Category Archives: Transportation

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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Equivalent Volt and Leaf Pollution Mileage in Various California Utility Districts

Electric cars do not run on manufacturers mpg ratings, nor on the mysterious EPA mpg ratings.  They run on electricity provided mostly at night provided by your local utility.  We give here the amount of CO2 produced per kWh from … Continue reading

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Equivalent Volt and Tesla Pollution Mileage in Various California Utility Districts

Electric cars do not run on manufacturers mpg ratings, nor on the mysterious EPA mpg ratings.  They run on electricity provided mostly at night provided by your local utility.  We give here the amount of CO2 produced per kWh from … Continue reading

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Lecture on Natural Gas and Greenhouse Gases

This is my Osher Lifelong Institute Lecture on High Efficiency Natural Gas Plants as a replacement for old, low efficiency coal plants, and its dramatic effects on lowering greenhouse gases for energy production. Natural Gas and Greenhouse Gases

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Comparison of a Honda Civic Natural Gas Car with a Gasoline Honda Civic, and two Electric Hybrid Cars

  We compare the price, fuel economy, cost and mileage range of a Honda Civic Natural Gas car with a gasoline Honda Civic, a Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Toyota Prius Hybrid. The table is formed from www.fueleconomy.gov, from the … Continue reading

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