Category Archives: oil

Clashing Over the “Greenness” of Natural Gas

The Sierra Club just released a statement to members explaining why you should speak up to your legislator to oppose exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) to other countries. The reason for this, according to the statement, is “fracking” or hydraulic … Continue reading

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The Keystone oil pipeline problem probably hasn’t been solved

Well the good news posted yesterday on this blog might not be that good. Check out this coverage from Transport Topics, which says that the Obama administration will consider allowing the Keystone oil pipeline to go from Texas to Alberta, … Continue reading

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Good news about Keystone XL oil pipeline

Keystone XL pipeline rejection is a major victory for clean water January 18, 2012 Contact: Amy Kober, 503-708-1145 Washington — The Obama Administration today rejected the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, which would carry oil 2,000 miles from Canada to Texas. … Continue reading

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Green Car Blog-omania!!!

My apologies for delaying blog postings since last week – mea culpa, mea culpa. Hey, I’ve been busy. With the truckload of newsletters, press releases, Google Alerts, and other stuff sent to me, I get buried under info. Sometimes that’s … Continue reading

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Hoping history doesn’t repeat itself in freedom from oil

A hundred years ago, car shoppers had three powertrain options – buying a car powered by gasoline, electricity, or steam – and a fourth fuel option in ethanol. By the 1920s, gasoline won the race, and fueling stations were being … 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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“Freedom” from oil addiction: What’s the best strategy for success?

Following the Sundance Award winning film, “Fuel,” Josh Tickell and his wife filmmaker Rebecca Tickell have made another movie in this theme, called “Freedom.” The movie begins by exploring the devastating BP oil spill in the Gulf last year. It … Continue reading

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Bad News – Fossil Fuels Much Needed in Developing Asian Markets

Vehicles getting more than 50 miles per gallon becoming the norm in US auto sales in the near future, along with the increasing volume of expected alternative powertrain vehicles sales, raises hope for those concerned about CO2 and tailpipe smog … Continue reading

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