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Early Odds for Green Car of the Year

Scott Burgess | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Burgess

For the 2010 model year consumers have lots to choose from, but my odds on favorite for this year's award, which will be handed out Dec. 3 at the Los Angeles Auto Show is the Toyota Prius.

Don't Hummer Me In

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Decisions to "buy American" when purchasing a car are understandable. But conflating a specific type of car and patriotic duty makes no sense to me.

Green News Report - August 11, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

Is climate change a threat to national security?

A Clunky Way to Spend Billions

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Charles Karel Bouley

The recent Cash for Clunker legislation passed by Congress as part of the $106 billion war funding bill is a complete and total waste of a billion dollars short term, four billion long term.

Improve Your Gas Mileage, It's Cheaper and Greener

Ecosalon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As it turns out, trading your ride in for a hybrid isn't the only way to improve your gas mileage. Here are some simple pointers to get started....

Smart Cars, Terrorism, and Hoping for Audacity

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Susan Corso

The only option. Change. Radical, untried, brand new ideas implemented to change the way things have been done around here for decades. When are we going to get it? What's it going to take?

Oregon Looks At Taxing Mileage Instead Of Gasoline

AP | RYAN KOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon is among a growing number of states exploring ways to tax drivers based on the number of miles they drive instead of how...

Gary, Indiana Mayor and his Tax-Funded Hummer (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Sean Morrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Is FOX News taking a green outlook? In a piece aired on June 20th on the normally conservative station, Neil Cavuto grills Mayor Rudy Clay of Gary, In...

Gas Guzzlers Struggle Under Weight Of $4 Gas

New York Times | DAVID LEONHARDT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A fully loaded Ford F-250 pickup truck is a whole lot of vehicle. It can tow a horse trailer with multiple horses. It comes with a DVD-based navigatio...