Seco Seals Vs. Uncontrolled Carbon Emissions

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 13:00:08 +0000

Last week, I sat down with SECO SEALS’ president and senior engineer, Jim Scott, to talk about the importance of proper, permanent, 100% leak-free seals in automotive and aerospace applications. It was a conversation which, if we’re being honest, I did not expect to turn into a high-tech, planet-saving thriller that challenged my assumptions about […]

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Buses, Trucks, Trains, Shipping, & Aviation Will Electrify More Than US Transportation Blueprint Thinks

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 17:35:45 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a US multilane highway full of electric semi trucks, digital artThe US will waste a lot of time, money, and energy on bad decarbonizing transportation approaches and end up less competitive as a result.

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US Transportation Blueprint: Good Intentions, Weak Diagnosis, & Possibly Irrelevant

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 17:37:30 +0000

DALL·E generated image of people walking and cycling beside canal with electric container ship, digital artWhile the US will waste a lot of time, money and energy getting there and end up less competitive as a result, most US transportation will decarbonize regardless, although often not as the new transportation blueprint supposes.

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Galapagos Airport: Environmental Tourism

Credit to Author: Otto Gunderson| Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2023 04:50:03 +0000

People who love to travel but are concerned about the environmental impacts of flying should consider a trip to the Galapagos. In 2017, the Ecological Airport of the Galapagos became the first airport in Latin America to be recognized as carbon neutral. This was granted through the Airports Council International, whose Airport Carbon Accreditation Program […]

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New Design for Lithium-Air Battery Could Offer Much Longer Driving Range

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2023 10:00:30 +0000

New batteries could one day power cars, airplanes, trucks.

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Why Aren’t Energy Flows Diagrams Used More To Inform Decarbonization?

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2023 15:59:22 +0000

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Sankey diagram of US energy flows for 2021The primary energy fallacy is the assumption that all of the energy in all of the oil, gas and coal we burn today must be replaced. We don’t need to replace it, we need to replace the unwasted energy services.

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“Clean” BC Pension Fund Buys Dirty Gas Stranded Asset In UK for US$11.6B

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2023 19:45:23 +0000

DALL·E generated image of a pension fund dripping oil, digital artHydrogen and fossil fuels dwarf renewables in BC’s pension fund. Its claim to be “The Investment Manager of Choice for British Columbia’s Public Sector” doesn’t hold up to scrutiny.

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