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Development Banks Vow $175 Billion For Clean Transport

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2012 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici RIO DE JANEIRO, June 20 (Reuters Point Carbon) - The world's eight largest development banks said on Wednesday th...

What Ever Happened to Public Transportation?

John Robbins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John Robbins

We're now seeing where our obsession with the private car and truck has taken us -- into gridlock, pollution, and dependence on imported oil.

Convoys May Replace Carpools As A Greener Way To Travel

EcoSalon | Liz Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The project, based on the concept of linking vehicles together using wireless sensors, is aimed at finding an inexpensive and environmentally friendly...

Sarah Palin's Fall Speaking Tour

Patti Prairie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patti Prairie

While one's individual actions -- such as bringing one less bag next time they have to fly -- might seem incidental for any given person, the collective force of a country of people all making small choices can be astonishing.

America is Fu... eled

Hillary Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hillary Newman

"Fuel" tells the story of Josh Tickell's quest to spread awareness about biodiesel as an alternative energy source. After watching the film, I wanted more. So I set up an interview.

Utah Scores $91M In Stimulus Money For Light Rail

KSTU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SALT LAKE CITY - The U.S. Transportation Department has announced that the Utah Transit Authority will get $90.9 Million in stimulus funds for a light...

Bike-Sharing: An Idea Whose Time has Come

Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Graham Richard

After the great success of high-tech bike-sharing program in places like Paris, with its Velib, and Barcelona, among others, it's about time for the U...

Bike-Sharing Around The World | Andrew Posner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What is Bike-Sharing? If you are at all familiar with the Zip Car model of car-sharing, then you should already undersand how bike-sharing works. Esse...

Bike-Powered Business Booming In Portland

Wend Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"I think the recent explosion in biking is both a return on our communities' investments in encouragement programs and infrastructure - bike lanes, pa...

CarSharing 2.0: Give Us Many Transportation Options (Please!)

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Do you find yourself using a big car or truck when something smaller would do the job? Would you book an electric bike or golf cart or folding bike to cut your carbon footprint?

Katrina Rebuilding Includes Solar Panels, Organic Farming And Hybrid Buses

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The city known more for French Quarter trash than recycling or renewable energy is going green. In rebuilding since Hurricane Katr...

100-MPG Hybrid Evokes Classic 1963 Corvette

Wired | Ben Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Progressive Automotive X Prize has drawn a lot of impressive cars, but one of the coolest has to be a carbon fiber-bodied, Corvette-inspired biodi...

Green Smoke and Mirrors: A Voice of Reason On Israel's Electric Car Hype

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

Today, with Renault-Nissan signed on to build the first prototype (it was released a couple of weeks ago), it seems that Israel could be the world's first to pilot test the electric car on a national scale.

Does Terrorism Make us Travel Greener?

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

The other day a friend mentioned his drug of choice for an upcoming flight: Anxiety pill Xanax. When I asked if he was afraid of flying, he said no, he was afraid of checking in.