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Climate change; CO2 emissions in Europe don’t matter much
If you really want to do something about climate change, you don’t spent that much effort and energy in Europe but you are going to invest in fast growing developing countries like: Brazil, Nigeria, China and India. “To be honest, the emissions produced in Europe don’t matter that much”, according climate scientist Nic Lewis. Climate change, solar-,  wind energy and 'clean nuclear' We have to look more at developing countries. We have 'to help them' to develop faster in a cleaner direction which involves less pollution, less CO2 emissions and to become richer. In Europe we have the knowledge and expertise now to prevent developing countries making the same mistakes Europe did in the past. We also have to try to limit 'for example' the building boom of Chinese Coal powered electricity plants in Africa. It is better to spend our money to these projects than putting billions in climate policies and subsidies that have hardly any effect in slowing down climate change. Shutting down coal-fired plants would be a good step forward. Also investments in solar-, wind energy and 'clean nuclear' energy or the techniques to  suck CO2 out of the air , would be a great step forwards. The acquired knowledge could be shared with the rest of the world. "The urge politicians are now 'promoting' and impose on their citizens is not necessary," says Nic Lewis. Like the Dutch government is doing at the moment brings a lot of unrest and some groups in financial problems by 'forcing' them making huge investments to isolate their house and install heat exchange pumps. Climate change and it's cause The discussion about the rise of CO2 is still not won. There is still no consensus about the exact reason our climate is changing. According Nic Lewis our climate is less sensitive to CO2 emissions than some models predict. The UN climate panels assumes that there is a link between the global warming since 1850. If you have a good look at the observations made since 1850, the rise of global temperatures has been less fast than expected. Nic Lewis sees only a rise of 1.7 degrees C. while IPCC models show around 3 C. of warming because of the doubling of CO2. The good news Nic Lewis comes with is that we have much more time to keep the rise of global temperatures below 2 C. Work with countries who are the largest CO2 emitters and try first to limit their emissions by helping them with new cleaner techniques, to educate the population and help them get a better and healthier life. Politicians in Brussels and den Hague who are now in such a hurry could be 'punished' soon for their claims if gets clear how much their 'greening efforts' will cost and which limited effect it will have on the total of CO2 emissions and climate change. Cover photo by: denhaagfm.nl https://www.whatsorb.com/category/climate
If you really want to do something about climate change, you don’t spent that much effort and energy in Europe but you are going to invest in fast growing developing countries like: Brazil, Nigeria, China and India. “To be honest, the emissions produced in Europe don’t matter that much”, according climate scientist Nic Lewis. Climate change, solar-,  wind energy and 'clean nuclear' We have to look more at developing countries. We have 'to help them' to develop faster in a cleaner direction which involves less pollution, less CO2 emissions and to become richer. In Europe we have the knowledge and expertise now to prevent developing countries making the same mistakes Europe did in the past. We also have to try to limit 'for example' the building boom of Chinese Coal powered electricity plants in Africa. It is better to spend our money to these projects than putting billions in climate policies and subsidies that have hardly any effect in slowing down climate change. Shutting down coal-fired plants would be a good step forward. Also investments in solar-, wind energy and 'clean nuclear' energy or the techniques to  suck CO2 out of the air , would be a great step forwards. The acquired knowledge could be shared with the rest of the world. "The urge politicians are now 'promoting' and impose on their citizens is not necessary," says Nic Lewis. Like the Dutch government is doing at the moment brings a lot of unrest and some groups in financial problems by 'forcing' them making huge investments to isolate their house and install heat exchange pumps. Climate change and it's cause The discussion about the rise of CO2 is still not won. There is still no consensus about the exact reason our climate is changing. According Nic Lewis our climate is less sensitive to CO2 emissions than some models predict. The UN climate panels assumes that there is a link between the global warming since 1850. If you have a good look at the observations made since 1850, the rise of global temperatures has been less fast than expected. Nic Lewis sees only a rise of 1.7 degrees C. while IPCC models show around 3 C. of warming because of the doubling of CO2. The good news Nic Lewis comes with is that we have much more time to keep the rise of global temperatures below 2 C. Work with countries who are the largest CO2 emitters and try first to limit their emissions by helping them with new cleaner techniques, to educate the population and help them get a better and healthier life. Politicians in Brussels and den Hague who are now in such a hurry could be 'punished' soon for their claims if gets clear how much their 'greening efforts' will cost and which limited effect it will have on the total of CO2 emissions and climate change. Cover photo by: denhaagfm.nl https://www.whatsorb.com/category/climate
Climate change; CO2 emissions in Europe don’t matter much
Citroën AMI One, clean energy digital urban eco mobility
Citroën is perpetuating 100 years of innovation and boldness dedicated to the freedom of movement with the presentation at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show of Ami One Concept, a disruptive all-electric object that places digital technology at the heart of a new experience of urban mobility affording more freedom and peace of mind. Citroën Ami 6 produced between 1961 and 1979 Faithful to the Brand baseline 'Inspired by You', Ami One Concept is the response to new customer behaviour and the challenge of the energy transition in the city. The concept illustrates Citroën's vision of freedom in the city expressed by: #LibertyElectriCityMobility The Ami One  electric car concept gives you... Freedom of use for everyone: accessible without a driving licence, Ami One Concept is accompanied by an innovative global digital ecosystem fostering a modern, cheerful and broadly accessible mobility experience . The ecosystem rethinks the customer journey and offers customers 'on demand' use ranging from 5 minutes to 5 years and spanning carsharing, rental and purchase.  It includes a special mobile app that motorists use to manage their relationship with the object, providing access to a portal of services that simplify each journey. Freedom of movement: city-centre access with an ingeniously designed 100% electric mobility solution that is ultra-compact and agile, offering mobility freedom for two people in an intuitive and connected object. Freedom to be modern: an assertive, bold and colourful personality, and a virtuous and symmetrical design for a hip and protective object, for enjoying the city in style and comfort. {youtube} https://www.whatsorb.com/solution/automotive/battery
Citroën is perpetuating 100 years of innovation and boldness dedicated to the freedom of movement with the presentation at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show of Ami One Concept, a disruptive all-electric object that places digital technology at the heart of a new experience of urban mobility affording more freedom and peace of mind. Citroën Ami 6 produced between 1961 and 1979 Faithful to the Brand baseline 'Inspired by You', Ami One Concept is the response to new customer behaviour and the challenge of the energy transition in the city. The concept illustrates Citroën's vision of freedom in the city expressed by: #LibertyElectriCityMobility The Ami One  electric car concept gives you... Freedom of use for everyone: accessible without a driving licence, Ami One Concept is accompanied by an innovative global digital ecosystem fostering a modern, cheerful and broadly accessible mobility experience . The ecosystem rethinks the customer journey and offers customers 'on demand' use ranging from 5 minutes to 5 years and spanning carsharing, rental and purchase.  It includes a special mobile app that motorists use to manage their relationship with the object, providing access to a portal of services that simplify each journey. Freedom of movement: city-centre access with an ingeniously designed 100% electric mobility solution that is ultra-compact and agile, offering mobility freedom for two people in an intuitive and connected object. Freedom to be modern: an assertive, bold and colourful personality, and a virtuous and symmetrical design for a hip and protective object, for enjoying the city in style and comfort. {youtube} https://www.whatsorb.com/solution/automotive/battery
Citroën AMI One, clean energy digital urban eco mobility
Breaking News! Hydrogen cheaply produced by solar in Belgium
Hydrogen solutions for transportation Affordable green hydrogen: a sustainable way of putting our most abundant resource to good use Belgian researchers from the University of Leuven made headlines this week when they announced that they finally managed to find a way of cheaply producing hydrogen - quite the feat, especially now that hydrogen-solutions for transportation and energy generation are gaining in popularity. The Belgians developed a special kind of solar panel that is able to suck moist out of the air and turn it into hydrogen. One panel offers a return of some 250 liters of hydrogen per day: a new record, that is sure to lead to a surge of hydrogen-powered innovations - after all, the fuel required for this is now available at a very affordable price. Belgian researchers from the University of Leuven made headlines Just to illustrate this point, twenty  solar panels would be all that is needed to provide an average family with enough energy and heat to last them a whole year. The unique properties of hydrogen are praised all around, not only because it is the most abundant resource available to us, making up much of the world around us; it is also a carrier of energy that is capable of storing and producing both electricity and heat. In doing so, it does not release any greenhouse gasses or other toxic substances. Provided that hydrogen is produced using clean energy - which has now been demonstrated by the team led by professor Martens. As the major bottleneck for  green hydrogen has always been its excessive price tag and difficulty of producing it, it has not really moved beyond the stage of being promising just yet. Before introducing this green way of producing it, oil and gas was a prerequisite - kind of defeating the purpose. This is why the Belgian’s accomplishment is so significant. Toyota interested in using a prototype of this solar panel to produce hydrogen The industry has been quick to recognise it, with car manufacturer Toyota interested in using a prototype of this solar panel to produce hydrogen. Just a dozen of those panels could provide enough energy to power a hydrogen-fuelled car for a year or so, without the need for any additional fuels and resources. The team is now rolling out its first prototypes to selected families and consumers for an extensive field-test of the capabilities and possibilities. In order to fully test this, their homes will be equipped with the panels and an underground tank, measuring about 4 cubic meters. This will allow excess hydrogen produced in the summer to be stored and kept for the winter months, where production is likely to decrease significantly. Provided that these tests will be passed, the next steps are a larger roll-out of the product, making it available in the market as an affordable, easy solution. Prices for the panels are not yet available, but here’s to hoping that it will truly be another point on which it sets itself apart from the competition. By: Sharai Hoeksma https://www.whatsorb.com/category/energy
Hydrogen solutions for transportation Affordable green hydrogen: a sustainable way of putting our most abundant resource to good use Belgian researchers from the University of Leuven made headlines this week when they announced that they finally managed to find a way of cheaply producing hydrogen - quite the feat, especially now that hydrogen-solutions for transportation and energy generation are gaining in popularity. The Belgians developed a special kind of solar panel that is able to suck moist out of the air and turn it into hydrogen. One panel offers a return of some 250 liters of hydrogen per day: a new record, that is sure to lead to a surge of hydrogen-powered innovations - after all, the fuel required for this is now available at a very affordable price. Belgian researchers from the University of Leuven made headlines Just to illustrate this point, twenty  solar panels would be all that is needed to provide an average family with enough energy and heat to last them a whole year. The unique properties of hydrogen are praised all around, not only because it is the most abundant resource available to us, making up much of the world around us; it is also a carrier of energy that is capable of storing and producing both electricity and heat. In doing so, it does not release any greenhouse gasses or other toxic substances. Provided that hydrogen is produced using clean energy - which has now been demonstrated by the team led by professor Martens. As the major bottleneck for  green hydrogen has always been its excessive price tag and difficulty of producing it, it has not really moved beyond the stage of being promising just yet. Before introducing this green way of producing it, oil and gas was a prerequisite - kind of defeating the purpose. This is why the Belgian’s accomplishment is so significant. Toyota interested in using a prototype of this solar panel to produce hydrogen The industry has been quick to recognise it, with car manufacturer Toyota interested in using a prototype of this solar panel to produce hydrogen. Just a dozen of those panels could provide enough energy to power a hydrogen-fuelled car for a year or so, without the need for any additional fuels and resources. The team is now rolling out its first prototypes to selected families and consumers for an extensive field-test of the capabilities and possibilities. In order to fully test this, their homes will be equipped with the panels and an underground tank, measuring about 4 cubic meters. This will allow excess hydrogen produced in the summer to be stored and kept for the winter months, where production is likely to decrease significantly. Provided that these tests will be passed, the next steps are a larger roll-out of the product, making it available in the market as an affordable, easy solution. Prices for the panels are not yet available, but here’s to hoping that it will truly be another point on which it sets itself apart from the competition. By: Sharai Hoeksma https://www.whatsorb.com/category/energy
Breaking News! Hydrogen cheaply produced by solar in Belgium
Hydrogen as cleanest energy a ‘hot topic’ in transport world
Hydrogen as clean energy is getting a hot topic the last 12 months. The company ‘Green Tomato Cars’ bought 50 Toyota Mirai Hydrogen electric cars. Nikola Motors is building its hydrogen lorries . The company Anheuser-Bush also ordered 800 hydrogen trucks from the zero-emission start-up Nikola . Clean energy hydrogen drone from MetaVista The South Korean company MetaVista has developed a hydrogen powered drone which stayed during the latest test for 11 hours in the air with only 390g of liquid hydrogen. It is believed this is the longest flight of its kind in history. The MetaVista company used the 650W Fuel cell Power Module. The 390 grams of liquid hydrogen fuel was stored in a special designed 6L cylinder. When connected with the intelligent Energy’s FCPM it can provide 1865Wh/kg. The lightweight fuel cell is a huge improvement in compare with UAV (unmanned aircraft vehicle) using batteries. It is a real gamechanger for user who work commercially and need to stay longer in the air. According the UN about 2.5 billion people will live in cities by 2050. What a possibilities hydrogen clean energy  drones could have in logistics lke last mile deliveries without CO2 emissions. https://nikolamotor.com/hydrogen {youtube} Cover photo by: MetaVista. MetaVista used 390 grams of liquid hydrogen in a specially designed 6L cylinder for the flight.  https://www.whatsorb.com/agri-gardening/drones-safeguarding-your-food-and-lands
Hydrogen as clean energy is getting a hot topic the last 12 months. The company ‘Green Tomato Cars’ bought 50 Toyota Mirai Hydrogen electric cars. Nikola Motors is building its hydrogen lorries . The company Anheuser-Bush also ordered 800 hydrogen trucks from the zero-emission start-up Nikola . Clean energy hydrogen drone from MetaVista The South Korean company MetaVista has developed a hydrogen powered drone which stayed during the latest test for 11 hours in the air with only 390g of liquid hydrogen. It is believed this is the longest flight of its kind in history. The MetaVista company used the 650W Fuel cell Power Module. The 390 grams of liquid hydrogen fuel was stored in a special designed 6L cylinder. When connected with the intelligent Energy’s FCPM it can provide 1865Wh/kg. The lightweight fuel cell is a huge improvement in compare with UAV (unmanned aircraft vehicle) using batteries. It is a real gamechanger for user who work commercially and need to stay longer in the air. According the UN about 2.5 billion people will live in cities by 2050. What a possibilities hydrogen clean energy  drones could have in logistics lke last mile deliveries without CO2 emissions. https://nikolamotor.com/hydrogen {youtube} Cover photo by: MetaVista. MetaVista used 390 grams of liquid hydrogen in a specially designed 6L cylinder for the flight.  https://www.whatsorb.com/agri-gardening/drones-safeguarding-your-food-and-lands
Hydrogen as cleanest energy a ‘hot topic’ in transport world
Climate change, a sideshow in Trump
Climate change was a sideshow of the State of the Union but it should be the catch While climate change was hardly addressed during the State of the Union by president Trump, a few blocks away from the capitol Building the Navy is thinking about building a more than 4 meters high floodwall costing 20 million US dollars around the Washington Navy Yard. This to cope with the rising sea levels caused by climate change. Instead of addressing climate change president Trump mainly addressed: national security, immigration, infrastructure, works and health care. President Trump was proud to announce that the fossil fuel boost in production in the US was close to a ‘revolution’. The US - according president Trumps words – was now the number one producer of oil and gas in the world. He forgot to tell what the consequences are from these fossil fuels and climate change. The US experienced under the presidency from president Trump billion dollar disasters. Fires, draughts, hurricanes and floods causing a massive human and economic toll . Thousands of people are still homeless, thousands died. The United States also have to deal with  climate change Even president Trumps advisors are saying that the climate risks are rising. More than 10 federal agencies concluded that the whole country is at risk. According to the report of the World Assessment from top intelligence officials released in January 2019 warned that climate change poses an enormous risk. The US has to deal with challenges like human displacement, health threats, negative effects of environmental degradation and yes, climate change. The State of the Union would have been a great platform to admit that that many US citizens suffer already from climate change. Unfortunate it got not addressed. Fortunate the boom in renewables and therefore jobs are on the rise. The left is looking for a 'New Green Deal’ and the Republicans are looking for a carbon tax to cut greenhouse gasses. Climate change was hardly addressed at the State of the Union but some people in the audience tried to make clear to the people who watched the State of the Union that climate change should be on top of the list of issues where the US has to deal with today!   https://www.whatsorb.com/category/climate
Climate change was a sideshow of the State of the Union but it should be the catch While climate change was hardly addressed during the State of the Union by president Trump, a few blocks away from the capitol Building the Navy is thinking about building a more than 4 meters high floodwall costing 20 million US dollars around the Washington Navy Yard. This to cope with the rising sea levels caused by climate change. Instead of addressing climate change president Trump mainly addressed: national security, immigration, infrastructure, works and health care. President Trump was proud to announce that the fossil fuel boost in production in the US was close to a ‘revolution’. The US - according president Trumps words – was now the number one producer of oil and gas in the world. He forgot to tell what the consequences are from these fossil fuels and climate change. The US experienced under the presidency from president Trump billion dollar disasters. Fires, draughts, hurricanes and floods causing a massive human and economic toll . Thousands of people are still homeless, thousands died. The United States also have to deal with  climate change Even president Trumps advisors are saying that the climate risks are rising. More than 10 federal agencies concluded that the whole country is at risk. According to the report of the World Assessment from top intelligence officials released in January 2019 warned that climate change poses an enormous risk. The US has to deal with challenges like human displacement, health threats, negative effects of environmental degradation and yes, climate change. The State of the Union would have been a great platform to admit that that many US citizens suffer already from climate change. Unfortunate it got not addressed. Fortunate the boom in renewables and therefore jobs are on the rise. The left is looking for a 'New Green Deal’ and the Republicans are looking for a carbon tax to cut greenhouse gasses. Climate change was hardly addressed at the State of the Union but some people in the audience tried to make clear to the people who watched the State of the Union that climate change should be on top of the list of issues where the US has to deal with today!   https://www.whatsorb.com/category/climate
Climate change, a sideshow in Trump's State of the Union
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