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Diesel Cars Are Fun High-MPG Alternative to Hybrids

In the past decade, the gas-electric Toyota Prius has risen in status from science project to mainstream vehicle.† In September, the 50-MPG hybrid was the eighth most popular car in the U.S., and the …

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Top 5 Celebrity Eco-Cars of All Time

The realities of global warming have changed minds about what cars are cool to drive. Big fuel-thirsty carbon-spewing vehicles are out. Electrics, hybrids and biofuel cars are in. In fact, some of …

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The Latest in Alternative Fuel & Electric Cars

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! A hot time in the ol' studio this week - literally! We were a bit punchy, but we managed to get through…

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Burning Cooking Oil, In a Good Way

We have all been reading about the virtues of using recycled vegetable oil to power everything from lawn mowers to diesel engines for years now. Actually, Rudolph Diesel, the inventor of the Diesel en…

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Butter Could Run Cars?

A recent study into the potential use of surplus butter has stated there is a possibility it could be used to make biodiesel fuel. Biodiesel is a fuel typically made from soy bean oil, or waste vegeta…

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Coffee Grounds Used to Make Biodiesel Fuel

Students at the University of Missouri-Columbia collected used coffee grounds to employ as fuel stock to make biodiesel fuel. (Soybeans are the main fuel stock for conventional biodiesel production). …

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Greener Public Transportation

Using public transportation is often a greener alternative than driving solo in your car. Insist on greener mass transit. Here are some things you can do: 1. Contact area representatives to suggest…

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How to Green the Car You Have

By the Care2 Staff. We can't all afford to buy a hybrid, but we can still make a positive difference to the environment. How you drive and how well you maintain your vehicle can all help. Read t…

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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 isnít the only one; green is chic, and many stars are working to reduce their impact on the…

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