Aviation needs a moonshot: Geoffrey Lipman on greening emissions globally

Green Prophet

The airlines have committed to produce half of the 2005 level emissions by 2050 and to stop increasing their emissions by 2020. The airlines argue that they cannot reduce because they do not have an alternative to fossil fuel-based propulsion.

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Germany Shutting Off Nuclear Power But Increasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Living Green & Saving Energy

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Stavins: Cap-and-trade vs the alternatives (throwback Tuesday)

Environmental Economics

From Waxman-Markey days (2009): Rob Stavins strongly reinforces my view that the incentive-based climate policy comparison is not as simple as carbon tax advocates promote ( Cap-and-trade vs the alternatives ): The Hamilton Project staff concluded in an overview paper (which I highly recommend) that a well-designed carbon tax and a well-designed cap-and-trade system would have similar economic effects.

3 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Electric Cars

Eco Auto Ninja

With an auto transmission and 134 miles per gallon, the Prius is a great alternative to an electric car. With the Volvo V60, you’ll look sleek on the road while reducing your emissions.

Environmental Economics: The simple economics of alternative fuels

Environmental Economics

» March 22, 2011 The simple economics of alternative fuels Simple model of energy:  As the price of energy source A rises, source B becomes cheaper, relatively.    Backers of alternative fuels see a silver lining in rising pump prices. View an alternate.

How To Cut Gasoline Consumption and Carbon Emissions

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How To Cut Gasoline Consumption and Carbon Emissions by greenwise on March 1, 2011 The French have shown the world how to cut gasoline consumption and carbon emissions from automobiles. According to the Wall Street Journal Online, France reduced carbon emissions to the lowest level of any European nation.

Aircraft Emissions: Um, Stewardess, Got An Aspirin?

Green Prophet

Aircraft behemoth Boeing estimates at least 90,000 commercial planes fly daily: a massive fuel burn that translates into elephantine emissions of toxic air. Did you know that aviation has been exempt from all international controls on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions?

Growth in electric vehicles sales central to closing emissions gap

Green (Living) Review

While EVs currently represent less than 1% combined market share across the world’s largest markets for new passenger cars, they should be considered central to any policy and technology portfolio designed to lower transport emissions.

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Progress in Alternative Power, From National to Global Views

Green Home Blog

In fact, it is California’s eminently ‘green’ profile – in everything from banning plastic bags to instituting its own MPG and vehicle emissions standards – that makes the state an expensive place to live.

3 Eco-Friendly Alternatives to Electric Cars

Eco Auto Ninja

With an auto transmission and 134 miles per gallon, the Prius is a great alternative to an electric car. With the Volvo V60, you’ll look sleek on the road while reducing your emissions.

Augmented Reality Projected on Mosque, Fireworks Alternative

Green Prophet

Although the 44 projectors with a combined brightness of 840,000 lumens does create carbon emissions, we avoid all the toxins and dangers of fireworks –– which the Middle East people so love. Is augmented reality projections the new fireworks of the Middle East? We hope so.

Britain Increasing Alternative Fuel Sector

Eco Friendly Daily

In the United States many are pushing for alternative fuels in order to decrease or eliminate dependence upon foreign oil. The condition of the environment, particularly global warming, is also playing a role in why governments are turning to alternative fuels. Alternative Energy

India Increasing Alternative Energy Sectors

Eco Friendly Daily

During the recent climate talks in Copenhagen, in addition to talks leading up to the meeting, India was pressured to agree to reduced emissions. India recently announced their intentions to drastically increase their alternative energy sector. Alternative Energy

How To Cut Gasoline Consumption and Carbon Emissions | Living.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How To Cut Gasoline Consumption and Carbon Emissions by greenwise on March 1, 2011 The French have shown the world how to cut gasoline consumption and carbon emissions from automobiles. According to the Wall Street Journal Online, France reduced carbon emissions to the lowest level of any European nation.

Turkey Plans to Introduce Emissions-Based Tax on Motor Vehicles

Green Prophet

Transportation accounts for nearly one-third of all CO2 emissions in the European Union. But since 1990, overall greenhouse gas emissions in the EU have decreased — unlike Turkey, where they doubled between 1990 and 2009. There are currently 1.6

EU Temporarily Halts Airline Emission Tax

Eco Friendly Daily

However, international aviation emissions were not included in the Kyoto Protocol which was recently extended another five years. This is now being considered an issue as the contribution to worldwide emissions by aviation continues to rise.

Lab focuses on alternatives to gasoline

Eco Friendly Daily

Soon, they intend to place giant batteries on the MATT's rear platform, to research a plug-in hybrid vehicle that could increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. alternatives to just using oil, and there are a lot of alternatives." " Hydrogen fuel cells are often mentioned as one of the most promising alternatives. " Alternative Energy Black Gold Climate Change EnvironmentARGONNE, Ill.

Alternative Energy – Things you didn’t know

Eco Friendly Daily

As our energy needs rise, as our supplies of fossil fuels run out and as the state of our planet become more precarious, we increasingly need to look at alternative energy sources to meet our requirements and to allow our modern lifestyles. The World Commission on Dams stated that at least 100W/m2 of stored water was needed if it was going to produce fewer emissions than a standard plant. Alternative Energy Environment Science & Technology Solar Power Wind Power

3 Little Known Facts about Alternative Energy

Eco Friendly Daily

The concept of developing alternative sources of fuel goes back further than you may realize. The concept of inventing the better mouse trap applies to alternative energy as well with innovative solutions to the country’s environmental issues. America is a nation of thinkers.

greentomatocars goes zero emissions in 2012

Green (Living) Review

greentomatocars’ introduction of the private hire industry’s first zero emission vehicles[1] onto London’s streets comes as a boost to the capital as it struggles to meet air quality targets, currently ranking as one of the worst polluted cities in Europe[2]. In 2011, greentomatocars became the 1st company to offer environmentally friendly alternatives to executive cars and people carriers, by adding biodiesel-fuelled vehicles to our blend of cars.

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The Washington Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce Report is Out

Sightline Daily

In April, Governor Inslee established a Carbon Emissions Reduction Taskforce (CERT) to provide recommendations about the design and implementation of carbon pricing in Washington. Governor Inslee toured energy storage systems company UniEnergy Technologies and met with staff.

World’s First Wave-Powered Desalination Tech Offers Zero-Emission Energy and Water

Green Prophet

New wave-powered desalination technology from Australia may offer Middle East businesses and governments hope for a new alternative to conventional, energy-intensive water purification plants. CETO technology, on the other hand, produces zero emissions.

EU Announces Increased Investments Into Alternative Energies

Eco Friendly Daily

The European Union recently released a new plan for alternative energy investments. The 27 nations making up the European Union are hoping to have the majority of their needed emission reduction plans in place by December. Alternative Energy

The See-Saw Effect of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Eco Friendly Daily

The International Energy Agency brought some sobering news to the table in terms of global warming, stating that global emissions rose 3.2 Emissions. emissions increased modestly, however, they still fall short of making significant change.

The Hope of an Alternative Way to Use Coal

Eco Friendly Daily

CSS reduces emissions by capturing carbon dioxide for ultimate storage underground. Climate Change carbon capture carbon dioxide emissions clean coal Fulfilling the American energy demands remains an essential task.

Emission Trading Nets Big Profits for Businesses

Eco Friendly Daily

Businesses covered under European emissions cap-and-trade schemes are netting billions from the regulations, according to a new economic analysis. Alternatively, cutting back on the number of credits issued would force industries to actually implement emission cuts.

Lab focuses on alternatives to gasoline

Eco Friendly Daily

Soon, they intend to place giant batteries on the MATT's rear platform, to research a plug-in hybrid vehicle that could increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. alternatives to just using oil, and there are a lot of alternatives." " Hydrogen fuel cells are often mentioned as one of the most promising alternatives. " Alternative Energy Black Gold Climate Change Environment ARGONNE, Ill.

EU Emissions Tax Blows Change into Middle East Airways

Green Prophet

Dubai’s Emirates will spend almost $52 million US this year to purchase additional emission allowances, with Etihad facing a $394 million bill over the next nine years, according to the head of environment of that Abu Dhabi-based carrier. International airlines lost a battle against expansion of the EU carbon cap-and-trade system when Europe’s highest court backed the EU airline carbon tax known as the Emissions Trading System (ETS).

The Most Promising Alternative Fuels on the Road Today

Eco Friendly Daily

If you’re looking for a way to reduce your gas consumption and carbon emissions on the road, there are several options. Another option is to explore the alternative forms of fuel out there. The most ubiquitous form of alternative energy in cars at the moment is electricity.

Step By Step Guide on Calculating CO2 Emissions in Your Daily Life

Eco Friendly Daily

On the homepage, you are given many user-friendly options: how it works, how to calculate your emissions both for the home and car, and how to reduce emissions. I decided to check what kind of emissions my house produced. Alternative Energy Environment Green Guides

The Future of Transportation: Noise and Emissions Reduction

Eco Friendly Daily

Solving the problem of excessive noise could also result in further reducing carbon dioxide emissions because the roar of the aircraft is actually the sound of wasted fuel and, interestingly, it’s not the jet engines that are responsible for most of the noise.

Study: The Use of Natural Gas as an Alternative to Coal Might Not Slow Global Warming

Eco Friendly Daily

It’s also the most likely alternative to coal as its reserves deplete. But a new study has put forward a more pessimistic view – natural gas would not significantly slow down the effects of climate change, even though direct carbon dioxide emissions would be less.

Wheeled Snow Shovel Is Potent Green Alternative To Belching Snow Blowers

Green (Living) Review

Eco-Friendly Device Quietly And Quickly Removes Snow Without The Emissions, Noise and Strain New Canaan, CT. Structured Solutions II announced the launch of their newly-designed wheeled snow shovel this fall.

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Step By Step Guide on Calculating CO2 Emissions in Your Daily Life

Eco Friendly Daily

On the homepage, you are given many user-friendly options: how it works, how to calculate your emissions both for the home and car, and how to reduce emissions. I decided to check what kind of emissions my house produced. Alternative Energy Environment Green Guides

Velocity: Electric city bike offers perfect alternate to urban commuters

EcoFriend

B.Sameer Kumar: An urban commuting vehicle that will serve you when it comes to daily needs and will do so without adding to the carbon emissions that already pollute our skies is an absolute welcome change.

Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

Green Blog

Bolivian President Evo Morales earlier this year called for an international conference to deal with the structural causes of climate change and to propose “alternative models&# for humans to live in harmony with the natural world.

Can Climate Science Still Be Ignored?

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green WAYLON: Today Only alternative energy arctic sea ice climate change copenhagen environmental destruction Keystone XL oil pipeline low emissions UN report The UN’s panel on climate just announced that climate changes are almost entirely the fault of humans.

Moroccan Students Unveil Plans for a Solar-Powered Electric Vehicles

Green Prophet

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Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals

Green Living Ideas

The cost of gas may fluctuate, but one thing remains constant: you are always responsible for the carbon emissions you release into the environment. Even though hybrid cars are now available and other alternative fuel cars are under [.] Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals. Tags: Rental Cars alternative fuels and transportation Avis Biodiesel Car rental Car rentals green car rental green car rental program Hertz hybrid car hybrid car rental comparison

Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals

Green Living Ideas

The cost of gas may fluctuate, but one thing remains constant: you are always responsible for the carbon emissions you release into the environment. Even though hybrid cars are now available and other alternative fuel cars are under [.] Reduce Your Carbon Emission with Green Car Rentals. Currently, each U.S. passenger vehicles emit about 160 grams of carbon for every mile driven. Post from: Green Living Ideas. Related Posts. Beyond Hybrids: Green Auto Technology.

Drive No More: 6 Alternatives to Your Car

The Green Changemakers

We often write about how our society is too car-centric , and while it's important to improve cars so they're orders of magnitude greener (because they aren't going away anytime soon), it's also crucial to have a wide variety of alternatives to the automobile. What are these alternatives?

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Despite Best Intentions, Gulf Countries Can’t Quit CO2

Green Prophet

Among the world’s worst polluters, and the biggest suppliers of emissions-causing fuel, the Gulf countries do have great intentions to boost their renewable energy supply. Energy alternative energy carbon emissions fuel subsidies Gulf countries Middle East unrest renewable energy

The Leaf – Nissan’s Green Foray with Its Electric Zero Emission Car

Eco Friendly Daily

The ‘Leaf’ (Leading Environmentally Friendly Affordable Family Car) is an electric hatchback and Nissan hopes it to be a flag bearer in its ambitious plans to lead the market in zero-emission automobiles. After Toyota and Honda, it’s the turn of Japan’s Nos.