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Vehicle Hydrogen Fuel Cells Killed

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Is there a White House technology double-standard, is it Obama-ish realism or are oil companies lobbying as they must to keep their black gold from turning into clean, abundant hydrogen?

Green News Report - May 19, 2009 (Audio)

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

In Today's Audio Report: One step forward and two steps back for Obama and the Democrats -- the changing political climate of climate change politics....

EPA & Regulation of Greenhouse Gases

Sandra Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sandra Thompson

The goal of both EPA and industry should be better biofuels and not necessarily more biofuels. This can be accomplished in partnership from industry and the scientific community.

T. Boone Pickens Thinks Obama Will Fall for the Pickens Plan

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

T. Boone Pickens thinks our best shots to reduce dependence on foreign oil are plug-ins and natural gas vehicles. As is often the case, he is half-right.

Enviros Fuming Over Use Of "Green" Auto Money

usatoday.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Environmental groups are disappointed that money put aside to aid automakers to produce more fuel-efficient cars is now going to fund their operations...

Apparently, It's the Government's Fault Detroit Is Bankrupt

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Winston

We're seeing an amazing act of willful ignorance here. The predicament that Detroit has found itself in is an American business tragedy. Let's not make it worse by lying to ourselves.

EPA's 2009 Top Ten; Dodge's Hemi Hybrids Tout mpg; New Corvette "on Indefinite Hold"

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Parker

How serious are the problems facing the Detroit Three? This serious: General Motors' Chevrolet Division has put the next-generation Corvette, the C7, on indefinite hold.

Friday Talking Points [51] -- Some Positivity

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While we're all waiting for someone to leak the Palin Troopergate Report (which is reminiscent of waiting for "Fitzmas" during the whole Scooter Libby...

Missed Opportunities: What Congress Did and Didn't Do for America's Energy Future

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frances Beinecke

These are times when the economy is sinking, global warming is looming, and our oil addiction is undermining national security. We need our leaders to propel America into a safer, cleaner, more sustainable energy future.

Suddenly Obama's Auto-Policies Matter: Michigan Is The New Florida

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

Any sort of cash incentive to get manufacturers to build more efficient vehicles -- and to get people to buy more of them -- is an admirable thing. But let's not forget that if people just make smarter choices, this nation's energy usage will go down dramatically.

There is a "Villain" In Our Dependence on Foreign Oil and His Name is Ronald Reagan

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Had Reagan left CAFE standards in place, and the U.S. had continued to conserve oil at the same rate as it had from 1979-85, we would be importing not a single drop of oil from the Persian Gulf.

The Detroit Three --- Making Any Relevant Cars or Trucks?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

That the Detroit Three have to build cars and trucks which make sense now and in the future, and which Americans want to buy.

House Passes Sweeping Energy Bill

NY Times | John Broder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Legislation that will slowly but fundamentally change the cars Americans drive, the fuel they burn, the way they light their homes and the price they ...