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Do generators or cars create more emissions?

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

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 [...]

By |2018-12-05T16:15:42-08:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange|Tags: |0 Comments

Emissions to rise in 2018 for first time in five years

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 [...]

By |2018-12-04T17:35:37-08:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange|Tags: |0 Comments

The argument for ZEV vehicles in California

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 [...]

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24)

Reaching the Paris Agreement’s goals is possible but relies on scaled-up collective ambition, says EIB Vice-President Taylor ahead of COP24 New loans for Poland supporting the transition towards a low carbon economy Results of the first EIB-YouGov Citizens Survey on Climate Mobilizing finance to meet Paris goals with multilateral development bank partners The European Investment [...]

By |2018-12-02T19:53:03-08:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: #climatechange|Tags: |0 Comments

Kid strike for climate attending COP

The girl who sparked an international School Strike for Climate coming to the COP Greta Thunberg to speak Monday, Dec 3, 3:00 - 3:30 pm, on School Strike for Climate November 31, Katowice, Poland – Greta and her father, Svante Thunberg, will be attending this year’s COP and participating in several World Scientists Warning to [...]

By |2018-12-02T19:32:12-08:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: #climatechange|Tags: |0 Comments

NHTSA, EPA hearing on easing pollution limits

It's a juxtaposition that NHTSA/EPA has picked Fresno, CA to have their first meeting on easing the pollution limits that were set in 2012. Instead of having it at the Capitol in Sacramento, CA, on California Air Resources Board (CARB) territory they have picked the dirtiest county in California, Fresno. The first thought is that [...]

California’s Brown blocks Trump offshore drilling

SACRAMENTO – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation – SB 834 by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) and AB 1775 by Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) – to block new federal offshore oil drilling along California’s coast, and announced the state’s opposition to the federal government’s plan to expand oil drilling on public lands [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:34:01-07:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Auto industry news, California|Tags: |0 Comments