Pump up your tires! You can improve your fuel efficiency by around 3.3 percent by keeping your tires inflated to the proper pressure. Under-inflated tires can lower gas mileage by 0.4 percent for every 1 psi drop in pressure of all four tires. Plus, properly inflated tires are safer and last longer.
Presidential Candidate Rudy Giuliani answers a question from Bruce Clendenning on July 10, 2007, in Manchester, New Hampshire about how fuel efficiency standards, renewable energy, and emissions caps will be used to fight global warming.
Where does your presidential candidate stand on international treaties to cut greenhouse gas emissions like the Kyoto Protocol Agreement? Strongly Supports = Bill Richardson, Dennis Kucinich, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Mike Gravel Supports = Christopher Dodd, John Edwards Neutral = Barack Obama Opposes = Duncan Hunter, Fred Thompson, John McCain, Mike Huckabee, Mitt Romney, Rudy… Read More »
On October 19, 2007 John Edwards appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher where they discuss various environmental issues including ethanol.
Want to go green, but don’t know where to start? Well, every little bit helps so here are the top 10 easy ways to go green ASAP. 10 Ways to Go Green Now! 1- Unplug appliances & battery chargers while not in use 2- Use compact fluorescent light bulbs 3- Ride a bike or take… Read More »
President Bush signs the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, at the Energy Department in Washington on December 19, 2007. What’s in the new energy law? Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) – Raises average fleet fuel-economy standards for cars and light trucks to 35 miles per gallon by 2020. Renewable fuels – Expands the renewable fuels standard to… Read More »
Marlo Lewis & Dennis Avery talk about the problems with government subsidies for ethanol producers on CNBC’s Squawk Box.
It’s Friday afternoon of a 3 day weekend and you’re planning a road trip. The only question is…What time do you hit the road? If you leave right after work, it will be rush hour and you’re bound to face some traffic. The stop and go driving will reduce your fuel efficiency, and make a… Read More »
An aquarium in Japan has come up with a novel way of generating free electricity to light up a Christmas tree. An electric eel! Two aluminum panels inside the eel’s tank work as electrodes to catch its power. Cables attached to the panels supply the lights on the nearby tree with electricity. The eel is… Read More »
By making the switch to LED Christmas lights this year, you can save big money on your electricity bill, and lessen your carbon footprint on the planet. Below are the top five eco-friendly reasons to upgrade to LEDs this holiday season. Top 5 reasons to use LEDs 1- Use 10% the electricity of incandescents, and… Read More »