs for this increasingly precious liquid resource. I contributed the following to the World Wildlife Climate Witness site last week and it was published this morning. I took the photos that now illustrate it here on my blog within the last hour: My name is Joe Galliani, I’m 52 years old and I’ve lived in Southern California for 33 years. (c)

2009 109

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

Green Car Congress

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.

2018 115

Report: Rising electric-car production may strain unexpected resources

Green Car Reports

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

2018 62

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.

2017 60

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2015 87

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.

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)”.

2018 88

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.

2018 113

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.

2018 88

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).

2018 73

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.

2018 68

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.

2017 79

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.

2017 60

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.

2016 103

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

Green Car Congress

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.

2017 84

DIY Electric Car Wiki - A Tremendous Conversion Resource

DIY Electric Car

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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