Category Archives: Transportation

New Summary of California Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2016

Summary of California Greenhouse Gas Emissions for 2000 to 2016, 2018 Edition This report is from the California Air Resources Board. The units used are Million Metric Tons of CO2 equivalent (MMTCO2e), which we will shorten to “CO2” or just … Continue reading

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Climate-Wise Actions for Laguna Beach

Concerned about climate change? Here are some steps Laguna Beach residents (and everyone else) can take to combat climate change and help the environment.  Walk more, drive less. Use the trolley…it’s free.  Turn lights off at home.  Use LED light … Continue reading

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Trump’s Deregulated America of Fears

Trump’s Deregulated America of Fears It’s essentially a mathematical theorem, that if you remove regulations that were imposed to prevent harm, that bad things will happen.  Trump promised in the campaign, that for every new regulation, he would remove two.  … Continue reading

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Trump’s Attack on the Government’s Climate Program

Trump’s Attack on the Government’s Climate Program Everyone relies on knowing the climate, and the weather that it controls. Even Trump, who just attacked the funding of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), in the EPA. It coordinates the … Continue reading

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The Republican Convention and the Unmentionable: Climate Change

The Republican Convention and the Unmentionable: Climate Change So far the Convention has covered Make America Safe Again, and Make America Work Again. The Unmentionable topic has not shown up, or not shown up in a significant enough place for … Continue reading

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Climate Mitigation Through the Market

  The largest countries at the Paris 2015 climate talks are constrained in what they can commit to, for various reasons. But if we look at what is producing the current level of carbon pollution control, it is largely the … Continue reading

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