Is climate change real? Survey says

By | 2018-12-05T16:15:42+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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 [...]

Banks announce joint framework for goals of the Paris Agreement

By | 2018-12-03T20:52:23+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|Tags: |

Multilateral Development Banks announce a joint framework for aligning their activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) today announced a joint framework for aligning their activities with the goals of the Paris Agreement, reinforcing their commitment to combat climate change. In a joint declaration, the MDBs committed to working together [...]

The argument for ZEV vehicles in California

By | 2018-12-03T20:16:49+00:00 December 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 [...]