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Look at who's not denying climate change

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - 15 hours 58 min ago
... political will in our national and state leaders to become fully engaged in the transition from a fossil fuel economy to a renewable energy economy.

Aberdeen smoker's home 'three-times worse than Beijing pollution'

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - 16 hours 9 min ago
Fine particle levels, or PM2.5, in the home were more than forty times higher than the roadside air pollution levels measured in Aberdeen city centre.

China: automakers could have problems meeting tougher <b>fuel economy</b> goals

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - 16 hours 54 min ago
Beijing's ongoing battle against pollution also includes measures to align fuel economy standards in the world's largest auto market to the ones ...

Fuel mileage king Toyota Prius maintains its spot as leader of hybrids

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - 17 hours 39 min ago
People want fuel economy, so Toyota made a smart bet by getting out front of this trend. In 2014, the Prius is still the first name you think of when you ...

Car makers battle to keep up with tough laws

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - 17 hours 50 min ago
CHINESE vehicle makers from state-owned FAW to Zhejiang Geely are racing to sell more eco-friendly cars as they try to meet tough fuel economy ...

Environment Is Grabbing Big Role in Ads for Campaigns

Pipe: Climate and Health - 19 hours 50 min ago
From every angle, campaigns for Democratic and Republican candidates are targeting voters concerned about energy and climate change.

Oil refinery in Devils Lake one step closer to reality

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 23:00
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – A $200 million, 20,000-barrel-a-day clean fuels oil refinery could be operating near Devils Lake within three years. By: Kevin ...

'No doubt' there's potential for wind energy, environmental officer says

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:56
He said the focus of President Barack Obama's administration on reducing emissions from less-clean fuels sources, particularly from coal-fired power ...

US-China co-op could veer world back to 2 degrees

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:45
Both countries implement vehicle emissions standards; those of China are slightly stronger. However, if both were to move to global best practice (e.g. ...

No quick solutions for smog problem

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 20:33
Abroad and at home, there is a rising chorus questioning the effectiveness of air pollution control in China, most recently from the thousands of runners ...

hdghg -- U.S. EPA Grants Waiver Allowing Enforcement of California' s Tractor-Trailer GHG Regulation

Pipe: Advanced tech - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:50
The California Air Resources Board has issued Regulatory Advisory Mail-Out MSC# 14-17 to notify interested stakeholders that on July 30, 2014, the U.

newsclips -- ARB Newsclips for October 21, 2014

Pipe: Advanced tech - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:26
ARB Newsclips for October 21, 2014.

Virginia's SCC Staff Wields a Nuclear Ax When Any Number of Toothpicks Would Do

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 18:41
The SCC Staff is also wrong when it says that emissions standards for existing power plants under the Clean Power Plan are stricter than the ...

Commission to write letter of support for proposed oil refinery

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 18:28
According to the company's plans, the facility would be a 20,000 barrel-per day refinery of clean fuels. There is currently 300 acres of land, secured ...

Environmental Lawyers Gear Up for Fighting Climate Change in the Courts

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 17:56
... is merely in its infancy and might become a potent tool in the absence of adequate national emissions standards or an international climate pact.

Falling Fuel Prices Make CNG a Tough Sell

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:26
... GM heavy-duty pickups that use compressed natural gas) to comply with more stringent governmental fuel-economy requirements, but they won't be ...

Will Cheap Gas Hurt Sales of Ford's New Pickup?

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 16:01
Ford's coming 2015 F-150 pickup truck has been designed with lightweight materials and advanced engine technologies to get better fuel economy ...

IN-2014/174: Altitude Cold Temperature Corrections

Pipe: Aviation - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:29
International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Doc 4444 PANS-ATM currently states that 'when necessary, the relevant minimum vectoring altitude shall include a correction for low temperature effect and it is the responsibility of the Air Traffic Services authority to provide the controller with minimum altitudes corrected for temperature effect'. UK Air Traffic Control (ATC) procedures published in CAP 493 (Manual of Air Traffic Services Part 1) do not currently specify procedures for applying

Shell Helix unveils first synthetic motor oil from natural gas

Pipe: Passenger vehicles - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:07
This gives the finished motor oil a number of important performance benefits, including improved viscosity control, lower volatility and fuel economy.