April 15, 2011

Alternative Energy and Fuel for Cars

In the wake of the ongoing Gulf Oil disaster, alternative energy resources are being scrutinized with renewed interest. As the transportation sector consumes over 40 percent […]
March 14, 2011

The high cost of climate change, and what you can do about it

Repairing the damage we’ve done could get pricey, especially since it’s predicted to cost us $8 trillion by 2030. Photo courtesy of OregonDOT This post was […]
February 5, 2011

9 Myths and Facts About New Clean Diesel Cars

Not long ago the word “diesel” was synonymous with loud, smelly, and unreliable vehicles in the United States. In fact, over the last several decades diesels […]
July 10, 2010

The Pros and Cons of Biofuels

There are many eco-benefits to replacing oil with biofuels like ethanol and biodiesel. For one, since such fuels are derived from agricultural crops, they are inherently […]