Ford to Sell Multiple EV and Hybrids in 2012

On April 3, 2012, in Blog, by John Addison

excerpt from original post at Clean Fleet Report With gasoline prices over $4 per gallon in many states, Ford is rolling out a variety of exciting hybrid cars and electric cars. In April, consumers will start buying the new Ford Focus Electric. Yesterday, I rode in this beautiful compact hatchback. I silently cruised down the […]

To Boldly Go Where No-One Wants To Go

On March 14, 2011, in Blog, by Richard T. Stuebi

I am appalled at the state of the public discourse on oil and gasoline prices. Between the newspapers and the talking heads, there is an increasing cacophony that the government should do something, just about anything, to halt the increase in oil and gasoline prices. From the lefties:  Release stocks from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve!  […]

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Cap-and-Trade Gold in the Golden State

On July 2, 2008, in Blog, by John Addison

By John Addison (7/2/08). Obama and McCain have both stated that climate change requires decisive action. Both support cap-and-trade, putting a limit (cap) on greenhouse gases and enabling the market to work by allowing the trading of permits. How would this work in the United States? We will all learn from California’s progress with its […]

Is Corn Ethanol Lowering Gas Prices at the Pump?

On May 15, 2008, in Blog, by Neal Dikeman

Despite providing the largest portion of alternative fuel in the US, corn ethanol gets a lot of flack in the circles Cleantech Blog runs in. The usual culprits go something like this: Corn ethanol is heavily subsidized (yes it is). Corn ethanol does not reduce greenhouse gas emissions (sort of, it really, really depends on […]

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