Do generators or cars create more emissions?

By |2019-11-11T11:20:27-08:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: #climatechange, California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA)|Tags: |

SACRAMENTO – Utilities are increasingly turning to Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) to avoid starting wildfires during windy conditions. But before turning to diesel or gasoline generators to keep the lights on, California Air Resources Board (CARB) thinks Californians should be aware that cleaner options are available. The California Air Resources Board now has an [...]

Is climate change real? Survey says

By |2018-12-05T16:15:42-08:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange|Tags: |

What do citizens think about climate change and the capacity of climate action to create jobs and growth? Find out in the EIB-YouGov citizen's climate survey A large majority of Europeans well aware of the climate change issue but 20% still not feeling concerned despite recent IPCC warnings 14% of US citizens skeptical about the [...]

Emissions to rise in 2018 for first time in five years

By |2018-12-04T17:35:37-08:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange|Tags: |

Carbon emissions from advanced economies set to rise in 2018 for the first time in five years, reversing a declining trend As countries meet at COP24, IEA data points to a setback for global efforts to limit emissions 4 December 2018 - The world’s advanced economies will see an uptick in their carbon dioxide emissions [...]

The argument for ZEV vehicles in California

By |2018-12-03T20:16:49-08:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Fuel cells, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , |

I was having a discussion with an acquaintance recently about zero emission vehicles and the how dirty the Fresno/Bakersfield area is. He rightly noted that transportation is light-duty vehicles are just a fraction of the emissions in those counties. He said he was not making a case for either Electric Vehicles nor hydrogen, and said [...]

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