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Can today’s EVs make a dent in climate change?

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http://news.mit.edu - David L. Chandler
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Electric vehicles can meet drivers’ needs enough to replace nearly 90 percent of vehicles now on the road. Could existing electric vehicles (EVs), despite their limited driving range, bring about a meaningful reduction in the greenhouse-gas emissions that are causing global climate change? Researchers at MIT have just completed the most comprehensive study yet to address this hotly debated question, and have reached a clear conclusion: Yes, they can.
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UN highlights role of transport in sustainable development at Bali Forum

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Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Secretary-General, welcomed efforts by Asian countries at a United Nations-backed regional forum this week in addressing the role of transportation in the effort to fight climate change and achieve sustainable development.

In his message at the opening of the Seventh Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia and Global Consultation on Sustainable Transport in the post 2015 Development Agenda, the Secretary-General commended delegates for discussing next-generation transport systems for the 21st century. ... Read more about UN highlights role of transport in sustainable development at Bali Forum

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EV 101 - 100% Renewable San Diego: "Will your Next Car be an Electric Vehicle? - Reduce pollution and save money?"

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Colin Santulli - EV 101 - Center for Sustainable Energy

Colin Santulli provides ‘EV 101’ as a basis for the remainder of the evening, and discusses the state of the ZEV market in San Diego and California more broadly. ... Read more about EV 101 - 100% Renewable San Diego: "Will your Next Car be an Electric Vehicle? - Reduce pollution and save money?"

Colin Santulli

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Colin Santulli Senior Manager, Transportation

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Center for Sustainable Energy

As Senior Manager of Transportation Programs, Colin Santulli directs CSE’s alternative fuel programs including the California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (for the California Air Resources Board) and similar statewide incentive projects in Massachusetts and Connecticut. He also oversees the development and implementation of regional plug-in electric and alternative-fuel vehicle readiness plans, including the San Diego Regional Readiness Plans, in partnership with SANDAG. ... Read more about Colin Santulli

Kevin O'Beirne

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Kevin O'Beirne, Customer Solutions Manager

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SDG&E Clean Transportation & Advanced Technology Integration

Customer Solutions Manager

SDG&E Clean Transportation & Advanced Technology Integration

Kevin O'Beirne has been with San Diego Gas & Electric for twelve years, spending ten years doing regulatory case management work for the utility. Recently, he has been working on residential rate reform and the challenges of integrating the growth of electric vehicles into the distribution grid. Kevin is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in public policy. ... Read more about Kevin O'Beirne

Peder Norby

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Peder Norby

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City Of Carlsbad

Longtime electrical car user and expert in the fields of transportation, renewable energy and planning, will discuss energy and transportation developments and how San Diego is uniquely positioned to be a national leader in the field of electric vehicles. ... Read more about Peder Norby

Michael Russell

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Michael Russell

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Clint Daniels

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Clint Daniels

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Principal, Regional Models - SANDAG

Oversee a highly educated staff in the long range population and transportation forecasting group. Recent projects include the development the SANDAG 2050 Regional Growth Forecast, transportation modeling and forecasting for the $200+ billion 2050 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), and traffic analysis to support the acquisition of the South Bay Expressway. ... Read more about Clint Daniels

Charles Stoll

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Charles Stoll

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Director of Land Use and Transportation - SANDAG

Charles Stoll, more commonly known as "Muggs", is the Director of Land Use and Transportation Planning for the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) in San Diego, California. He directs a team of over 30 professionals in developing critical land use and transportation planning initiatives for the San Diego region, such as the 2050 Regional Transportation Plan and the first Sustainable Communities Strategy pursuant to Senate Bill 375 in the State of California. Previously, Stoll was the TransNet Program Manager and interim Communications Director for SANDAG. ... Read more about Charles Stoll

Resilient Cities Week 06: Building Resilient Transportation and Transit

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