Tire Makers Focus on Fuel Economy

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Green Means Go! Become an Eco-Driver

Living Green & Saving Energy

If you are getting frustrated with the endless roller coaster of gas prices, you’ll be interested in the latest trend in saving fuel, the environment and money. how to go green reduce fossil fuels saving energy saving money eco-driving improve fuel economy reduce auto emissions save fuel

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Three Car Engines that Require Zero Gasoline

Living Green & Saving Energy

Most of the buzz when it comes to cars that run on alternative fuels is generated by electric and hybrid vehicles. Granted these automobiles can save you thousands of dollars on gas over the life of the car, there are engines that can run on fuel that costs next to nothing. alternative energy eco-innovation reduce fossil fuels saving energy biodiesel green innovations save energy save fuel

Lend Me Your Gears: Green Transportation and You

Living Green & Saving Energy

carbon footprint Green News green transportation green travel saving energy hybrid cars saving fuel Americans have long tied their cars to their identities. Turn on MTV and you’ll see “pimped out rides,” or go to an elegant restaurant and the most prestigious cars will be lined up up right out front. Cool” cars are part of Americana, but it doesn’t have to be that way. The U.S. Department of [.].

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The 2012 Toyota Prius V Five

Eco Auto Ninja

Even though the company claimed that the extra cost would pay for itself within several years of saved fuel cost, that initial price tag was just too daunting to the average family. When Toyota first introduced the ground-breaking Prius to the market, people were impressed, but many consumers were put off by the car’s high price tag.

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10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

Walk, don’t drive – Save fuel and get exercise by walking, not driving, while trick-or-treating. 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween. Posted on October 11, 2011. Halloween is a fun holiday for both parents and children – what’s not to love about candy, costumes, and scary pumpkins? It’s also a great opportunity for parents to teach their kids about the importance of making healthy, eco-friendly choices.

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10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

Walk, don’t drive – Save fuel and get exercise by walking, not driving, while trick-or-treating. 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween. Posted on October 11, 2011. Halloween is a fun holiday for both parents and children – what’s not to love about candy, costumes, and scary pumpkins? It’s also a great opportunity for parents to teach their kids about the importance of making healthy, eco-friendly choices.

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Tar Sands and Soda? Launching the Future Fleet Campaign

Sierra Club Compass

By getting these three corporate fleets to start a corporate race to the top by prioritizing fuel efficiency and eliminating tar sands, we can significantly reduce the nation's demand for oil, curb emissions, increase transportation choices, and slow the development of extreme oil sources, like tar sands. Second, to reduce fuel usage and save money. Dirty Fuels Green Fleets Green Transportation Oil Tar Sands By Michael Marx, Beyond Oil Campaign Director.

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6 ways to make your apartment greener

Green Prophet

You can probably create a carpool with some of your neighbors to help save fuel on your trips to the train station or supermarket. Going green has gone decidedly mainstream now. Governments are encouraging green buildings with tax incentives while buyers are willing to pay a premium for your property if you’ve invested in green technology. If you’re looking to sell your house quickly and lucratively, there’s no better way than going green.

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Going Green at Christmas: What is Greener, A Real or Fake.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Going Green at Christmas: What is Greener, A Real or Fake Christmas Tree? Still, growing these trees requires some pesticides, and fuel is required each year to cut them and transport them to towns across America. No annual trips to pick out a new tree are required, saving fuel and time.

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Hard-up drivers desperate to save money on fuel – but have no idea what they pay for it

Green (Living) Review

Enthusiasm about cutting costs loses out to love of speed, research finds Hard-up English motorists are desperate to save money on fuel – but don’t even know how much it costs, a survey released today has found. Research for the Energy Saving Trust’s Fuel Your Passion campaign found almost three-quarters (71 per cent) of drivers do not know the average price of a liter of unleaded – but nine in ten admit shopping around to find cheaper fuel.

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The Eco Army of Cyprus

Green Prophet

Armies going green is a new tactical offensive in warfare , especially when it means saving fuel and resulting in less need for fuel supply lines. Going green and doing it for the troops, in Cyprus. “Going green” is a new defense tactic modern military: From the use of solar energy to power field re-chargers for communication equipment to finding new ways to supply troops with drinking water by moisture condensation from vehicle AC units.

juwi Wind and Solar Plant in Egypt is Remote-Controlled from Germany

Green Prophet

That is good news for the environment and additionally saves fuel costs.” German project developer juwi has installed their first combined wind and solar plant in Egypt to be used for desalinating and pumping irrigation water for farms and it is monitored and controlled remotely from Germany.

Conventional vs Sustainable Agriculture: Can Sustainable Agriculture Feed the World?


While some argue that the energy output of intensive agriculture is greater than the energy it consumes because of high productivity, conventionally produced food still needs high amounts of energy sourced from fossil fuels. For example, one grain of corn is made from 70 percent of fossil fuel energy [6]. Agricultural machinery consumes fuel. For example, farmers save fuel by deciding not to till or irrigate their farmland.

Solar RV: A new way to travel and live green


They will allow more independence in creating home comforts and also save fuel. In this case a generator will have to be installed, but even that may run out of fuel and of course the noise they produce, is pinching to the ears, cutting down on all pleasure you expected from being outdoors. Pratima Kalra: Recreational Vehicles (RV) are the best way to take a weekend trip and go camping.

Critters on Camera, Demon Oil and Uber Efficiency

Nature Conservancy - Science

A simple idea for efficient cookstoves saves fuel and protects women in Darfur. A red panda (Ailurus fulgens) at Duisburg Zoo. Photo © PictureWendy/Flickr. By Bob Lalasz, Matt Miller, Lisa Feldkamp and Cara Byington of the TNC Science Communications team. We find tons of cool conservation and conservation science stuff on the Internets — and share the best of it with you every week in The Cooler : Biodiversity & Wildlife.

Plastic peanut butter jars cut packaging at Sainsbury's

Green (Living) Review

This seems to be total packaging by weight rather than anything else, which is an entirely stupid way of going about for while it may save fuel it uses oil in other ways, namely by way of the manufacture of that plastic. The new jars, so Sainsbury's, are just as functional as the previous ones, but the reduced weight means not only do they have a lower environmental impact, they also require less fuel to transport.

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Food Spending, the Environment and the Economy

Living In a Toxic World

Less waste may be generated with fewer take out containers and less driving to restaurants could be saving fuel. The changing economic situation has impacted every sector of the economy. Food spending by consumers is no exception. The Wall Street Journal had an article that summarized data on food spending trends. Generally, spending dropped as people switched from brand names, dining out and lattes to using more private label foods and doing things at home.

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Green Workout Tips

Eco Friendly Daily

It’ll save you fuel and help you build and maintain a healthy body as well as lower stress. · Car pool to the gym with a few workout buddies and you’ll be saving fuel and adding incentive. Exercise is one of the key components to leading a healthy lifestyle and carries a lot of different benefits for the human body, mind, and soul, but what about the environment? There are a lot of great green ways to get in a little physical activity every day.

Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing


Ionic solvents to save energy during biomass processing. According to a study conducted by the scientists at the Imperial College London, ionic solvents have slippery properties that could save approximately 80 percent energy consumed during biomass processing. Scientists save energy by lubricating wood Biofuel production entails a number of stages that use varied amounts of energy. Ionic liquids to save environment by cleaning tar sands. Please login. Sign In.

Global Warming Solutions

The Green Changemakers

We need to drive smarter cars, save money with energy efficient homes and offices, and build better communities and transportation networks. So when you save energy, you fight global warming and save money, too. Offsets represent clean power that you can add to the nation's energy grid in place of power from fossil fuels. DRIVE SMARTER CARS Choose an efficient vehicle: High-mileage cars such as hybrids and plug-in hybrids use less gas and save money.

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Wasting Less - A Consumer's Guide

The Green Changemakers

Avoiding buying something, or buying less of it, uses the fewest resources and saves you from having to seek out end-of-life options. You’ll save yourself time and money. Initially the cost may be higher, but in the long run you can save. Reusing benefits us by saving money. Globally, reuse saves resources and prevents pollution. Many things around the house can be saved and reused — string, plastic containers, glass containers, gift wrap, shopping bags.

Responsible living

The Green Changemakers

[link] Living cheap is the new green 5 cheap ways to save 1,000 gallons of water Switching to more efficient compact fluorescent bulbs can result in energy savings and lower green house gas emissions. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Compact fluorescent bulbs are more efficient and last longer Be aware that electronics and appliances can still draw power in standby mode Driving less aggressively can increase fuel mileage (Mother Nature Network) -- It all seems so daunting: Climate change.

Ten First Steps Toward Lighter Living

The Green Changemakers

In every case, these ideas will save you money, cut energy use, and help balance your household’s greenhouse gas budget?—?the That means that the average CFL bulb will save $30 in energy costs over the course of its life. Environmental Protection Agency, if every American household were to swap just one bulb to CFL, we would save enough energy to light more than 2.5 That’s equivalent to one ton of greenhouse gases which would have been produced by the energy you saved.

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Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit.

Mother Jones

Little Green Corvette: Four Sweet, Fuel-Efficient Cars at the Detroit Auto Show. Just to look around at the "performance" cars on display here, from hulking pickups to lightning-fast sports cars, you might not be able to tell that this is the first major car show in Detroit since the introduction last fall of President Obama's new fuel efficiency standards, which will require all cars and light-duty trucks to operate at 54.5 Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content.

Folding bikes geared to stretch bicycling to an enticing future


Smartie Bike Pollution levels are nearing their peak, road accidents are increasing, fuel resources are depleting, health ailments caused by pollution are on the rise, gas prices have soared and we’re witnessing global warming caused in part by vehicular pollution. You could ride short distances in relative comfort, maintenance was low and you didn’t have to shell out cash for fuel. Targeting more than 12% improvement in fuel burn with significant. Please login. Sign In.

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Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

The Green Changemakers

1] For these people, even access to a small amount of electricity could lead to life-saving improvements in agricultural productivity, health, education, communications and access to clean water. Options for expanding access to electricity in developing countries tend to focus on increasing centralised energy from fossil fuels such as oil, gas and coal, by expanding grid electricity. They can be paid for in instalments over one to two years, from savings on kerosene. David J.

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Public Transportation: Benefits for the 21st Century

The Green Changemakers

On an individual level, public transportation saves money, and provides people with choices, freedom and opportunities. On an individual level, public transportation saves money, and provides people with choices, freedom and opportunities. Enhances Personal Economic Opportunity, Saves Individuals Money Public transportation use lowers household expenses and frees up more income for other needs. Savings with public transportation are substantial. saves: 10 1.4

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

The Green Changemakers

Cuba, the only country that has faced such a crisis – the massive reduction of fossil fuels – is an example of options and hope. The nation has also moved toward small-scale renewable energy and developed an energy-saving mass transit system, while maintaining its government-provided health care system whose preventive, locally-based approach to medicine conserves scarce resources. Since they couldn't fuel their aging cars, they walked, biked, rode buses, and carpooled.

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