Up until they were banned this summer, single-driver hybrids were allowed in the HOV lanes of California's freeways, a privilege previously available only to car pools. A new report from the University of California, Berkeley says that the decision to ban hybrids actually slows everyone down.
Planning for a post-oil world is neither hippie fantasy nor sneaky environmentalism, says this article from the Christian Science Monitor. It's something that's needed for reasons over and above climate change, including the fact that, eventually, the world will indeed run out. Even Saudi Arabia is investing in solar energy.
Joe Cahn, self-proclaimed Commissioner of Tailgaiting, will lead a recycling pep rally at Alcoa's Pittsburgh Corporate Center today, just in time to kick of a weekend of tailgating for Sunday's Steelers Game against the Tennessee Titans.
It's time to go beyond prevention, says a bipartisan panel of scientists, former government officials and national security experts. It's time to think about directly manipulating the climate to lower the Earth's temperature.
A team from the University of Maryland has taken top honors at the Solar Decathlon, a competition for small, cost-effective solar-powered houses sponsored by the Department of Energy. The team's winning design features a variety of innovative approaches to managing, using and re-using water.
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