Category Archives: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

It’s Now or Never for Saving Solar Power and Fighting Smog

It’s Now or Never for Saving Solar Power and Fighting Smog In case you have noticed lately in Orange County, it is getting smoggier. That doesn’t come from dirty power plants, since they are solar, wind, nuclear, or burning clean … Continue reading

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CAFE Fuel Economy Standards: Now and In the Future

CAFE Fuel Economy Standards:  Now and In the Future The current CAFE standards (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) and their increases are good through 2021.  For 2022 to 2025, they are under review by the Trump Administration, and their decision is … Continue reading

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Sea Level Rise and Possible Increased Storms in Laguna Beach

Sea Level Rise and Possible Increased Storms in Laguna Beach Laguna Beach’s attractions have been the beaches, the canyon, the cliffs, the foliage, the artists who have settled here, and the community spirit and involvement. Our climate effects evaluation does … Continue reading

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Transportation Ideas for Laguna Beach

Transportation Ideas for Laguna Beach The careful Solano Beach analysis of emissions shows that two thirds of their emissions comes from transportation. This shows the primacy of this category in terms of reducing emissions. Laguna beach has a somewhat similar … Continue reading

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Future Ideas on Automated Transportation and Fuel Economy

Future Ideas on Automated Transportation and Fuel Economy We are at the beginning in a digital, artificial intelligence improvement in transportation safety, automation, and gas savings. When anticipated increases in safety materialize, even in the first stage of independent vehicle … Continue reading

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The Long Term Outlook for Climate Sustainability

The Long Term Outlook for Climate Sustainability I have learned not to panic over the US setback on fighting climate change. This fight will have to go on forever, and most all of it after I am gone. So I … Continue reading

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The Climate Action of the US at the Bonn Conference

The Climate Action of the US at the Bonn COP23 Conference Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York City, noted that the US Climate Action effort called America’s Pledge involved 20 states, 110 cities, universities, and 1,400 businesses.   The … Continue reading

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Laguna Beach Visitor versus Resident Pollution

Laguna Beach Visitor versus Resident Pollution David Hanssen has an LA Times article trying to count Laguna Beach visitors. The city says 3 million a year. Visit Laguna says 6 million. But there are only 2,000 parking spaces. And only … Continue reading

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