4 Myths About Fuel Economy

Living Green & Saving Energy

fuel efficiency saving money economy green transportation saving energyWith gas prices on the rise again, consumers are looking for ways to cut expenses. Unfortunately, some of the ideas on saving gas mileage that have become widespread aren’t accurate.

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Tire Makers Focus on Fuel Economy

Living Green & Saving Energy

Tire Makers Focus on Fuel Economy with more fuel efficient tires. eco-innovation energy efficient materials green technology saving energy fuel efficient tires save fuel save gas

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Fuel Economy Decoded: Understand the Basics Before You Buy a Vehicle

Living Green & Saving Energy

If you’re in the market for a new or new-to-you vehicle, you’re probably checking out the fuel economy of various makes and models. Here are a few things to understand before you buy your next vehicle: Fuel Efficiency & Fuel Economy Defined Fuel efficiency […].

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5 Simple Methods To Increase Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency

Living Green & Saving Energy

But that doesn’t mean motorists should get complacent when it comes to saving money on fuel costs, particularly when a few simple adjustments can save you […]. fuel efficiency reduce fossil fuels saving money improve car fuel efficiency saving money with your car The average price for a gallon of gas in the U.S. on November 7, 2014, was $2.94, the lowest level since December 2010, according to the latest Lundberg survey.

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Can Solar Energy Ever Replace Fossil Fuels?


Fossil fuels are formed by natural processes. Around 80 percent all our energy demand is covered by burning fossil fuels. At the current consumption rate, it is estimated that fossil fuels will run out in less than 100 years. Fossil fuels are the major cause of climate change.

Great News on Fossil Fuels for Environmentalists Today.

Elephant Journal

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If you want to know what to think about the EPA's move to relax fuel economy standards.

Environmental Economics

I'm glad I did as Virginia McConnell and Alan Krupnick wrote this on Friday ( We Need to Take a Longer View of Fuel Economy Standards ): The announcement this week that the Trump administration is reopening the CAFE/GHG rules for light-duty vehicles was expected. They go on to describe problems with fuel economy standards and how they can be improved (more flexibility). A balanced view suggests that the current fuel economy standards can be improved.

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Fuel Cell vs. Battery Electric Transport

Blue Earth

However, the auto companies have not given up their dream of hydrogen fueling stations on every corner and fuel cell cars in every garage. Are we finally ready for Fuel Cells to make an impact?

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Summer Road Trip! 4 Ways to Maximize Your Fuel Efficiency

The Green Samaritan

Here are a few tips from FuelEconomy.gov and CarMax to maximize fuel efficiency and drive down unnecessary consumption. Properly inflated tires, using the correct grade of motor oil and replacing dirty air filters can all help increase fuel efficiency.

Outdoor Adventure Fuels the Economy

Wend Magazine

Here’s a number for you: 1.06 trillion dollars. That’s the minimum amount in relation to gross domestic product (GDP) outdoor recreation, conservation and historic preservation activities mean to the economy according to a recent study by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

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What Fuels a Writer?

Elephant Journal

Creativity and inspiration, for sure. But there are also some concoctions that can help a spark come to light. And one of them is my own version of. Arts Food Funny Literary Journal cappuccino coffee writers writing

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Countries phasing out fossil fuel cars

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Many countries and regions are proposing the phasing out of fossil fuel cars in the next decade or even earlier with some cities beginning a ban on all but electric cars, especially in town centers, within the next couple of years. (We

Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel

Green Traveler Guides

Boeing thinks "green diesel" made from oils and fats can be a significant new source of sustainable aviation biofuel—and one that emits half the carbon dioxide of fossil fuel over its lifecycle. Boeing likes ‘green diesel’ as sustainable jet fuel is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Airlines News Technology Gr green aviation fuel green diesel Green Travel News renewable diesel Reuters

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AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report

Environmental Economics

For some reason I'm getting spammed by AAA. Not that I'm complaining, this is good stuff: The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline has fallen for 26 consecutive days, reaching today’s average of $2.59 per gallon. This is the longest streak of consecutive declines since January, and pump prices have moved lower by 19 cents per gallon over this period. Drivers are saving six cents per gallon week-over-week, and 17 cents per gallon month-over-month.

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Ammonia As A Fuel

Green Living Tips

green" fuel for our cars; with vehicles requiring very few modifications to use it When I think of ammonia, cleaning products and fertilizer spring to mind. It seems it can also be used as a.

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Breaking: Kids earn Right to sue Government, Frackers & Fossil Fuel Industry.

Elephant Journal

A group of youths in Oregon just won the right to hold the government and the fossil fuels industry responsible for greenhouse gas emissions and environmental pollution.

E85 Fuel: Is It Worth Buying?

Living Green & Saving Energy

E85 Fuel: Is It Worth Buying? Biofuels reduce fossil fuels renewable energy biofuel E85 ethanol as a fuelProbably not since the mileage is about 30% less than 10% ethanol blends.

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Lead Still in Aviation Fuel

Living Green & Saving Energy

Green News airplane avgas EPA fuel gasoline lead pollution leaded gas planesLead can wreak havoc with the human body. To begin with, it can result in cardiovascular and brain damage. Studies have revealed that kids who are exposed to even minor levels of lead are likely to have a lower IQ than children who are not. Therefore, it’s obvious why health and environmental groups are constantly [.].

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Fuel Economy Standards Are Essential to Our Health, Environment and Economy

Conservancy Talk

It starts on the highways of Southern California in the 1950s and 60s with tens of thousands of cars stuck in traffic emitting noxious pollutants as their fuel evaporates from carburetors, engines and gas tanks.

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Eco-Resolution for July: Driving Down Fuel Consumption

The Green Samaritan

In the the midst of summer and day 78+ of this disaster, it is even more important to reflect on our on personal oil dependence and ways we can drive in a more fuel efficient manner. Driving with the windows down, creates excess drag, thus greater use of fuel.

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Rules for Stress: How to Use this Fuel.

Elephant Journal

Health & Wellness Love & Relationships Non New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) anxiety busy life stress stress as fuel Time transformBut it’s about learning how to effectively cope with this pressure that makes all the difference.

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Fueling Our Future

Eco Friendly Daily

Fossil fuels provide 80 percent of the energy that powers civilization. The more fuel we burn, the more heat-trapping greenhouse gases we produce, principally carbon dioxide (CO2). Climate warming is accelerating as energy use soars. Nuclear power won’t close the gap.

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My Grandmother’s Schizophrenia Fueled my Purpose.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness awareness change family Fueled my Purpose grandmother Grandmother's Schizophrenia healing life parenting Schizophrenia therapyPast trauma isn’t a life sentence. We can harness it, integrate it and transform our experiences into post traumatic growth.

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?Fuel Economy: How Are We Doing?

Green Home Blog

Fuel Economy: How Are We Doing? Here is a short progress report on how automobiles are doing when it comes to current fuel efficiency stats and how their future outlook may unfold. It will take time before everyone owns a high fuel efficient or solely electric vehicle.

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Benefit-cost analysis of the renewable fuel standard

Environmental Economics

Tim Devaney: The Obama administration set new standards Monday for ethanol levels in fuel, enraging competing industries that had battled for months to influence the contentious regulations. The final renewable fuel standard (RFS) unveiled by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is more stringent than an earlier version of the rule proposed in May but falls short of the threshold set forth in a 2007 law. billion gallons of ethanol into their fuel in 2015 and 17.4

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Why We Are Addicted To Fossil Fuels

Living Green & Saving Energy

Why We Are Addicted To Fossil Fuels, explaining our addition to fossil fuels is easy. Biofuels alternative energy green technology renewable energy energy content energy density of materials fossil fuelsThey contain a lot of energy. Biofuels offer hope as a replacement.

Stop burning fossil fuels now: there is no CO2 'technofix', scientists warn

Green (Living) Review

Researchers have demonstrated that even if a geoengineering solution to CO2 emissions could be found, it wouldn’t be enough to save the oceans German researchers have demonstrated once again that the best way to limit climate change is to stop burning fossil fuels now.

Fuel and food

Green Living Tips

Did you ever stop and think about how much fossil fuel is used in the production of food? It goes way beyond fuel for farm equipment and transport. Fossil fuel also plays a crucial role in the production of nitrogen fertilizer - you're eating the stuff

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Renewable Energy To Compete With Fossil Fuel Energy By 2025?

Living Green & Saving Energy

A recent report published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory infers that renewable energy would become cost competitive with fossil fuel based energy by 2025. alternative energy reduce fossil fuels renewable energy green energy saving energy wind energy This target would be achieved without federal subsidies if the green energy is harvested in most productive areas. This report can be analyzed in terms of the market perspective and [.].

Israeli Fuel Company Tries Out Gasoline – Methanol Fuel Mixture

Green Prophet

A woman fills up car in Haifa with methanol and gasoline fuel mixture. Alternative car fuel mixtures have been talked about for years. The fuel mixture contains 15% methanol, a simple form of alcohol and derived from liquified natural gas.

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The ever-darkening shadow of Monsanto-fueled superweeds

Green (Living) Review

Long before a dispute over illegal herbicide drift left an Arkansas farmer dead of a gunshot wound in November, a growing sense of unease had spread across the Great Plains about the cornstalk-sized superweeds infesting more than 100 million acres.

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The US DOE has declared the “new” fuels for 2040

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The US Department of Energy (DOE) sees coal, natural gas, and oil as the “new” fuels in 2040. ecocide climate change fossil fuels US DOE stupidity

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Environmental Economics: The simple economics of alternative fuels

Environmental Economics

» March 22, 2011 The simple economics of alternative fuels Simple model of energy:  As the price of energy source A rises, source B becomes cheaper, relatively.    Backers of alternative fuels see a silver lining in rising pump prices.


Green (Living) Review

Fears of a fuel strike have heightened tensions on the nation’s forecourts and precipitated a panic buying splurge that has created its own shortage situation at the pumps. According to Ben Hart , Evans Cycles Director of Marketing and eCommerce, “Concern about a fuel strike definitely seems to have pushed the cycle option back into people’s minds and a spell of sunshine has helped make this option even more desirable.

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Aviation fuel from nonedible plant soars

Green Traveler Guides

Japan Airlines , Air New Zealand , Continental , Brazil’s TAM Airlines and most recently the Mexican carrier Interjet , in cooperation with European manufacturer Airbus , have flown without problems on fuel from this weed-like plant, which grows on land otherwise unusable for farming. The Yale study projected greenhouse gas reductions of up to 60% from Jatropha-based fuel compared to petroleum-based jet fuel. | Green Travel News |.

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21% of British households in fuel poverty

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) To all intents and purposes two-fifths of families in Britain are either living in “fuel poverty” or in danger of tipping over the edge, research found.

World Council of Churches to Divest from World's Dirty Fuels

Green (Living) Review

Adding fossil fuels to the list of sectors where the WCC does not invest in serves to strengthen the governing body’s commitment on climate change as expressed in various sessions of the Central Committee.”

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Half of Tel Aviv’s Metropolitan Area Trash to be Used as Fuel

Green Prophet

Hiriya just south of Tel Aviv went from being a teeming trash mountain to a renowned recycling center , and now it will also be the site of the Middle East’s largest Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) plant.

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How Fast Fashion is Being Converted Into Jet Fuel

Eco Chic

It’s long process to turn a blazer into a blast-off , but that’s exactly what’s happening, as Bloomberg Business Week reports that Japanese recycling firm Japan Environmental Planning (Jeplan) has begun testing ways to use discarded clothes as jet fuel.

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Fossil fuels and others of a similar nature

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While fossil fuels, no doubt, are a problem for the biosphere – I hate nowadays to use the word environment as it has also other connotations – other fuels that are being burned in motor vehicles, even though they are created from plants and other resources, still have, as far as air pollution is concerned, the same or even worse an impact. But how are we going to carry on motoring without those fuels then?