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The Voice of Bart Simpson Wants You to Check Out Electric Cars Next Week

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

I knew the fourth annual National Drive Electric Week would be big, but I didn't realize it would be this big! We're having free events in 135+ cities September 15-21 to share the fuel cost-saving, clean-air, and fun-driving benefits of electric vehicles.

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Read More: Google, Congress, Ipcc Report, Department of Defense, Peru, Fracking, Austin, E.O. Wilson, Greenpeace, Fossil Fuel Divestment, Christiana Figueres, Ban Ki-Moon, Friends of the Earth, Scotland, Discrimination, National Renewable Energy Lab, Al Gore, Lester Brown, Bill Mckibben, San Francisco, Pentagon, Jeffrey Sachs, Copenhagen 2009, Microsoft, Russian Roulette, Nsa Spying, Schleswig-Holstein, Zero Waste, Carbon Neutral, Prince Charles, Jimmy Carter, National Security Agency, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, World War II, Co2 Emissions, Seismic Testing, Costa Rica, President Obama, Tokelau, Penn State University, South Dakota, Iceland, Solar Energy, Communities of Color, Fossil Fuels, Poland, Slavery, Munich, Wave Power, Justice, Sweden, Nsa, Civil War, Ipcc, Plan B, Denmark, New York City, Energy Efficiency, Segregation, Keystone XL Pipeline, Jfk, Mass Extinction, Iowa, Coal Plants, Co2, White House, Children, Epa, Michael Mann, Conservation, House Republicans, Civil Rights, Mountaintop Removal, Germany, National Security, Asthma, Generation Change, Forests, Copenhagen, People's Climate March, Moon Landing, Climate, Electric Vehicles, Keystone Pipeline, Industrial Hemp, Barack Obama, Deutsche Bank, Cia, Climate Justice, Deepwater Drilling, Green Industrial Revolution, James Hansen, China, Organic Farming, Mass Transit, Un Climate Summit, United Nations, Renewable Energy, Phillipines, US Energy, Desmond Tutu, Paris, Tar Sands, House Democrats, Kyoto Protocol, China Greenhouse Gases, Stanford University, Boulder Colorado, Zero Emissions, Arctic Drilling, Civil Rights Movement, Carbon Dioxide, Maldives, Wind Energy, Climate Chaos, Bill Gates, Kofi Annan, Keystone XL, British Labour Party, Jim Crow, Wall Street, Angel Gurria, Bicycles, Tidal Power, Geothermal Energy, American Wind Energy Association, Green News
Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

Retire With Due Diligence the 21st Century Way: Less Money, More Substance

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 08.15.2014 | Fifty
Molly Alexander Darden

Who hasn't heard the astronomical projections of how much financially we need in order to walk out of the office and into a new life? Well, I'm here to tell you, it ain't necessarily so! Here's how a smaller financial base can work when we apply the principle of due diligence analysis long before retirement.

Man Drives Tesla From NY To Miami Without Spending A Cent

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.08.2014 | Technology

Normally, road trips cost a pretty penny, but one man recently proved that it's possible to drive from New York to Miami and back without spending a d...

California's 'Up-Wing' Governors: Jerry Brown, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gray Davis

William Bradley | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Brown, Schwarzenegger, and Davis are not so much left-wing figures or right-wing figures as they are up-wing figures, i.e., political leaders who place a special emphasis on big think/think big future-oriented policies that position California on the global cutting edge.

Kate Sheppard

Obama Praises 'All-Of-The-Above' Energy Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.28.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- In his fifth State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama celebrated the efforts his administration has made to cut gre...

New Illinois Priorities: Quiet Transportation Revolution in Car Use

Howard Learner | Posted 03.29.2014 | Chicago
Howard Learner

There's a quiet revolution in car use, driving patterns and car technologies that fundamentally will change transportation needs, infrastructure investments and traditional financing structures. As gas tax revenues decline, we need to prioritize better and make smart choices.

The Climate Post: Obama Doesn't Need Congress to Move Forward on Clean Energy

Tim Profeta | Posted 03.26.2014 | Green
Tim Profeta

A week before President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, a new report says Obama could advance key measures of his Climate Action Plan with ...

Innovation Earth: This Could Be 'The Future Of Urban Transportation'

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.16.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

By 2050, seven out of every 10 people living on Earth will call themselves an urbanite. So how will we navigate the throng?

Why Is Tesla Part of Google's Electric Fleet?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 02.03.2014 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

In this exclusive Fresh Dialogues interview, Google's Rick Needham describes the company's fleet of electric vehicles and how it has enabled millions of miles of electric driving (almost 2M and counting).

India, Oil, And Electric Vehicles

Justin Guay | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Justin Guay

As India reels from a perfect storm of increasing fossil fuel import bills, capital outflows, and a stagnating economic environment attention to its...

This Electric Volkswagen Beetle is Perfect for the Modern Hippie

Roadtrippers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Roadtrippers

When you think flower-power and peace signs, you also think of the 1960s VW Bug and Bus. Today, the new VWs seem more like the cars for Yuppies with...

Cutting the Cord on Electric Cars

Joshua Siegel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Joshua Siegel

When gas prices rose to nearly $7 a gallon, we as a society broke through a barrier. The time for real change had come: we were finally ready for the electric car.

Electric Vehicles Kick into High Gear: 8 States 3.3 Million New Oil-Free Cars

Michael Marx | Posted 12.24.2013 | Green
Michael Marx

The momentum behind electric vehicles is growing. Today there are more electric vehicles on the road than ever before, and the number is growing quickly.

Electric Car Charger Company Goes Bankrupt, Stranding 13,000 Docking Stations

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Now here’s a fine mess, as Laurel and Hardy used to say. One of the biggest electric vehicle charging...

Top 10 Electric Cars

GAYOT.com | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
GAYOT.com

Speeding from 0-60 in 5.6 seconds and achieving a top speed of 125 mph, the all-new Tesla Model S challenges preconceived notions of what an electric car is and can do. Of course, efficient performance is only one aspect of what makes this futuristic sports car great.

Driving Home a Message in the Nation's Capital

Mark Czajka | Posted 11.26.2013 | DC
Mark Czajka

Washington, D.C. is home to some of the most important and heated debates of our time. This weekend we'll also gather throughout our community for another reason: to celebrate National Plug In Day.

These Two Cities Account For A Third Of The Country's Electric Vehicle Sales

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.05.2013 | Green

When it comes to symbols of green innovation, San Francisco and Los Angeles can't get enough. New data shows that the two cities account for over a th...

EVs in Paradise: A Look at Electric Vehicle Driving in Hawaii

Scott Cooney | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Scott Cooney

With a broader mix of clean energy, a climate that is very conducive to EV performance (i.e., not 110 degree Arizona and not negative 40 degree Alaska), and limited geography that virtually eliminates mile-range anxiety, Hawaii is pretty fertile ground for EV infrastructure development and mass market acceptance.

What's Technology Got To Do With the Peak Car Puzzle?

Peter Graf | Posted 10.20.2013 | Technology
Peter Graf

By connecting cars directly to the constellation of mobile, cloud and location technologies, cars can tap into the intelligent guidance that is already helping travelers to share cars and minimize jams.

Are Electric Vehicles the Answer?

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

People always ask me, "Are electric vehicles the answer?" The truth is as long as you don't want to haul anything or go too far, they sure are. Remember -- I'm for anything American, and that includes electric vehicles.

Could This Power Future Generations Of Electric Cars?

Posted 06.29.2013 | Green

From EarthTechling's Nino Marchetti: One solution often seen with electric buses, and sometimes with electric trucks, is to power them via attachme...

The eGallon: How Much Cheaper Is It to Drive on Electricity?

Dan Leistikow | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Dan Leistikow

Visit energy.gov/egallon to see your states eGallon price How much does it cost to commute to work or drive across town? The price of gasoline is po...

Tesla Repays Government 9 Years Early

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

DETROIT -- Tesla Motors, which makes a highly acclaimed $70,000 electric car, has paid off a startup loan from the U.S. government nine years early. ...

Electricity Fuel for a Greener World

Lisa Wood | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Lisa Wood

As a society, we have just scratched the surface of electricity's potential as a transportation fuel. From seaports to airports to commercial delivery fleets and light rail services new, robust electric technologies are sparking electrification activity across the country.