Any business that wants to tout its green credentials wants to partner with Formula E, the international racing series for open wheel electric cars. Recently Enel Group, one of the largest suppliers of renewable energy in the world, decided to embrace that opportunity. It has now forged an alliance with Formula E designed to further reduce […]
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Toyota video claims fuel cell vehicles like the Toyota Mirai have a lower carbon footprint that electric vehicles. EV advocates cry foul.
Solar cars are what they are – very, very cool but not entirely practical for everyday use. Honda hasn’t let that stop them from using all the solar power they can get their hands on, though; rather than build solar cars, they’re reducing their carbon footprint another way. Honda is planning to install solar panels […]
The Spanish tuning house RBM Sport has developed a “bolt on” package that allows Porsche’s Boxster S to run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG, or “autogas” in Europe). Christened the Porsche Boxster “Ecologic,” the car can be started and run on conventional gasoline, and “switched” to LPG from inside the cabin. RBM claims the little Porsche […]
The United States Postal Service is headed off a cliff, and – according to the US Government Accountability Office – few are even giving its demise a second thought. That’s the same USPS, by the way, that was once a great source of national pride, that united America’s coasts and transmitted vital information at incredible speeds, […]
Natural-gas water heaters are nothing new, and (in many cases) they’ve been engineered into mini-marvels of energy efficiency. What happens to natural gas water heaters, however, if the current trend towards CNG-powered cars and trucks start to drive up demand and prices? That’s not something I’d ever thought of, but this is “Gas 2.0”, and […]
Study Shows Pollution From Driving Worse Than Flying — The Road More Traveled Has Made All the Difference
To drive or to fly? That is the question. Researchers at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research in Oslo have predicted that pollution from cars will be the chief global warming agent for the next 100 years. So the green answer is to fly. The study carried out by CICERO monitored known pollutants […]
[social_buttons]The latest installment of Knight Rider was greened up for NBC’s Green is Universal week. The eco-friendly run involves select NBC shows — like the current version of Knight Rider — getting a fresh coat of green paint. Low VOC, of course!
As if there isn’t enough bio-diesel controversy over the food for fuel debate now we have a little skirmish arising here in San Francisco. When we walk by any San Francisco restaurant (particularly the ones that have that delish yet oh so bad for you fried cuisine) we can smell where this fuss originated – […]