Defeating Guilt — Personal Responsibility & Climate Change

Credit to Author: Alex Voigt| Date: Sat, 10 Oct 2020 20:04:31 +0000

When I was a kid, I asked my parents one day what they did to prevent Hitler. I received an irritating form of silence in exchange for an answer. Most children in Germany asked their parents or grandparents sooner or later, and only a very few received a convincing response, almost as if it was an unexpected surprise that this question would ever appear. It never disappeared again

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Applying the Pareto Principle to Benefit the Planet: Conversion of Commercial Transportation to Reduce Effects of Climate Change

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Sun, 13 Sep 2020 12:20:58 +0000

Applying the Pareto Principle to Benefit the Planet: in the US, the transportation sector is at the top of a list of polluters inclusive of agriculture, industry, commercial, residential and electricity. Within transportation itself, it’s the light-duty, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that are responsible for 82% of GHG, while the others combined contribute just 18%.

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California Blackouts Bring Calls for Investigation

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 16:00:59 +0000

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California’s governor demanded an investigation into the cause of a series of power outages—the first since since an energy crisis in 2001—that blacked out parts of the state in recent days.  California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has struggled to ensure reliability since Friday, Aug. 14, when, amid triple-digit temperatures, it declared a statewide Stage 2 […]

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California Blackouts Bring Calls for Investigation

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2020 16:00:59 +0000

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California’s governor demanded an investigation into the cause of a series of power outages—the first since since an energy crisis in 2001—that blacked out parts of the state in recent days.  California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has struggled to ensure reliability since Friday, Aug. 14, when, amid triple-digit temperatures, it declared a statewide Stage 2 […]

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BYD’s Fully Electric Refuse Trucks Make It Easy To Upgrade Fleets To Zero Emissions

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 18:05:31 +0000

Noisy trash trucks may soon be a thing of the past if BYD has anything to say about it. In partnership with Hudson County Motors, BYD is providing the first fully electric rear loader refuse collection trucks to the East Coast of the US. the new trucks will have sufficient range to run typical full day routes in Jersey City, providing not just zero emission service, but nearly silent service

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Oil firms slash fuel prices 

Credit to Author: Jordeene B. Lagare| Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 06:03:52 +0000

Oil companies will again impose a hefty price rollback on Tuesday. The price of gasoline will be slashed by P2 per liter, diesel by 50 centavos per liter, and kerosene by P1.95 per liter. Seaoil was the first to adjust its pump prices on Sunday. Cleanfuel, Petro Gazz and Pilipinas Shell will cut their prices […]

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Suzuki, Jeep, & Volvo May Have Cheated EU Emissions Tests

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:18:33 +0000

The Dutch road authority ruled last Thursday that Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki’s Vitara diesel models broke emissions rules and if they are not fixed, these automakers will be banned from selling vehicles in Europe. The EU isn’t playing

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Delta Flight Dumps Fuel On School Children

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2020 05:31:17 +0000

A Delta flight bound for Shanghai had to make an emergency fuel dump earlier today. That fuel rained down upon Los Angeles near a school playground. Around 40 people were injured, the AJC reports

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Financially Flailing Eskom Scrambles to Complete Defect-Ridden Coal Plants

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 14:53:46 +0000

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South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom was forced to slash 2,000 MW on a rotational basis nationwide on Oct. 16 and Oct. 17. The newest round of power cuts—the first in nearly seven months—highlight the state-owned utility’s scramble to avert financial disaster stemming in part from the fast-tracked construction of two 4.8-GW coal-fired power plants: Medupi […]

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