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10 Environmental Victories of 2012

For me, the holidays are a time to reflect on what we’ve achieved over the past year and look ahead to the challenges and possibilities the New Year holds in store. 2012 was a quite a year. Besides th…

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Why Green Jobs Are Worth Keeping Around [Infographic]

Last week House Speaker John Boehner told the House that he would shut down the government unless they agreed to kill a loan program that would help Detroit automakers make hybrid cars. In typical …

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Are Electric Cars Really Better For The Environment?

Note: This is the second in a weekly series of Care2 posts about alternative fuels and vehicles in honor of Earth Day. Be sure to check out first post, Top 5 All-Electric Vehicles of 2011. La…

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Top 5 All-Electric Vehicles Of 2011

With gas prices rising all over the world, people are looking for something--anything--that can provide an alternative to the gas-powered vehicles that take a negative toll on their wallet and the…

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Electric Car Rebates and New Tech

We all see them driving around with their neo-modern design reminiscent of The Jetsons, though I'm unsure as to why they don't design one that looks like a classic corvette, rather than a 1950s idea o…

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Is This The Most Fuel-Efficient Porsche Of All Time?

Porsche, maker of some of the world's fastest and most luxurious sports cars, recently announced that it would soon unveil its second production hybrid model, the Panamera S Hybrid. The manufacturer c…

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Around the World on Zero Carbon a Day

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … Hy-Bird! The race to fly a “green” plane around the world is on, and French company Lisa Airplanes says its zero-carbon Hy-Bird aircraft will make the trip as early a…

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Hummers vs. Hybrids

Plenty of ink and megapixels were dedicated last year to a study that purported to expose the true cost--in environmental terms--of a Prius and concluded that it was really no more "green" than a Humm…

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Gas Prices and the Hybrid Car

The Internets were abuzz today with Toyota's dramatic unveiling of the next-generation Prius at the North American International Auto Show. The top-selling hybrid hopes to keep its spot with a car tha…

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The Clean Cars in Our Future

In 50 years, we'll look back on the internal combustion engine and see it as a giant anachronism, like the steam locomotive. So declares Elon Musk, a software entrepreneur turned energy pioneer who so…

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