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What’s In It For Me?

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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). .

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

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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.’

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Environmental Charter High School Gets Solar; Greenius Goes EcoMedia

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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.

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.

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

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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.

Top Ten Greenhouse Gasers in California Currently Destroying Your Childrens’ Future

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So let’s take a look, straight from our friends at the California Air Resources Board* , at the Top Emitters of Greenhouse Gases in California, for 2008. Chevron Refinery, El Segundo, California. Here they are, folks, the very Hot List of Global Warming’s Worst Merchants of Death.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Exxon/Mobil To Fund Solar Financing Bond For Torrance Homeowners

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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.

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.

The Curious Case of the Torrance Enivornmental Commission

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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.

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

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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.

Heidi On The Hot Seat

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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.

Manhattan Beach, The South Bay’s Greenest City

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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!

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.

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.

The View From Here Today

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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)

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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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

Natural Resources Canada invests $800K in G4 Insights project to convert forestry waste to renewable natural gas

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Natural Resources Canada is investing $800,000 in G4 Insights Inc. for the development of technology to convert forestry waste into renewable natural gas (RNG) that can be distributed through existing natural gas pipelines in Canada. G4 is developing and commercializing a proprietary PyroCatalytic Hydrogenation (PCH) process to produce a renewable drop-in replacement for fossil natural gas.

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Green Hero: California Air Resources Board

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California Air Resources Board outlines environmental targets

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The California Air Resources Board met in Sacramento late last week and has announced a number of targets aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 and 2035. Tags: Green cars Green credentials Latest news California California Air Resources Board environmental targets greenhouse gas emission targets renewable energy targets

Toyota 'Project Portal' hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty semi tractor as proof of concept

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emissions hydrogen California Air Resources Board CARB hydrogen fuel cell Zero Emission Vehicle semisThe challenges of building fueling infrastructure for passenger cars powered by hydrogen fuel cells are well known by now. Toyota, Honda, and Hyundai now lease low volumes of fuel-cell vehicles in selected areas of California where a few dozen hydrogen fueling stations are now up and running. The challenges for fueling may be less daunting for.

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Electric cars improving fast, CA should raise zero-emission requirements: report

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Environmental Protection Agency was even formed, and its powerful Air Resources Board has been a vital force in getting plug-in electric vehicles onto the state's roads. emissions EPA California California Air Resources Board CARB Zero Emission Vehicle regulation state lawsFor 50 years now, California has been at the very forefront of reducing vehicle emissions. It was doing so before the U.S.

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California Air Resources Board offers backing to Obama green plans

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Earlier this week we told you about President Obama’s push for a national policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (see article) – and now his plans have received backing from the California Air Resources Board. Chairman Mary Nichols issued a statement applauding the announcement stating that California will work with Federal agencies on the next phase [.].

CARB reaffirms state emission, electric-car rules for 2025

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The California Air Resources Board voted Friday to confirm its stricter emissions standards for 2025, setting up a potential clash with the Trump Administration. emissions Politics government EPA California California Air Resources Board CARB transportation policyThe CARB vote reaffirms a decision by the EPA in the waning days of the Obama Administration to lock in emissions standards for vehicles in model years 2022 through 2025. Under Trump, the.

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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.

Ignore VW Diesels, Make Company Sell Electric Cars: Tesla CEO Musk, 44 Others

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TDI VW California Air Resources Board CARB Volkswagen diesel scandalIt will cost a huge sum, likely billions of dollars, to make Volkswagen fix all of the 482,000 TDI diesel vehicles it has admitted use "defeat device" software to ignore emission laws. Indeed, it may not be practically possible for VW to modify 325,000 of those cars--and it would cost the company less simply to buy them back and scrap them.

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USGS releases first shale-oil and shale-gas resource potential assessment for the Alaska North Slope

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The US Geological Survey has released its first estimate of the potential of undiscovered, technically recoverable onshore shale oil and gas resources in Alaska’s North Slope. Resources.

Leak At Natural-Gas Field Now One-Quarter Of All CA Methane Emissions

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emissions California natural gas California Air Resources Board CARB electric utilities MethaneFor half a century, California has been at the forefront of reducing emissions and cleaning up air pollution. And the state has made breathtaking progress since the days of early-Seventies technicolor photochemical smog alerts. But then bad things happen--and a leak at a single natural-gas well shows how much damage can be done to air quality by.

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UW researchers discover major lithium resource in Wyoming; potential integrated brine production/CO2 storage system

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Researchers at the University of Wyoming Carbon Management Institute (CMI) discovered a major new lithium resource near Rock Springs during a geological carbon dioxide storage site characterization project sponsored by the US Department of Energy. The potential new lithium resource discovered by CMI could transform the US from a significant lithium importer to an independent lithium producer.

California Air Resources Board adds another $25 million to expand clean vehicle rebate program

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The California Air Resources Board (ARB) voted to immediately expand the funding and current waiting list for incentive funds that help consumers buy zero-emission and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The Board’s action expanded the current $5-million waiting list, established last month, by an additional $25 million to accommodate expected market growth into the summer. The move is in response to the growing demand for zero-emission and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles over the past two years.