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Obama Takes Another Step Toward Reducing Actions Blamed For Global Warming

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2014 | Politics

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Feb 18 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will direct federal agencies on Tuesday to develop higher stand...

Republicans, Democrats Agree: Romney and Tea Party Were Wrong

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 07.21.2013 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

This week on our Facebook page, you saw this bit of good news: that new polling finds huge bipartisan support for standards that increase fuel economy...

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.

Does American Weight Gain Negate Improved Fuel Economy?

Posted 01.01.2012 | Green

From Jim Motavalli and Mother Nature Network: "Welcome to Wendy's, how may I help you?" If you replied, "Make mine the Triple Baconator Combo Meal ...

The Coolest Green Innovations And Advances Of 2011

Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

2011 was an important year for green innovations and technological advances. In the world of fuels, a number of strides were made. President Obama ...

Obama To Approve Fuel Efficiency Standards

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green

President Obama is close to a deal with automakers on proposed plans to introduce new fuel efficiency standards for cars and light trucks from 2017-20...

McDonalds and United Arab Emirates Greener Than America?

Terry Tamminen | Posted 09.10.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

The US should be red-faced that its iconic brand of burgers, shakes, and fries is going green in middle of an oil-producing country, while our government and many companies here pretend that business as usual will go on forever.

Lucia Graves

White House Unveils New Energy-Efficient Standards For Vehicles

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Wednesday announced new fuel economy labels for vehicles, including new ratings for plug-in hybrids and elec...

Sam Stein

Sanders Introduces Bill Banning Drilling Off Atlantic, Pacific Coasts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following days of criticism over a lax federal response to the oil spill in the Gulf, President Barack Obama will announce on Thursday a six-month ext...

Fisker Automotive Gets $529 Million Government Loan To Build Electric Cars

Wall Street Journal | JOSH MITCHELL and STEPHEN POWER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A tiny car company backed by former Vice President Al Gore has just gotten a $529 million U.S. government loan to help build a hybrid sports car in Fi...

'Cash For Clunkers': Obama To Sign $4,500 New Car Credit

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Car shoppers could take advantage of government incentives worth up to $4,500 this summer to send their old gas guzzler to the scrap he...