According to Ford, the EPA declared the 2012 Ford Focus Electric the most fuel-efficient 5-passenger vehicle in America, due to the fact that it achieves 110 MPGe equivalent during … [Read full article]
When I was a teenager in Southwest Florida, it seemed pretty much like a given that having a car was cool. And you needed a car to be cool. … [Read full article]
Well, the part of a recent study summarized in my title above is sort of well-known among city planners (a discipline I have a master’s degree in), but I … [Read full article]
When Future Forests, which would later become The CarbonNeutral Company, was founded in 1997, it had a simple goal: provide assistance to individuals and businesses looking to offset their carbon … [Read full article]
Just ran across this great infographic on bicycling facts and the future of bicycling on our sister site sustainablog and, of course, wanted to share it on here. It’s the feature green living “story” of the day. The infographic is from our friends over at Well Home Energy Audit. Check it out and enjoy!
Aside from the 73 or so stories we’ve covered in the past week, here are 13 more great green news stories I wanted to highlight (but didn’t have the time to…
Cars are one of the top top contributors to global warming pollution and other pollution in the world, and especially in the U.S. As I’ve written on here repeatedly, one of the best ways to help the environment is to get out of your car (or sell it) and use your two feet, bike, or transit for transportation more. Here’s a nice infographic on the environmental impacts of cars to reinforce the point.
Here’s a great fun video for you bike lovers (or those of you all-too-familiar with the agony of sitting in your car for countless hours in traffic, struggling to find … [Read full article]
Going Green Tip #4 — Green your transport, not only for the environment, but for your health, happiness, personal finances, and time.
Do you know which countries use the most oil and which produce the most? Do you know how much of US oil is produced from offshore oil drilling? Do you … [Read full article]
Turning your car’s air conditioning off when it starts becoming a little fresh outside could save a lot of fuel. [social_buttons]A new study undertaken by the Swiss Federal Laboratories for … [Read full article]
Following up on a post in April by Josh, “Productive Farmland Should Grow Food not Fuel,” and a post this week by Beth, “Is Biofuel Always a Green Option? EU … [Read full article]
In the guest post below, Lester R. Brown of the Earth Policy Institute discusses transforming our cities into more sustainable and more livable places. (Subheadings and pictures added.) by Lester … [Read full article]