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Ford delivers first 3 FFV hybrids

The Governors' Ethanol Coalition reported today that Ford has delivered the first 3 (count'm 1, 2, 3...) hybrid vehicles that can run on gasoline or up to 85 percent ethanol.

With biofuels, speed kills

I spend a lot of time talking publicly about what needs to happen to get biofuels right from an environmental perspective.

Truth and laughter re: mercury and compact fluorescent light bulbs

Back on April 30, the Washington Post ran an article titled "Fluorescent Bulbs Are Know to Zap Domestic Tranquillity - Energy-Savers a Turnoff for Wives." The articles was emailed around here w

Creating a green index for biofuels

I've been looking for an excuse to mention the now-week-and-a-half-old release of a report that NRDC supported on the importance and complexity of creating an index of the environmental characteristics of different gallons of different biofuels.

NY Moves to Fix Utility Regulation for Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency is the fastest, cheapest, cleanest way to stop global warming, but historically electric and natural gas utilities have been regulated in a way that means that they loose money when their customers become more efficient.