Category Archives: climate change

California legislature dealing with take away of carpool lane access for EVs

California owners of plug-in electric vehicles have been furious with the state government for allowing disappearance of HOV carpool-lane single passenger access on a few major freeways – turning them into toll roads and taking away one of the key … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles Out the Window

While some of you may think that hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are entirely lofty and unrealistic (and sounded good 10 years ago), here are few interesting snippets, and not necessarily just under the hood…. Hyundai has committed to supporting the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Dropping Gas Prices Decide Fate of Green Machines

Have you noticed that gasoline prices have been declining lately, and that it’s now summertime, when gas prices can spike up? Gas prices are dropping below $3 a gallon in a few markets. When you hear experts like Chevy Volt … Continue reading

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Inside the Mindset of Green Car Shoppers, Owners, and Stakeholders

There are a few things that have been learned by automaker and dealer management in the past year and a half at Nissan, GM, Ford, and BMW through marketing plug-ins to early adopters. It was experienced years earlier by Tesla … Continue reading

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Green Automotive Digest on Life Support But Coming Back

Green Automotive Digest has been on hiatus since early December, and will be starting up again in early April. The format will be changing and will be closer to the monthly publication I started in February called Green Auto Market. … Continue reading

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Half of a 12 Step Program for Addiction to Oil

As someone who would know once said (then president George W. Bush), “We’re addicted to oil.” About two thirds of oil consumption in the United States goes to transportation – personal vehicles, trucks, buses, and airplanes. As mentioned in the … Continue reading

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Good holiday gifts to offer those obsessed with climate change and energy security

Looking for holiday gifts to give to those obsessed with climate change, energy security, carbon emissions, and gas prices? Here a couple of good ones to consider… Daniel Yergin’s book, “The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern … Continue reading

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A new movie to see on “Freedom” from oil addiction

I’m a movie fan and love to watch films about green cars and fuels, or something close to those topics. Even if they’re depressing and bleak, I will usually watch them, sometimes more than once. I’ve seen “Who Killed the … Continue reading

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Climate change is still taken seriously enough for corporate boards to buy in

While Leonardo DiCaprio and a long list of scientists and global environmental and conservation organizations continue to fret over impending doom from climate change and global warming, things have changed in the past year. President Obama emphasizes cleantech and green … Continue reading

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