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Subaru: the truly green automaker

It is rare that I mention green and cars in a positive light given the huge amount of emissions private vehicles produce--and the planet-damaging sprawl the overplanning for them engenders--but in the case I will make the rare exception and...

Travel Green: Free Yourself From the Labor of Driving

This Labor Day weekend, literally walk the walk on going green, and keep the car at home or at least minimize its use. Here are some ideas:--Walk, cycle, and yes, take transit (even the lowly bus) to local parks, historical sites,...

GM Greens Up CES, Unveils New Caddy

In a keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show, General Motors chief executive Rick Wagoner promised that by 2012 half the car maker's U.S. production line will be devoted to vehicles powered by "Flexfuel," an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional...

Electric Car Offers Savings to Londoners

Electric car pioneer ZAP says that owners of its ZAP Xebra electric city car commuting into London can save so much on parking, charging and tolls that it could help pay for the car within a year.   Those crazy...

Only 1 in 5 Recycle e-Waste Properly

The Daily Green is reporting that a scant 1 in 5 of us recycle old electronics.   Disappointing.   With many consumers upgrading to newer versions of their gear this holiday season, replacing existing gadgets such as TVs, monitors, cell...

Toronto Star: Will New Social Climate Lead to Green?

The Toronto Star has an item today about green living and a message to the citizenry of Ontario that going green doesn’t have to be all about sacrifice.   Amid messages of new technologies and altering lifestyles, Canadians looking to...

Utah to Curb Greenhouse Emissions

  The Salt Lake Tribune reported this week that Utah is diving headlong into the battle to curb greenhouse emissions.   According to the article, “The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) plans to spend $67 million over the next decade...

Will Suing Polluters Help Us Breathe Easy?

Polluters are the next target in our litigious society.   In a CNNMoney article, staff writer Steve Hargreaves is reporting on a series of lawsuits that environmental groups are bringing in an effort to “force polluters to change their ways.”...

Retailers Push Green for "Back to School" Crowd

Jenn Abelson, writing in today’s Boston Globe, tells us that retailers are looking to the back-to-school crowd with the hope that their shopping lists will include a new item: saving the planet.   According to Abelson,   Merchants are trying...

50 Ways To Curb Your Carbon

Diane Solomon, writing for MetroActive, a Silicon Valley weekly newspaper serving San Jose, Palo Alto, Los Gatos and other nearby towns, has put together a wonderful list of 50 Ways to reduce your carbon footprint, based on some rather straightforward...

Drink The Green Kool-Aid? Consumers Not Convinced

Despite overwhelming media attention, it seems many consumers are not buying in to the thinking that we are in environmental crisis mode. In fact, Yankelovich recently published research showing that only 34% (of a sample survey of 2,763 consumers) feel...

American Airlines Plans Green Marketing Push

As I was flying back from a trip to the West coast, trying to calculate how much it would take to offset my carbon usage, I came across a Wall Street Journal report that said that American Airlines, the world’s...

Save the Earth. Save a Buck. It's all good!

  I came across an article in Medill Reports. Medill Reports is written and produced by graduate journalism students at Northwestern University’s Medill school.   Medill reporter Elizabeth Ryan penned an interesting article entitled Six Tips On How To Save...

Are You a Greenocrite?

I have to agree partially with Tom Young of VNUNET when he says companies have to do more to be really green. It is easy to make announcements but backing them up is always a challenge. Still, the trend towards...
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