Biofriendly’s fuel additive makes dirty fuel burn cleaner

Green Prophet

Until we all own one of these, getting cleaner fuel at the pump should be on your radar. Energy transition fuel before we all go electric. Consider the American company Biofriendly has a fuel additive you get at the pump that scrubs smog and increases fuel efficiency by up to 7%.

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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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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. Here are four popular gas mileage myths that have been debunked. Myth #1: Compact cars get the best gas mileage A belief stemming from the […].

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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 […]. fuel efficiency saving money improve fuel economy

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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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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 Efficiency Flimflam And Other Bad Car Comparisons

Living Green & Saving Energy

There is a great deal of misinformation when it comes to automobile fuel efficiency. If you look at the average miles per gallon from 1975 to now, you would see an overall doubling of fuel efficiency. fuel efficiency green transportation hybrid cars What is less understood is that most of these increases happened in the later part of the 1970s. From […].

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.

Pros and Cons of Fossil Fuels


This increasing energy demand has been met by an ever increasing supply of fossil fuel energy. Fossil fuels are the most prominent energy source in our world today. Although alternatives to fossil fuels – such as solar , wind , or nuclear fission power – are beginning to be developed, we are still seeing an increase in the amount being used every single year [1]. The effects of fossil fuels are well known, as is their effect on the environment.

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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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 [.].

Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?


The world has a crippling dependence on fossil fuels and this dependence on coal, oil and natural gas is one of the largest causes to arguably the biggest problem facing earth today: climate change. percent of the country’s electricity originated from fossil fuel combustion [1,2].

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. This type of number is rarely mentioned by politicians who advocate the loosening of environmental regulations for the benefit of economic growth. Other selected, but intriguing numbers from the report: 9.4

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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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Algae returns as fuel for our future

Green Prophet

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have revealed how microalgae produce hydrogen, a clean fuel of the future, and suggest a possible mechanism to jumpstart mass production of this environmentally-friendly energy source. “The discovery of the mechanisms makes it clear that algae have a huge underutilized potential for the production of hydrogen fuel,” said Dr. Yacoby. Cities alternative fuel biofuel

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New Yorkers go hard against fossil fuels, divest $215.5 billion pension funds from fossil fuels

Green Prophet

So New Yorkers have a lot to celebrate now that their elected mayor Mayor Bill de Blasio declared that he will stop all new fossil fuel projects within and serving the city. The writing’s on the wall: move your money out of toxic fossil fuels and into real climate solutions.”.

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. Many gas stations in the US incorporate ethanol into their blends, all the way to fuel made from human and animal “poop” More recently, there’s been biofuel made from recycled McDonald’s fast food cooking oils which flew their UAE fleet vehicles more than 800,000 miles!

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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? Well, Volkswagon just made a huge investment to propel their fuel cell ambitions forward. They signed an $80 million deal to acquire Ballard’s fuel cell IP for automotive uses.

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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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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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Summer Road Trip! 4 Ways to Maximize Your Fuel Efficiency

The Green Samaritan

Here are a few tips from 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. Driving with the windows down, creates excess drag, thus greater use of fuel. Most fuel is used from accelerating from a stop to cruising speed.

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 The reason for this is the fact that without the large machinery, powered by, well, yes, you guessed it, oil-based fuels, required for the extraction such components just cannot be gotten out of the earth.

?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. According to the Transportation Research Institute (TRI) at the University of Michigan, the average fuel economy of cars sold in the United States in 2012 was approximately 23.8 It will take time before everyone owns a high fuel efficient or solely electric vehicle.

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Banned Four Loko Drink Turned Into Ethanol Fuel

Sustainability Ninja

Eco News four loko banned four loko ethanol four loko fuelEvery can of the now banned Four Loko makes about 2.8 ounces of ethanol alcohol. That means that every four cases could produce a little more than a gallon of ethanol alcohol. Wholesalers across the East Coast are currently shipping their unsold inventories of Four Loko to MXI Environmental Services, a Virgina-based waste disposal and recycling company. MXI is one of three such facilities in the U.S.

Great News on Fossil Fuels for Environmentalists Today.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Green Right Livelihood WAYLON: Today Only climate change climate change deniers divestment movement environment fossil fuel companies fossil fuel divestment fossil fuels green Health & Wellness politicsA climate-skeptic may be running rampant in Washington, but today the Irish Parliament gave some hope to environmentalists everywhere.

Fossil Fuel Fast Facts

Green Living Tips

HTML clipboardHow much of the world's petroleum products wind up in marine environments? How much coal is used for each person in the USA annually? What's the connection. between natural gas and our food? Find out the answers to these questions and.

One problem with fuel efficiency standards

Environmental Economics

Broken record time, incentive-based environmental policy can be superior to environmental standards: In the race to claim ever-higher fuel-economy numbers and keep up with government regulations, automakers are rolling out hybrids and electric cars aplenty at this week’s Detroit auto show. Regardless, the automakers have little choice but to develop and try to push more hybrids as they prepare for fuel-efficiency requirements that call for significant increases later this decade.

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. If we could harness the sun’s clean and free energy, we wouldn’t have to drill for polluting fossil fuels. But… Fossil fuel production today costs much less than any renewable energy generation.

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. Using a dry combustion process that emits zero harmful gasses, the waste will be transformed into fuel that can be used in the same way as conventional sources. Business alternative energy Hiriya Recycling Park Refuse derived Fuel trash to fuel waste to fuel

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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. So turning old clothes into fuel is one way to deal with this crisis of stuff. How Do You Convert Clothes to Jet Fuel? Turning clothes into fuel.

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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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Eco-Resolution for July: Driving Down Fuel Consumption

The Green Samaritan

Home About Terms of Use & Privacy Policy Disclosure Contact Product Reviews Monthly Eco-Resolutions Quick Reference Guide Subscribe Eco-Resolution for July: Driving Down Fuel Consumption July 6, 2010 Of course, I didn’t realize that when I designated the eco-resolution for July as the month to practice driving more efficiently to conserve fuel and reduce carbon output , would there be the worst oil spill and environmental disaster taking place ever.

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RFF on the Issues: The VW Scandal and Diesel Fuel Cars

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: The Volkswagen emissions scandal is putting pressure on many countries to take a closer look at their vehicle emissions testing for cars that run on diesel fuel. It seems that  such engines are actually worse for the environment than previously thought , and this issue is particularly important in Europe, where about half of new vehicles run on diesel fuel.

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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. per gasoline gallon equivalent and 60 percent lower carbon emissions - making the switch to CNG is expensive because there is no fueling infrastructure comparable to gas that. 

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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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.

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. climate change fossil fuels geo-engineering

Summer Road Trip! 4 Ways to Increase Fuel Efficiency

The Green Samaritan

Here are a few tips from to maximize fuel. Now that summer road trips and vacations are in full swing, your eye may be on the price of gas as you make your way down the highway. See the full post and more at Green Living

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Jet Fuel from Carbon Dioxide – New Science Project in Israel

Green Prophet

Miron Landau from Ben Gurion University in Israel were recently awarded a highly competitive Israel Strategic Alternative Energy Foundation (I-SAEF) grant to further their groundbreaking research in liquid fuels. Herskowitz heads the BGU Energy Initiative, which is developing multiple alternative fuels from solar energy to biomass to replace the world’s dependence on oil. Their focus will be on jet fuel. Image of jet fuel from Shutterstock.

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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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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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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?