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air pollutionGeoengineering will happen, China controlling rain across Tibet

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Climate change is the byproduct of the industrial economy. Production of CO2 and black carbon (soot and particulates) are not the goal of industry and transportation. However, CO2 and black carbon have been produced in huge quantities. Indoor and outdoor …

air pollutionFinally Soot Free Cookers That Deliver

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In 2017, a Rwandan cookstove company revealed this week that it has raised more money in the past six months than the entire cookstove sector has raised in any single year. Inyenyeri, a Rwandan company that provides cookstoves to households …

air pollutionAir Pollution Genocide not Climate Change Genocide

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NY Mag writer David Wallace-Wells talks about a climate genocide. He implies that if we do not stop climate change at 1.5 degrees of warming then the climate change will cause 150 million more deaths than at 2 degrees of …

air pollutionAir pollution deaths at WW2 scales are happening now

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In NY Mag, a climate journalist David Wallace-Wells wrote about a study of the difference between 1.5 degrees of warming and two degrees. He cited a Nature climate change paper – Quantified, localized health benefits of accelerated carbon dioxide emissions …

air pollutionFixing air pollution and soot would be faster and 20X cheaper than CO2 fix

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The IPCC published their latest climate change report. They tried to justify spending $48 trillion over the next 20 years to transform world energy by claiming 180 million lives could be saved from reduced air pollution. Yes, there have been …

air pollutionPlans for Regional Hydrogen-Electric Passenger Aircraft

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HES Energy Systems revealed its plans for Element One, the world’s first regional hydrogen-electric passenger aircraft. They have been developing hydrogen propulsion systems for drones for the last 12 years. Element One merges HES’ ultra-light hydrogen fuel cell technologies with …

air pollutionFlying between small airports will be faster, cleaner and cheaper with hybrid electric planes

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Zunum Aero is a startup backed by Boeing and Jet Blue who is developing hybrid electric and all-electric aircraft of varying sizes. The planes would fly between the thousands of small airports around the USA. Southern California-based charter air services, …

air pollutionClean future trucks with gasoline-alcohol engines at half the cost of alternatives

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The US trucking industry is being pressured to deal with diesel emissions. California would require that NOx emissions from medium- and heavy-duty trucks be cut by about 90 percent relative to today’s cleanest diesel. India and China mostly do not …

air pollutionAir pollution deaths at 7 million per year are like unending WW2 scale deaths

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Air pollution levels remain dangerously high in many parts of the world. New data from WHO shows that 9 out of 10 people breathe air containing high levels of pollutants. Updated estimations reveal an alarming death toll of 7 million …

air pollutionBosch reduces diesel exhaust smog to 1/10th the legal limits

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Robert Bosch GmbH said its engineers have developed a new diesel-exhaust system that cuts emissions to 1/10th the legal limits taking effect in 2020 and can help automakers avoid potential driving bans in Europe that threaten to doom the engine …