Kid strike for climate attending COP

Greta Thunberg 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 [...]

By |2020-05-28T15:23:24-07:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: #climatechange|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

California will be clean and green by 2045

Governor Brown Signs 100 Percent Clean Electricity Bill, Issues Order Setting New Carbon Neutrality Goal. SACRAMENTO – Reaffirming California’s global climate leadership, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed Senate Bill 100, authored by Senate President pro Tempore Emeritus Kevin de León, setting a 100 percent clean electricity goal for the state, and issued an [...]

By |2018-09-10T18:26:58-07:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Emissions, Environment|0 Comments

Nichols McCarthy CARB EPA look back over 50 years

* McCarthy - more Volkswagen executives will go to jail * Nichols - Governor Brown invited Chinese to sell their electric vehicles in California * McCarthy - when the federal government takes a break, CARB doesn't * Nichols - the U.S. as a whole is not as big a part of the world market for [...]

Gov. Brown on CARB – to the Sun and back

CARB celebrates 50 years of more emissions * Californians drove almost 335 Billion miles last year * historic agreement (now known as CARB) was between California's Republican Governor Reagan and the United States Republican President, Richard Nixon * Henry Ford II came out to California to complain about not being able to meet the standard [...]

Hurricane Harvey and the water continues to rise

As I watch the devastation of Hurrican Harvey on television I see people in the streets; they are wading through water that is up to their waist. These are grown men at least six feet tall, helping other people out of the water. While car sales will see a decline for the short-term in Texas, [...]

By |2019-12-24T12:50:05-08:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy|Tags: , |0 Comments

Donald Trump, CAFE, EPA waivers & SB32

California has saved almost 50,000,000 gallons of gasoline a year by using less than 175,000 alternative technology vehicles. If California hadn't instituted rules that required companies to use better fuel economy technology, we wouldn't have these cars on the market. These are two very important points to remember as you read this article. President Donald [...]

EPA Pruitt casts shadow of doubt on Sunny California

Listen to John Batchelor radio show with Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal, and Lou Ann Hammond talking about Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Pruitt versus California Air Resources Board (CARB) Donald Trump's Environmental Protection Agency, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, poked a stick in the middle of a hornet's nest when he said he [...]

Jumpstart Maui changing one habit

Arakawa is the Mayor of the County of Maui, State of Hawaii. He is Mayor of Maui, Molokai, Lanai, and Kaho'olawe. He has my vote for President. Arakawa understands that getting off the dependence of foreign oil is a National Security and economic boom. The County of Maui spends $4-6 Billion a year on petroleum. [...]

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