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Port of LA and Long Beach Shows How Traffic Control is Key to Reducing Air Pollution

Port of LA and Long Beach Shows How Traffic Control is Key to Reducing Air Pollution

Posted on 05. Oct, 2011 by .

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Twenty percent of the nation’s greenhouse gases come from automobiles. So it should come as no surprise that traffic reduction strategies can help reduce the amount of CO2 cars inject into the atmosphere: the less time spent driving a car, the less pollution it emits.

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Volt vs. Leaf: Dueling Ads Reveal Different Marketing Approaches

Volt vs. Leaf: Dueling Ads Reveal Different Marketing Approaches

Posted on 21. Jul, 2010 by .

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By BC Upham One has Lance Armstrong, the other has…silence. Following on the heels of the Tour d’France commercial for the Nissan all-electric Leaf, Chevrolet has begun running advertisements for […]

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Politics Puts Solar Feed-in Tariff in the Shade

Politics Puts Solar Feed-in Tariff in the Shade

Posted on 09. Apr, 2010 by .

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The Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) could not have chosen a worse time to introduce a feasibility study (PDF) of a solar feed-in tariff for Los Angeles. The study, a joint project […]

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Green Patents Jump to the Front of the Line Under New Government Program

Green Patents Jump to the Front of the Line Under New Government Program

Posted on 14. Dec, 2009 by .

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The United States Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced this week that pending patent applications for certain “green” technologies will get an accelerated examination by the Office, with the goal […]

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Chevy Volt: Where’s My Test Drive?

Chevy Volt: Where’s My Test Drive?

Posted on 06. Dec, 2009 by .

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I would like to announce a major scandal surrounding the highly anticipated Chevrolet Volt “extended range” electric car: there is only one car available for test drives. This blogger showed […]

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GHG Institute’s Tim Stumhofer: Professionalizing Emissions Experts

GHG Institute’s Tim Stumhofer: Professionalizing Emissions Experts

Posted on 10. Nov, 2009 by .

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Tim Stumhofer is a Program Associate at the Green House Gas Management Institute, which provides professional training in greenhouse gas emissions accounting and verification – the first organization in the […]

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Live Blogging OG09: Wired and the X Prize on the Future of Green Tech

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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At the one of the first breakout sessions of Day Two, Alexis Madrigal demonstrated how technology and society shape each other, and how what is and isn’t inevitable isn’t inevitable, […]

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Live Blogging OG09: OG 25 Contest Rocks the Room

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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The OG25 start-up contest culminated in a whirlwind on-stage presentation by 13 of the finalists at Opportunity Green this morning. The crowd was definitely along for the ride, clapping and […]

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