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Why High Gas Prices Are a Good Thing

Brian Moody | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

I know it sounds counterintuitive to say that high gas prices are a good thing. Why would high prices on anything be good? The reason is simple: Prices help shape consumer behavior in lots of areas, including clothing, food and housing. Is there any doubt that high real estate prices are partially responsible for the tiny house movement?

5 Cheap, Reliable And Fuel-Efficient Used Cars

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Last week, gas prices dropped a bit, to an average of $3.59 a gallon. Any drop in fuel costs always lea...

A Billion Acts of Green

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cliff Schecter

Just for doing what most readers of this blog likely already do in their own lives, pledging to perform an "Act of Green," you can win a Smart Car.

Tata's Nano, The Ultracheap Car That Few Want To Buy

The New York Times | Vikas Bajaj | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MUMBAI, India -- When it was introduced in early 2009, the egg-shaped Tata Nano was billed as a modern-day people's car, an ultracheap vehicle that wo...

A New Year and a New Environment

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

Little measures -- recycling, driving a most fuel-efficient car, walking, biking or using public transit, and installing low-flow shower heads -- can make a huge difference.

Time For A Gas Tax

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

No one will pay a premium for fuel-efficient cars now that gas is again cheap, which means Detroit will be asking strapped consumers to pony up out of the goodness of their hearts. A gas tax is the answer.

Tesla To Produce $30K Electric Car

EcoGeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Weren't we just talking about why there aren't any cheap electric cars? Seemingly reading our minds, Tesla is coming up with a $30k sedan that the ave...

Record Diesel Prices Nail Hard-Hit Truckers

New York Times | Christopher Maag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to AAA, the motor club, the average nationwide diesel price has set records on 18 of the past 19 days, including Monday, when it hit $3.83 a...