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There are No Winners in Wars Over Oil

Terry Tamminen | Posted 11.20.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

History tells us there are no winners in wars over oil, but there are certainly a lot of losers. History also tells us that we are smart enough to innovate our way to a more sustainable future.

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #31, Fuel Standards Doubling

Bernard Whitman | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

The Natural Resources Defense Council, a leading environmental group, predicts drivers will save an aggregate of $69 billion a year in fuel costs by 2030 because of new gas mileage standards in cars, or $1.7 trillion at the pump during the life of the program.

Fracking in Pennsylvania: A Boom That's Fizzling?

Bill Chameides | Posted 09.02.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Depending upon how things go, environmentalists could get a bit of what they have been asking for: a slowdown in new fracking and some time to assess the environmental impacts more thoroughly.

Loren Berlin

Why You Could Soon Be Getting A Discount At The Pump

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 04.17.2012 | Money

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will ask Congress to get tougher with speculators who are increasing the cost of gasoline by gambling on future oil...

A Watershed in the Development of the Bio-based Economy?

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
Stephan B. Tanda

The bio-based economy is far more than just bio-fuels. It is also about replacing the oil-based chemicals and materials in cars, shoes or electronic goods, with chemicals and materials derived from renewable biomass

Carbon Capture and Storage: A Fresh Look at Storage and Other Issues

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

New research concludes we've got space to store carbon, but other issues remain.

North Sea Well Blow-out Spikes Carbon Emissions

Bill Chameides | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with TheGreenGrok. Déjà vu? Not quite, but certainly some echoes of BP's Deepwater Horizon incident from two years ago. On March 25, the...

Latinos Hit Hard by High Gas Prices

Jorge Madrid | Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Jorge Madrid

Seventy-two percent of Latino households are experiencing financial hardship--with 41 percent reporting "serious hardship"--as a result of rising gas prices.

U.S. Fuel Economy: Past, Present and Future

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.16.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

OK, amidst the discussion of rising gas prices, we have some good news on the car front. The average mpg for cars sold in the United States is on an upward climb, and has been for a while.

More Memphis Bites

Carolyn Scott | Posted 04.25.2012 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Now if you have a hankering for some authentic Italian, you may want to saunter over to PaPa Pia's on Union.

N.Y.-Style Carolina Pizza Making D.C. Debut

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.12.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- New York-style pizza from North Carolina headed to D.C.? Sounds strange, but it's true: Charlotte-based pizzeria Fuel opens its first lo...

Take Your Pick from the Energy Subsidies Tree: Apples, Oranges, or Blossoms

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

When assessing green energy subsidies, a little history helps.

New Ads: Clean Cars or a Trip to the Greenwash?

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Advertising could be considered an art of grand hyperbole, but are new car ads the latest brushstrokes on this fanciful canvas or truthful commentary on how far down the road car companies have come to lower pollution?

WATCH: The Wood-Powered Car That Runs On Any Organic Material

Translogic | Posted 09.27.2011 | Green

We're all aware that, if we don't shift to more renewable sources of energy, we'll eventually deplete the reserves of fossil fuels that power our vehi...

Inflation in the Middle East -- Looking at the Right Numbers

Masood Ahmed | Posted 08.06.2011 | Business
Masood Ahmed

Surging international food prices have become a major cause for concern. This is especially so in the Arab world, which is home to some of the largest food importers and where rising food prices have been one of the factors in recent political unrest.

8 Railroad Innovations Promoting Environmental Awareness (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

With the 41st anniversary of Earth Day quickly approaching, organizations and corporations all over the world are focusing on new initiatives to promo...

New Energy Report: There's a Bright Spot

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Review 2009 was released in August, and there are two aspects of the report that will seem like qualified environmental victories.

The Surprising State of the Airline Industry [Infographic]

Brian Clark Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brian Clark Howard

Due to editorial consideration, the infographic and accompanying text have been removed from this post....

Images in the Sand Connect Our Global Community

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

We who are selfish, who sacrifice our planet to fulfill desires not related to sustainment, are earth-perps. Every drowned polar bear incriminates us. Every oil-asphyxiated dolphin, pelican and turtle inculpates us.

Dear BP: Nobody Puts Peter Fonda in the Corner (Updated with NOLA Rally Photos)

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

It's a regular game of whack-a-mole, getting to the shore at BP's Grand Isle cleanup. It turns out Peter Fonda was at one end of Grand Isle yesterday,...

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Life Cycles of Consumable Goods: Lower-Impact Shades of Green

Renée Loux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Renée Loux

Understanding the "life-cycle" of any consumable good offers a fairly accurate sense of how "green" it really is -- basically, where things come from and what happens to them when we are done with them.

Air Travel Made Greener: 4 Tips

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Though air travel is unavoidable at times, there are a few things responsible travelers can do to make flights greener.

Rwanda: Healing with Livestock

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

Recovery is a word you hear a lot in Rwanda. Recovery -- and healing -- are also things I heard a lot about during my visit with Heifer International Rwanda. "Heifer is helping a recovery process."