START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: alternative fuels

Coffee & Beer? The 6 Weirdest Alternative Fuel Sources

A trip to the gas station is about the most boring task in the modern world. But making fuel is a strange and fantastic journey—for scientists and inventors trying to find sustainable alternatives to …

24 comments

7 Places Poo Will Power the Future (Slideshow)

By Tracy Staedter, Discovery Channel Everybody poops. But why should it just stop there? Feces -- human or other -- contains methane, hydrogen and nitrogen that can be converted into energy. And wh…

69 comments

Holy Cow! Bovine Gas Used to Power Milk Trucks

In one of my previous lives, when I was working as a small-town newspaper reporter in my early 20s, I lived in Tulare County--where the cows outnumber the people. Whenever I'd be driving home after a …

7 comments

Radical X Games goes greener

JANUARY 25, 2008—Already one of the most daring sporting competitions on Earth, the 2008 ESPN Winter X Games makes a bold move by aiming to green its Jan. 24-27 competition in Buttermilk Mount…

7 comments

Seeing Green Stars: Celebrities Choose Alternative Fuels

Julia Butterfly Hill showed a video recently on greening her vintage tour bus to run on biodiesel. And Julia isn’t the only one; green is chic, and many stars are working to reduce their impact on the…

7 comments

Alternative Fuels 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Okay, so what is biodiesel, exactly? Will it make my car smell like a French fry? And what about fuel cells? I hear they run on hydrogen. Do they produce pollution? How long will an electric car run? …

19 comments

meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Thanks for the information

It's very true that phytonutrients in plant foods help prevent cancer. You have be careful though a…

Regarding # 4, collecting electronics for recycling, PLEASE DO YOUR RESEARCH! If you turned them…

site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!